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Sheepshead Bay’s Iconic Swans Back On State’s Kill List, Sort Of

The state has released a new plan to manage the booming mute swan population, telling critics that if they don't want to see the...

Thursday: Get Involved In Making Jamaica Bay More Storm Resilient

A new institute established to bolster the social and ecological research of Jamaica Bay and the communities around it has won millions of dollars...

Photos: After $15 Million Restoration, Marine Park’s White Island Isn’t Just...

by Diana Bruk A group of New Yorkers hailing from all five boroughs gathered early Saturday morning at the Marine Park salt marsh for a rare...

John Dewey High School Students Help Revive Gravesend Bay’s Oyster Beds

The waters around New York City were once home to a thriving population of oysters, which served an important ecological role. After virtually disappearing...

Plumb Beach Cat Colony Given Stay Of Exe-CUTE-tion!

You didn't actually think we'd get through this story without a headline pun did you? The National Park Service (NPS) has agreed to give more time to...

National Parks Service To “Dismantle” Stray Cat Colony On Plumb Beach,...

The above sign went up at Plumb Beach late last week, warning parkgoers that the National Park Service will be moving to "dismantle" cat colonies...

After A Month In Rehab, This Adorable Baby Seal Found On...

It was not too long ago that a baby harp seal was spotted on the sands of Coney Island last month. The seal had parasites and...

After A Month In Rehab, This Adorable Baby Seal Found On...

It was not too long ago that a baby harp seal was spotted on the sands of Coney Island last month. The seal had parasites and...

12,000 Free Trees Available – Here’s Where To Get One

The New York Restoration Project, a non-profit dedicated to building greenspaces and the lead partner of the MillionTreesNYC initiative, is going all out this...

12,000 Free Trees Available – Here’s Where To Get One

The New York Restoration Project, a non-profit dedicated to building greenspaces and the lead partner of the MillionTreesNYC initiative, is going all out this...

Baby Seal Found Tanning On Brighton Beach This Weekend

A baby harp seal was spotted on the shores of Brighton Beach on Saturday morning sunning himself. The seal was seen at approximately 8:30 a.m....

Local Pols Introduce Legislation To Protect Swans

Queens State Senator Tony Avella has introduced a bill that would establish a two-year moratorium on the state Department of Environmental Conservation's plan to...

On Webers Court, Where Swans And People Live Side-By-Side, Mute Swans...

Paige Strackman has lived for eight years in her home on Webers Court, a bungalow-lined private street off Emmons Avenue that ends in a...

Breakdown: The Mute Swan Management Plan That Could See Sheepshead’s Iconic...

We recently published an article announcing New York State's newest plan to eliminate mute swan, the iconic species the dot the Sheepshead Bay waterfront,...

And Now They Want To Murder Sheepshead Bay’s Swans…

The water gently lulls as the seagulls echo each other and the swans create the soft ripples that circle outwards towards idyllic sidewalks filled...