The Ryan Center at Floyd Bennett FieldA new institute established to bolster the social and ecological research of Jamaica Bay and the communities around it has won millions of dollars in grant money to make the critical resource more resilient, and are turning to locals for their input. The Science
I wonder if there’s a policy about taking trees on the subway… (Source: NYRP/Flickr)The New York Restoration Project [http://www.nyrp.org/], a non-profit dedicated to building greenspaces and the lead partner of the MillionTreesNYC [http://milliontreesnyc.org/html/home/home.shtml] initiative, is going all out
(Source: Wikimedia Commons)Rockaway Beach Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder announced last week that a project to restore and maintain Jamaica Bay’s wildlife reserve, a sprawling 18,000-acre wetland estuary, has won a $400,000 from the Regional Economic Development Council for habitat restoration. The project, Jamaica Bay Habitat Restoration and
Source: WilliamsAs we recently reported [/president-obama-approves-rockaways-pipeline-project/], the proposed construction of the Rockaways Pipeline Project crossed another hurdle towards reality when President Obama recently signed H.R. 2606, approving the measure that would connect a 3.17-mile natural gas line from the Atlantic Ocean underneath Jamaica Bay to a meter and
CARP members collecting petitions at Riis Park.We reported on Monday about the United States Senate giving the green light [/pipeline-bill-passes-pipeline-will-be-constructed-in-jamaica-bay/] to H.R. 2606 [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d112:H.R.2606:], clearing one of the last major hurdles to the installation of a natural gas
The following was sent to us from the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers: > The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will discuss the environmental impacts of the Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project involving construction and operation of facilities by Transcontinental Gas
We are all more acutely aware of the effects our activities have on the marine ecosystems since the catastrophic explosion and subsequent oil spill — the petroleum industry’s largest in history — devastated the Gulf of Mexico last year, claiming 11 human lives and taking an incalculable toll on marine life.