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Six public information sessions on the General Management Plan for Gateway: Jacob Riis Park morning
Fri, 08/10/2012 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
National Park Service - Gateway National Recreation Area
A series of outdoor information sessions will take place in August 2012 at all three units of Gateway: Sandy Hook, New Jersey; Jacob Riis Park, Queens, and; Great Kills Park on Staten Island. More open houses are planned for September. Stay tuned!
At Sandy Hook, N.J. (Lot D/Sea Gull's Nest, Hartshorne Drive):
Friday, August 3, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
and Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 3:00 to 7:00 P.M.
At Jacob Riis Park, Queens:
Saturday, August 4, 2012, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
and Friday, August 10, 2012 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
At Great Kills Park, Staten Island:
Sunday, August 5, 2012, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
and Saturday, August 11, 2012, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Transportation to Jacob Riis Park Information Sessions and Bird Walks presented by New York City Audubon. Preregister please. Website: http://www.nycaudubon.org/let-your-voice-be-heard-help-protect-jamaica-bay
Saturday, August 4, 9am-2pm, Guide: Don Riepe
Friday, August 10, 9am-2pm, Guide: Gabriel Willow
Meet at 71 W. 23rd Street and travel with NYC Audubon to Jacob Riis Park. Enjoy a free bird walk with Gabriel Willow or Don Riepe before stopping by to provide comments on the General Management Plan at a National Park Service public information session. Free transportation will be provided from our 23rd Street office in Manhattan. ***Please email us asap to register for either date. Contact Adriana Palmer firstname.lastname@example.org. Free
Three years ago, Gateway began its journey to develop a General Management Plan (GMP), a blueprint for the park's future. The Summer 2012 newsletter describes the GMP's progress over the last 18 months.
Highlighted in this newsletter are three management alternativesthat lay out different directions for the park. These alternatives define some ideas for preservation of the park's natural areas and historic sites. They offer different kinds of recreation and education experiences, and explore ways we can collaborate with others to make this vision a reality.
Please take a few minutes and review the information presented in this newsletter, especially the draft management alternatives. Suggestions and comments will be collected by one of the following ways:
Drop by one of the August information sessions or September open houses to learn more about the GMP. Speak with one of the planning team members and review presentation boards and maps. Fill out a comment form to tell us what you think.
Can't make one of the sessions? Fill out a comment form on-line.
Call the park planning office at 718-354-4628 and request a newsletter or comment form to be mailed or FAXed to you.
Download the latest GMP newsletter, section by section:Interested mainly in one section of the park? Click below and find just what you're looking for.