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Make 2013 The Year A Jamaica Bay Documentary Gets Produced

Posted By Willie Simpson On January 3, 2013 @ 10:00 am In News & Features | 1 Comment


The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Source: Howard N2GOT / Flickr

Dan Hendrick is a Queens-based environmental activist producing a film called “Jamaica Bay Lives,” and he is about $400 dollars short of raising the funds needed to complete his project.

Speaking to the Queens Chronicle [2], Hendrick summarized the goal and importance of his project:

Hurricane Sandy is a wake-up call for our nation about the importance of preparing for a changing climate. Many people are now homeless or struggling to find ways to pay for repairs. The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge has been permanently altered. The subway line that connects Jamaica Bay to the rest of New York City was seriously damaged and won’t open for months. The very future of the bay and those who call it home is a giant question mark.

Please help us document these pivotal moments and draw attention to the importance of saving Jamaica Bay.

To contribute online to Hendrick’s project, visit his website at ioby.org/project/jamaica-bay-lives [3] or email him for more information at jamaicabaylives@gmail.com [4].

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[1] Image: http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/?attachment_id=41121

[2] Queens Chronicle: http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/jamaica-bay-film-funds-sought/article_e45e9dcb-d2fb-5502-b442-57ad39ca1a7a.html

[3] ioby.org/project/jamaica-bay-lives: http://ioby.org/project/jamaica-bay-lives

[4] jamaicabaylives@gmail.com: mailto:jamaicabaylives@gmail.com

[5] Volunteers Needed To Help Restore Salt Marsh In Jamaica Bay: http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2013/05/volunteers-needed-to-help-restore-salt-marsh-in-jamaica-bay/

[6] Teens In Student Conservation Association Clean Up Gateway National Recreational Area: http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2013/08/teens-in-student-conservation-association-clean-up-gateway-national-recreational-area/

[7] Some Jamaica Bay Residents Resent Bay Restoration While Their Homes Are Still Damaged: http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2013/09/some-jamaica-bay-residents-resent-bay-restoration-while-their-homes-are-still-damaged/

[8] New Management Plan Considers The Future Of Jamaica Bay: http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2013/08/the-future-of-jamaica-bay/

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