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The Jamaica Bay Research and Management Information Network (JBRMIN) is a growing community-driven knowledge base of past, present, and future activities in Jamaica Bay, drawing on information from federal, state and local government agencies, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The site features:


What's Happening on the Bay

Public Events


May 12, 2016

Eco-Festival 2016: Environmental Justice For All

Mar 17, 2016

Saving Jamaica Bay: A Documentary Film

Sep 18, 2015

Sandy Hook BioBlitz 2015

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Meetings


May 5, 2016

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting May 5, 2016

Mar 13, 2016

Visionmaker: Jamaica Bay Workshop for Environmental NGOs March 13, 2016

Feb 1, 2016

Visionmaker: Jamaica Bay Workshop for K-12 Educators February 1, 2016

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In the Spotlight

May, 2016

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting May 5, 2016

For more information, go to the JB Ecowatchers website

Agenda:

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

6:45 Update on West Pond Breach Reconstruction; Jen Nersesian (NPS)

7:05 Advocacy, Sunset Cove Park, Phase 2; Dan Mundy Jr.  (BCCA)

7:25 Invasive Species Removal Progress Update; Patti Rafferty (NPS)

7:40 Update on Jamaica....
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Publication Announcements


April, 2016
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study

The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Atlantic Coast of New York, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. View the Webpage.


March, 2016
Fort Tilden Shore Access and Resiliency Project Environmental Assessment

The National Park Service (NPS) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate a range of alternatives to address changes to access and visitor safety brought about by Hurricane Sandy at Fort Tilden Beach, Queens, New York. Comments may be submitted on-line by March 25, 2016. View the EAWebpage.


May, 2015
NPS Drafts MOA in Proposing to Rehabilitate Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse

The National Park Service (NPS) has drafted a Memo of Agreement (MOA) based on consultation with the New York State Historic Preservation Office in proposing to rehabilitate the Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse and to demolish two support structures, the pump house just west of the Bathhouse, and the Bay 13 concessions stand at the west end of the promenade. The public is encouraged to submit comments May 13-27, 2015 via webpage or mail. View the Webpage.


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News

November, 2015
Promoting Environmental Awareness Among Practicing Hindus
October, 2015
The Battle Starts: Port Ambrose LNG Environmental Impact Statement Released
Pilot Program Aims to Save Jamaica Bay's Shrinking Marshes
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