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And Today We’re Freaking Out About The Geese

Another day, another animal in the cross-hairs of the wildlife gestapo. In the wacky world of wildlife preservation, we've seen battles rage over swans and...

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,...

Jamaica Bay Pipeline Moves Forward As Feds Issue Favorable Report; Public...

The controversial natural gas pipeline, proposed to run underneath the Rockaways, through Jamaica Bay, and into Floyd Bennett Field National Park, has been plodding...

New Management Plan Considers The Future Of Jamaica Bay

The Obama administration is looking to transform Jamaica Bay and other parks located in urban areas, into hotspots for hiking, biking, boating and camping,...

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...

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...

Construction On The Jamaica Bay Pipeline Is Officially Underway

After months of protests, legal wrangling and more last-minute protests, the controversial Jamaica Bay Pipeline project is now in construction. According to a report by Gotham Gazette,...

Coley’s Trackers May Lose Contact With Majestic Bird

It looks like Coley, the famous osprey, might be giving the slip to the scientists that track the Jamaica Bay bird's every move. According...

Coley The Osprey Is Back In Jamaica Bay!

We've been passing along updates from the National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy on the movements of the wondrous Coley, the Osprey who makes his summer...

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...

Deadline To Apply For Hundreds Of Jobs In Jamaica Bay Is...

If you are unemployed, between the ages of 18 and 24, and looking for a good paying job, than this may be the opportunity...

Bring A Touch Of Mother Nature To Our Airports

Jamaica Bay is one of Mother Nature's precious jewels, filling our lives with wondrous natural fauna and cute little baby ducks. An airport is the...

“Hurricane Sandy: Before And After” Photo Exhibit

A fascinating and revealing photo exhibit is being unveiled at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Queens next week, detailing Superstorm Sandy's impact on...

Update On Coley The Osprey, Hangin’ In His Winter Habitat

Coley the osprey, the majestic bird being tracked via GPS by a group of scientists, is not home right now. The lucky guy is...

Long Recovery Expected For Gateway Recreation Area

Six weeks after Superstorm Sandy struck the Gateway Recreational Area, a majority of the space remains closed, according to a New York Times report. The...