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    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

Permits for Gateway Visitor Activities Delayed at Staten Island

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Date: February 2, 2009
Contact: Brian Feeney, 718-354-4606

Gateway National Recreation Area access permits for activities on Staten Island, including fishing, boat launch, and birding will not be available until Sunday, March 1, 2009. Existing permits that expire on January 31, 2009 will be honored through February 28, 2009.

Permits for all of Gateway’s Staten Island activities are issued at the Great Kills Park Education Field Station. The Field Station is open Friday—Monday from 9:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m. New permits can be obtained for $50.00 payable by check, cash or money order. For additional information call: 718-987-6790.


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