• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.


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The Newsroom

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A volunteer from Goldman Sachs plants native beach grass.

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Volunteers Make the News

The valuable contributions of volunteers do not go unrecognized! Below is a collection of true stories of volunteers improving Gateway National Recreation Area.

Student Conservation Association at Frank Charles Park

NY1, Queens Courier, Queens Chronicle

Student Conservation Association at Canarsie Park

Canarsie Courier

Student Conservation Association in Jamaica Bay

NY Daily News

Jeff Sohn at Floyd Bennett Field

Westchester Magazine

Student Conservation Association in Sandy Hook


NYC YouthWRAP in Jamaica Bay Voice of America

Jamaica Bay Science and Resilience Center, with Student Conservation Association in Jamaica Bay

WFUV Radio

Student Conservation Association in Staten Island

Staten Island Advance

Student Conservation Association in Breezy Point

The Denver Post

Partnership with Sadhana Huffington Post
Student Conservation Association Participants Create New Trail West Indian


Special News

Technology is altering the charitable and volunteering industries. Read how organizations are adopting new tools, such as the web and social media, to augment classic methods, in order to lend a helping hand.

President Obama is calling on Americans to volunteer! Here's the executive order he issued as part of his plan to boost community service.

In August 2013, Mayor Bloomberg, Secretary of the Interior Jewell, National Park Service Director Jarvis, and other officials announced that the City University of New York will host Jamaica Bay's new Science and Resilience Institute. Volunteers with the Student Conservation Association and Jamaica Bay Restoration Corps were applauded for their storm recovery work at Gateway. The Institute will use cutting edge science to protect New York City from powerful storms.
Watch the press conference here.

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The Gateway Chronicle
Gateway National Recreation Area's official source of VIP news.

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