• 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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  • Sand Replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach

    Sand replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach has begun. During this project, sections of the beach will be closed to the public for their safety. Replenishment is expected to take up to two weeks.

Event Details

  • 05/11/2013

    Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (718)318-4340

What wild birds help prevent people from getting sick?  What birds act like farmers?  Hear how common birds of the refuge benefit humans and the rest of the ecosystem on this family-friendly walk.  We'll have binoculars available to borrow, please bring your own if you have them. (1 mile)  Bus Q52/53.