Sunday: Jamaica Bay Ecology Cruise (SPONSORED)

This is a sponsored announcement from The American Littoral Society.


Sunday, June 24 (3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

Join us for a special 3-hour narrated tour of Jamaica Bay aboard the “Golden Sunshine” out of Sheepshead Bay.

Meet 2:30 p.m. at Pier 4 ( Emmons Avenue & Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn). 

Learn about the history & ecology of the Bay and see nesting, falcons, osprey, herons, egrets, ibis, shorebirds and waterfowl.  Leaders: Mickey Cohen, Don Riepe.

Cost: $45  includes 3-hour narrated tour of backwater marshes, wine & cheese, fruit, drink, snacks.

To reserve, send a check for $45/person to: American Littoral Society, c/o Don Riepe, 28 West 9th Road, Broad Channel, NY 11693.  For more information call (718) 318-9344 or e-mail:

This is a cooperative program between Gateway National Recreation Area, NYC Audubon, NYC Sierra Club and the American Littoral Society. For more field trips and programs visit our website at .

Rain date: Sunday, July 1,  3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Check out Sheepshead Bites’ write-up of the Ecology Cruise!

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