|Jamaica Bay Sunset Ecology Cruise|
|Sunday, June 26th @ 5:00pm - 8:00 pm|
Join us for one of the American Littoral Society Northeast Chapter's most popular events --- a three hour, narrated ecology cruise with noted local naturalists, Don Riepe and Mickey Cohen. Enjoy wine, cheese and fruit aboard the Golden Sunshine with our Jamaica Bay experts and learn about the history and ecology of the bay, a 25,000 acre expanse of salt marshes, intertidal flats and upland forests that is home to 330 species of birds, 107 species of finfish and over 70 species of butterflies. See nesting peregrine falcons, osprey, egrets, heron, ibis and many other species and explore the backwaters of the bay while enjoying a beautiful sunset highlighting the New York City skyline. This ecology tour is in partnership with Gateway National Recreation Area, NYC Audubon, NYC Sierra Club.
Registration Information: Cost: $55.00 per person, $25 for children under 16. Advance payment is required.
For payments by check, please write check out to: The American Littoral Society and mail to: American Littoral Society, 28 West 9th Road, Broad Channel, NY 11693.
Directions: The boat departs from Pier 8 in Sheepshead Bay at the intersection of Emmons Avenue and Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. Please arrive a half hour early to find parking and board the ship.
|Cape Ann Whale Watch Weekend|
|August 13th - 15th|