Saturday, August 19
9 am - 3 pm
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
175-10 Cross Bay Boulevard
Join American Littoral Society, New York City Audubon Society, NYC Plover Project, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBPRC), the Queens County Bird Club, NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers and Gateway National Recreation Area to explore the diversity of New York City’s shorebirds. Meet at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center for a hike to the East Pond with our resident and visiting shorebird experts in the schedule below.
Festival is kid-friendly and can be enjoyed by the whole family.
Schedule for the day (subject to updates):
All Day Activities at the Visitor Center Outdoor/Indoor:
"Shorebirdy" Arts & Crafts with SCA Shorebird Ecology Interns & NPS Rangers
Morning Outdoor Programs:
Be sure to stop by at our welcome area in front of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center and say hello to:
American Littoral Society, NYC Audubon, NYC Plover Project, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, our National Park Service Rangers (Gateway Unit), NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers, the Queens County Bird Club, and the Student Conservation Association Seasonal Interns.
How to get there:
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