• 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

  • 08/24/2013

    Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Queens Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Contact Phone Number: (718)318-4340

Our annual program for birders in the tri-state area.  Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge is internationally known as an important shorebird migration stopover hotspot.  This all-day workshop will focus on the identification, ecology, and enjoyment of this special group of birds.  Leaders: Kevin Karlson, Don Riepe, Lloyd Spitalnik and several other expert guides.  To reserve call the refuge at (718)318-4340 or email: donriepe@gmail.com  Bus: Q52, 53.