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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...

Councilman Deutsch Organizes Free Trip To Governors Island For Seniors –...

UPDATE: The trip is booked up and they are not taking any more reservations. Original post: Does 30 years old count as a senior? According...

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...

Jamaica Bay Science And Resilience Institute Will Investigate Natural Storm Resistance...

Federal and city officials announced the formation of an ambitious new research group that will focus its studies on the area in and around...

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,...

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...

President Obama Approves Rockaways Pipeline Project

Issuing what appears to be the final nail in the coffin for opponents of the proposed natural gas Rockaway Pipeline Project, President Obama signed...

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...

Video: Plumb Beach Sand Pumping In Action

  As we reported last week, the Army Corp of Engineers began the process of restoring Plumb Beach by pumping more than 127,000 cubic yards...