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The Jamaica Bay Research and Management Information Network (JBRMIN) is a growing community-driven knowledge base of past, present, and future activities in Jamaica Bay, drawing on information from federal, state and local government agencies, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, and private industry. The site features:


What's Happening on the Bay

Public Events


May 18, 2019

Plumb Beach Cleanup May 18, 2019

Jan 5, 2019

Plumb Beach Cleanup

Jan 1, 2019

New Year's Day Walk in Jamaica Bay

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Meetings


May 9, 2019

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting May 9, 2019

Feb 13, 2019

Public Comment Hearings on Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project February

Nov 1, 2018

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting

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In the Spotlight

May, 2019

Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting May 9, 2019

For more information, go to the JB Ecowatchers website

Agenda for Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting, May 9, 2019:

6:30 Sign in, Introductions, Acknowledgment of Elected/Agency Officials; Dan Mundy (JB Ecowatchers) & Don Riepe (ALS)

6:45 Spring Creek Update; Steve Zahn (NYSDEC)   

7:05 Update on Jamaica Bay; Peter Weppler (USACE)

7:25 Shirley Chisholm State Park - Update; Leslie Wright (NYCPR)

7:45 Water....
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Publication Announcements


January, 2019
FERC Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project proposed by Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco). View the Webpage.


September, 2018
Atlantic Coast of New York, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study UPDATE

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYCDEC), and the City of New York, will be holding public meetings on October 4th & 10th, 2018, to provide study information and solicit comments on the revised Recommended Plan for the Atlantic Coast of New York, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study. As of August 31st, the Revised Draft Integrated Report is out for public & agency review and these meetings are to support public engagement. View the Webpage.


July, 2018
NPS Demolition of Building 69: Public Comment Period

The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to demolish building 69, a World War II temporary barrack building at Floyd Bennett Field. Building 69 is a historic building in the Floyd Bennett Field Historic District. The Public Comment Period is from July 3 through July 17, 2018. View the Webpage.


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News

January, 2019
Jamaica Bay Gets the Seal of Approval
October, 2018
Rarest Sea Turtle Nests on Queens Beach
May, 2018
Popular Stretch of Rockaway Beach to Close Due to Erosion
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