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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

Aug 29, 2015

10th Annual Shorebird Festival at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Apr 27, 2015

Volunteers Needed for Diamondback Terrapin Research



Dec 5, 2015

Visionmaker: Jamaica Bay Workshop for Environmental NGOs December 5, 2015

Nov 5, 2015

Visionmaker: Jamaica Bay Workshop for Researchers November 5, 2015 TODAY!

Nov 4, 2015

Visionmaker: Jamaica Bay Workshop for Community Boards November 4, 2015


In the Spotlight

November, 2015

Promoting Environmental Awareness Among Practicing Hindus

The New York Times reports on a Hindu group leading an effort to spread environmental awareness and best practices among fellow believers. View the Article.


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.



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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