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Tomorrow: Environmentally-Minded Vollies Needed For Coastal Cleanup And It’s My Park...

The Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium Education Department and Partnerships for Parks' Catalyst Program invite you to participate as they conduct a shoreline survey...

Explore Conservation In NYC With New Teen Program At Prospect Park...

If your teen is interested in sustainability and technology, be sure to check out an upcoming program from The Wildlife Conservation Society. Creative Activism in...

Sex On The Beach: Horseshoe Crab Mating Season Has Kicked Off

Hundreds of horseshoe crabs invaded the subtle slopes of Plumb Beach's shoreline in their own sex-fueled, prehistoric rendition of the Allied invasion of Normandy...

Congress To Vote On Jamaica Bay Pipeline Today, Perhaps For The...

According to the legislative calendar for the House of Representatives, H.R. 2606, better known as the New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act or...

With 5,000 Petitions In Hand, Jamaica Bay Gas Pipeline Opponents Urge...

The Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline (CARP) delivered petitions with 5,000 signatures to Senator Charles Schumer’s Manhattan office Tuesday as members of the environmental...

New Petition Against The Jamaica Bay Gas Pipeline Targets President Obama

Opponents of the proposed Jamaica Bay gas pipeline have crafted another petition to showcase their disdain for the plans, following the U.S. Senate's approval of the...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline Opponents Speak Out Following Senate Approval

We reported on Monday about the United States Senate giving the green light to H.R. 2606, clearing one of the last major hurdles to...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline Clears Another Major Hurdle, Closer To Becoming A...

The Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline is nearly a done deal. Legislation permitting the construction of the pipeline has passed the U.S. Senate, removing one of the last...

Help Save The Diamondback Terrapins Of Jamaica Bay! (P.S. – They’re...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPASdxSCjV0?rel=0] Dr. Russell Burke is out to save the Diamondback Terrapins of Jamaica Bay. Diamondback Terrapins are unique turtles that live only in the coastal...

NY Times Weighs In On Jamaica Bay Pipeline

We've been covering the development and ramifications of the proposed Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline since this past April, and it seems that the...

Activists: Jamaica Bay Pipeline Could Open Up Other National Parks To...

Though the proposed installation of a natural gas pipeline beneath Jamaica Bay has sparked wide-ranging concerns from opponents - from environmental damage to the...

Saturday: Locals, Park Advocates To Hold Rally Against Proposed Jamaica Bay...

It's no secret that many locals are riled up about the plan to allow National Grid and the Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company (TRANSCO) to install...

Outdoor Information Sessions About Future Of Gateway To Be Held At...

Two outdoor information sessions concerning the future of Gateway National Park will be held at Jacob Riis Park, Queens, on August 4 and August...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline: Analyzing The Concerns, And Transco Williams’ Response

The Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company (TRANSCO), recently issued a required document in which they addressed concerns about the proposed Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project,...

Public Hearings On Jamaica Bay Natural Gas Pipeline

The following was sent to us from the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers: The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an...