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Harbor Herons and Colonial Waterbirds Annual Symposium


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Chief of Resources Management for Gateway National Recreation Area, Dave Avrin, informs Harbor Heron and Colonial Waterbird Meeting group of the General Management Plan currently underway within the park and how to get involved in the process.

Chief of Resources Management for Gateway National Recreation Area, Dave Avrin, informs symposium attendees of the General Management Plan currently underway within the park and how to get involved in the process.  Scientific research plays an important role in management decisions at Gateway National Recreation Area and other National Parks throughout the country.

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Beginning in 2004, the National Park Service partnered with the New York City Audubon Society to convene the Harbor Herons and Colonial Waterbirds symposium. Initially focused on herons and colonial nesting waterbirds, the evolution of the event has resulted in an annual meeting and the inclusion of a number of other topics related to wetland and waterbird populations in and around the New York Estuary as well as major areas along the Atlantic Flyway.

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Did You Know?

Fort Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth, located on Staten Island at the Narrows (next to the Verrazano Bridge), is one of the oldest military sites in the nation. This site has controlled the entrance to New York Harbor since the Washington administration.