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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 […]

All By Yourself

All By Yourself

January 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. You have the day off with no commitments, the weather is great, and water conditions are perfect— it’s time for a boat ride! But there’s a catch, as your usual first mate and all your boating pals are unavailable. Will you boat alone, or sit out the day? The thought of going solo may […]

Operation Pretty Picture

Operation Pretty Picture

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Superstorm Sandy unleashed its fury on Long Island in 2012, with damage estimates rising well above $500 billion. The devastation included Long Beach losing its iconic boardwalk, Fire Island’s boathouse and ferry terminal washing away, almost half of Freeport under water, Tobay Beach’s ocean dunes disappearing, and more than 100,000 residential homes damaged or […]