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What's Happening on the Bay

Public Events


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

Jul 26, 2014

SRI@JB Summer Lecture Series: Disturbance on the Bay: The Long and Short of It

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Meetings


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

Oct 16, 2014

Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan Community Workshop

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In the Spotlight

January, 2015

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

The National Park Service (NPS) is holding an Open House on the status of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge West Pond Environmental Assessment effort. This project addresses storm damage to Gateway National Recreation Area ‘s West Pond which occured during Hurricane Sandy and is in its early stages of planning. NPS received public input during the initial Comment Period, June 30 – July 30, 2014, and now invites everyone to learn....
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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.


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News

December, 2014
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
November, 2014
Fighting for the Place He Calls Home
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