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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,...

Check Out These 10 Chilling Photos Of Jamaica Bay Frozen Over

This week's polar vortex, in which temperatures with wind chills dipped into the negative degrees, generated its fair share of grousing on social media,...

Despite JFK Airport’s Shotgun Wielding “Wildlife Specialists,” Snowy Owls Alive And...

Snowy owls are usually a rare and prized sight for birdwatchers, but this year Jamaica Bay bird lovers are the beneficiary of an unprecedented...

Liberty Natural Gas Looking To Build Fuel Port Outside New York...

Local environmentalists were outraged at Liberty Natural Gas's proposed plan to place a fuel port 20 miles off the coast of New York Harbor....

New Details On Plans To Make Jamaica Bay A Tourist Destination

The effort to turn Jamaica Bay into an action-packed tourist destination has ramped up in recent months as the spring and summer season kicked...

Cuomo Approves Project To Restore Salt Marshes In Jamaica Bay

Governor Andrew Cuomo approved a plan to inject some much needed funds to restore 28 acres of salt marsh in an effort to provide...

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...

New Food And Concessions Headed To Jamaica Bay?

Officials from the Parks Department and the National Parks Service are collaborating on plans to bring food concession stands, and bike and kayak rentals...

Authorities Outline Sandy’s Impact On Jamaica Bay, Short- And Long-Term

A cadre of city, state and federal representatives spoke of Superstorm Sandy's impact on Jamaica Bay last Tuesday at the latest Jamaica Bay Task Force meeting,...

Opposition To Proposed Pipeline Is Still Growing

As we recently reported, the proposed construction of the Rockaways Pipeline Project crossed another hurdle towards reality when President Obama recently signed H.R. 2606, approving the...