Tomorrow: Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Source: Flickr / Howard N2GOT (Howard Brier)

The Jamaica Bay Task Force (JBTF) will meet April 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Crossbay Boulevard in Broad Channel, Queens.

Items on tap for that evening’s meeting include building a new marsh island in Jamaica Bay, DEP projects in Jamaica Bay 2012, an overview of the Rockaway/Gateway gas pipeline, as well as other National Park Service (NPS) issues and concerns in Jamaica Bay.

The public is invited to attend and partake in the open discussion period.

The JBTF is a body of private citizens, scientists, and federal, state, regional, and local agency representatives that share a common interest in Jamaica Bay.

To learn more about what the JBTF does and how to get involved, contact Don Riepe of the American Littoral Society at (718) 318-9344/ or Dan Mundy of the Jamaica Bay EcoWatchers at (718) 634-5032/