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Jamaica Bay Rockaway Parks Conservancy Update


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report from the Conservancy on their recent work around the bay

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Jamaica Bay Rockaway Parks Conservancy Update

  1. 1. Jamaica BayTask Force November 2, 2017
  2. 2. AboutUs The Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy is a public- private partnership dedicated to improving public parkland throughout Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway peninsula.
  3. 3. SharedVision forSuccess
  4. 4. LocalOffice 177 Beach 116th Street, Suite 4 Rockaway Park
  5. 5. Rockaway! Arts Festival Rockaway! public arts festival celebrated the reopening of historic Fort Tilden and recognized the ongoing recovery of the Rockaway peninsula. The festival attracted more than 12,000 people during its two-month run in 2014.
  6. 6. MarianS. Heiskell Beach Grass Nursery at Floyd Bennett Field A 3.25-acre beach grass nursery at Floyd Bennett Field. Plants from the nursery are used to stabilize dunes that buffer the Rockaway coastline from storms and sea level rise.
  7. 7. Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Jamaica BayWildlife Refuge North and South Garden • North Garden work to be completed by late 2017 • The project will be followed by long-term monitoring of the site and adaptive management.
  8. 8. NaturalAreas Conservancy Partnership
  9. 9. Beach 88th Street
  10. 10. Volunteer Projects Supporting Parks and Local Organizations to Improve Open Spaces!
  11. 11. Jamaica Bay & Rockaway Projects MappingTool Available on our website at
  12. 12. New Events andActivities MappingTool
  13. 13. Other Programs
  14. 14. For More Information…. | | (347) 690-0931 Instagram: @JBRPC | Twitter: @JBRPC | Facebook: @JBRPConservancy
  15. 15. Thank you.