Jamaica Bay Videos

NPS volunteer Elizabeth Reif, holding a diamondback terrapin
NPS Volunteer Elizabeth Reif, holding a diamondback terrapin

Photo by NPS volunteer Devora Fein

JAMAICA BAY, GATEWAY NRA

Citizen scientists look out for Jamaica Bay’s turtles (4:28)

Citizen scientists, from high school students to college professors, volunteer to keep watch over Jamaica Bay’s population of diamondback terrapins.

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Jamaica Bay is for the birds (3:41)

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge is a safe haven for nearly 350 different species of birds from all over the hemisphere.

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Climate change threatens Jamaica Bay’s salt marshes (4:29)

Even a small rise in the water level can drown Jamaica Bay’s salt marshes. See what Gateway National Recreation Area is doing to preserve this important wildlife habitat.
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Last updated: February 26, 2015

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