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    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

Earth Day Clean-up at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

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Date: April 15, 2010

Celebrate National Park Week, National Volunteer Week, and Earth Day by volunteering to clean-up some of the park’s resources on April 22, 2010 at 9 a.m.. Join together and in the spirit of Earth Day, help remove litter and trash from the shoreline of the North Channel Bridge. Carpooling from Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to the bridge is encouraged. Groups are welcome. For reservations and more information: 718-318-4340.

Did You Know?

The NC 4 in flight.

The first transatlantic flight departed from the Rockaway Naval Air Station on Jamaica Bay in 1919. Today, it is the site of Gateway NRA's Jacob Riis Park.