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What's Happening on the Bay

Public Events

Apr 22, 2015

Eco-Festival 2015: Green vs. Green: Capitalizing on Nature to Grow a Sustainable Future

Aug 9, 2014

SRI@JB Summer Lecture Series: Eric Sanderson of the WCS

Aug 2, 2014

SRI@JB Summer Lecture Series: Water Improvements and Community



Mar 19, 2015

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting

Jan 22, 2015

NPS Holding Open House on Status of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge West Pond Environmental Assessment

Oct 22, 2014

Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan Community Workshop


In the Spotlight

March, 2015

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting


6:30 Sign in, Introductions, Acknowledgment of Elected/Agency Officials; Dan Mundy (JB Ecowatchers) & Don Riepe (ALS)

6:45 Habitat Maintenance at the Wildlife Refuge; Don Riepe (ALS)

7:05 Science and Resilience Institute @ Jamaica Bay (SRI@JB) Co-Chair Report; Dan Mundy Jr. (JB Ecowatchers)

7:25 Update on Jamaica Bay BNR Program; Keith Mahoney (NYCDEP)

7:45 Preliminary Jamaica Bay Alternative Formulation; Dan Falt (USACE)

8:05 Update on Su....

Publication Announcements

December, 2014
Liberty Natural Gas LLC, Port Ambrose Deepwater Port Draft EIS Released

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has issued a Public Notice on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Liberty Natural Gas LLC, Port Ambrose Deepwater Port project, now Available for Comment till February 15, 2014. Two public meetings will be held, the first on January 7, 2015 at the Hilton New York JFK Airport, 144-02 135th Avenue, Jamaica, New York, and the second on January 8, 2015 at the Sheraton Eatontown Hotel, 6 Industrial Way East, Eatontown, NJ to discuss details of the DEIS. View the Webpage.

July, 2014
Petition to Restore the West Pond at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Several organizations including the Birders’ Coalition for Gateway, New York City Audubon, New York State Ornithological Association, Linnaean Society of New York, Brooklyn Bird Club, Queens County Bird Club, Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers, and American Littoral Society have put together a petition to restore the West Pond to its original freshwater state. View the Petition.

May, 2014
BOEM Notice: Potential Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities Offshore New York

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), has published a Notice for issuing commercial wind leases on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore New York. View the Notice.



December, 2014
Bad Gas
Adam Parris Named Executive Director of Science and Resilience Institute (SRI) at Jamaica Bay
Jamaica Bay Offers Ocean of Knowledge for New York City's STEM Students

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