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Plumb Beach – Sheepshead Bay’s Rough Diamond

If you’re a South Brooklynite, chances are you’ve passed that beach right at the end of Emmons Avenue.  Perhaps you’ve driven by as you...

Tonight: Get Involved In Improving Jamaica Bay At The Jamaica Bay...

Jamaica Bay remains one of New York City's most important natural jewels, a network of marsh islands and waterways spanning from Rockaway Inlet and...

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...

Volunteer At Gateway National Park This Earth Day

To commemorate Earth Day, join the Jamaica Bay Unit of Brooklyn and Queens to help spruce up your favorite places in Gateway, this Tuesday,...

Take A Hike! Learn About Floyd Bennett’s Natural And Cultural History

Join American Littoral Society naturalist Mickey Maxwell Cohen and discover birds, early wildflowers and hidden World War II military bunkers in the developing maritime...

Pint-Sized Aviation Enthusiasts Invited To “Flights of Discovery” At Floyd Bennett

Children on spring break are invited to attend “Flights of Discovery,” this Wednesday, April 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Floyd Bennett...

Sunday: Two Historical Presentations At Floyd Bennett’s Ryan Visitor Center

Two exciting, historical presentations will be taking place this Sunday, December 15 at Floyd Bennett Field’s Ryan Visitor Center. Famous First Flights: Jamaica Bay has...

Grimm Blasted For Trying To Have It Both Ways In Government...

Representative Michael Grimm (R), was ripped by Brooklyn and Staten Island Democrats for voting to continue the government shutdown while at the same time...

Today: All About Airplanes Storytime For Four- And Five-Year-Olds At Floyd...

Sorry for the short notice, but if you’re looking for a fun and educational activity for your four- or five-year-old this afternoon, head on...

Pipeline Company Issues Detailed Study Of Flooding Risk To Jamaica Bay...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITif2bgqMtE?rel=0] The company seeking to run a gas pipeline under Floyd Bennett Field and build a meter and regulating station in a historic airplane...

Saturday: Earth Day Beach Cleanup At Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Volunteers are wanted to help celebrate the upcoming Earth Day by helping to clean up marine debris at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in...

Spend Spring Break With Your Pals At Jamaica Bay

Gateway National Recreation Area’s Jamaica Bay Unit has lots of family-friendly Spring Break programs going on at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and Fort...

UPDATE: More Details On Concessions Coming To Jamaica Bay

Earlier this month we reported on plans by the Parks Department and the National Parks Service (NPS) to introduce more tourist-friendly elements to Jamaica...

Floyd Bennett Campgrounds Reopen, And Other Post-Sandy Developments At Gateway

The Gateway National Recreation Area announced the state of their recovery following the destruction left by Superstorm Sandy late last October. Many parks have already...