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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


Sep 18, 2015

Sandy Hook BioBlitz 2015

Apr 27, 2015

Volunteers Needed for Diamondback Terrapin Research

Apr 22, 2015

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

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Meetings


Mar 19, 2015

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting March 19, 2015

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

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In the Spotlight

September, 2015

Sandy Hook BioBlitz 2015

The American Littoral Society, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), seek scientists, amateur naturalists, and volunteers to participate in the 2nd BioBlitz of Sandy Hook from 3pm Friday, September 18th through 3pm Saturday, September 19th 2015. View the Webpage.

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Publication Announcements


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.


April, 2015
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District along with the 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. Comments may be submitted to Robert Smith, NEPA Coordinator, USACE, New York District, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10279-0090, (917) 790-8614, robert.j.smith@usace.army.mil. View the Webpage.


February, 2015
Fort Tilden Shore Road Shoreline Resiliency Project - Environmental Assessment (EA)

The National Park Service (NPS), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration - Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate a range of alternatives to address access, safety, and shoreline resiliency at Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area due to changes brought about by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The NPS is soliciting comments from interested agencies, groups and individuals, and encourages your participation throughout the planning process. The Comment period is from February 25 to March 20, 2015. View the Webpage.


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News

May, 2015
Schumer Urges DOI to Fund Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse Renovation and West Pond Restoration
March, 2015
Former Jamaica Bay Task Force Leader Eugenia Flatow Passes Away at the Age of 93
December, 2014
Bad Gas
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