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New York City’s Coastal Future: What Can Jamaica Bay Be? – Part 1

Marking five years since Superstorm Sandy, Science of the Living City is hosting a three-part event on the changing coastal areas in Jamaica Bay. This event will bring together voices from over 25 local organizations to discuss the current life in the watershed and its climate change threats, and present ideas for the watershed’s future.

Part 1: Life in the Jamaica Bay Watershed
October 10, 2017

The Bay and its watershed are teeming with life, from the smallest microbes and unique flora to striped bass, migratory birds, and marine mammals. Part one of the series will explore ecological communities in the Bay and the threats they face from climate change.

Moderator: Patti Rafferty, National Park Service

Speakers: Philip Orton (Stevens Institute), John Waldman (Queens College), John McMurray (fishing captain), Sarah Charlop-Powers (Natural Areas Conservancy), Jennifer Bolstad (Local Office Landscape Architecture)

October 10, 2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Annual Children's Festival "The World of Dance"

Natural Area Conservancy