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A volunteer from Goldman Sachs plants native beach grass.

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Volunteers Make the News

The valuable contributions of volunteers do not go unrecognized! Below is a collection of true stories of volunteers improving Gateway National Recreation Area.


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Technology is altering the charitable and volunteering industries. Read how organizations are adopting new tools, such as the web and social media, to augment classic methods, in order to lend a helping hand.

In August 2013, Mayor Bloomberg, Secretary of the Interior Jewell, National Park Service Director Jarvis, and other officials announced that the City University of New York will host Jamaica Bay's new Science and Resilience Institute. Volunteers with the Student Conservation Association and Jamaica Bay Restoration Corps were applauded for their storm recovery work at Gateway. The Institute will use cutting edge science to protect New York City from powerful storms.
Watch the press conference here.

Last updated: May 1, 2018

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