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Meet us at the beach to help plan Gateway's future

Outdoor information sessions at the beach are informal events. Visitors can stop by, talk to a park representative and share your ideas. More formal open houses are planned for September.

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News Release Date: July 31, 2012
Contact: John Harlan Warren, 718-354-4608

WHAT: Help Gateway create a new vision for a great urban park in the 21st century. As part of the next phase of the on-going the General Management Plan (GMP) process, three draft management alternatives, each laying out a different direction for the park, are available for comments and suggestions. Information about the alternatives and GMP can be found on the park's website at http://www.nps.gov/gate/parkmgmt/gmp-2012.htm

A series of outdoor information sessions will take place in August 2012 at three locations: Sandy Hook, New Jersey; Jacob Riis Park, Queens, and; Great Kills Park on Staten Island. Stop by and meeting the GMP planning team, pick up a newsletter, and share your ideas at one of these informal, drop-in gatherings. Formal Open Houses are planned for September. Check out the park's website for locations and dates.

WHERE: Sandy Hook, N.J. (Lot D, Sea Gull's Nest, Hartshorne Drive); Jacob Riis Park Bath House, Queens; Great Kills Park Beach Center, Staten Island.


At Sandy Hook, N.J. (Lot D/Sea Gull's Nest, Hartshorne Drive):
Friday, August 3, 2012,
11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
and Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 3:00 to 7:00 P.M.

At Jacob Riis Park Bath House, Queens:
Saturday, August 4, 2012,
11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
and Friday, August 10, 2012 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

At Great Kills Park Beach Center, Staten Island:
Sunday, August 5, 2012,
11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
and Saturday, August 11, 2012, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

WHO: Everyone with ideas about Gateway's next twenty years.

NOTE: Learn about the three draft management alternatives in the latest GMP newsletter at http://www.nps.gov/gate/parkmgmt/gmp-2012.htm


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