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Step up and Clean a Beach

Step up and Clean a Beach

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Every year, the International Coastal Cleanup includes our area, thanks to the efforts of the Northeast Chapter of the American Littoral Society. Based in Broad Channel, Queens, the chapter continues its work, urging boaters and other beach lovers to make a difference by volunteering at the 30th annual New York State Beach Cleanup on […]

Cleaning Our Beaches Together

Cleaning Our Beaches Together

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

    Boaters and beach goers value our shorelines and waterways, and want to see the removal of the garbage and debris littering our beaches and washing into the water. One group urging boaters to get involved in cleaning up our beaches and protecting the maritime environment is The Northeast Chapter of the American Littoral […]

Sea Change for Jamaica Bay

Sea Change for Jamaica Bay

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Jamaica Bay has played many roles in the lively history of New York. The fertile marshes provided rich fishing grounds for Lenape Indians, and the tides gave power to the Dutch gristmills along its banks. The waters teemed with bass, weakfish, flounder, and oysters; migratory birds gathered to rest and recharge for their long journeys […]