Tidal Exchanges Jamaica Bay: Crossroads of Resilience Bike Tour

Register here for the Tidal Exchanges Jamaica Bay Crossroads of Resilience Bike Tour.

Join us for the second Tidal Exchanges biking tour, hosted by the NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program and the Science and Resiliency Institute @Jamaica Bay! We will focus on the unique challenges of and solutions for an area in which rich habitat and communities lie adjacent to each other in an area vulnerable to sea level rise and coastal storms.

Draft bike tour agenda and map

2:00 Welcome/intro – Kate Boicourt (NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program); Jessica Fain (Science & Resiliency Institute @Jamaica Bay);

2:20 Spring Creek South – Joanna Field (NYS Department of Environmental Conservation), Lisa Baron (US Army Corps of Engineers)

3:00 West Pond – Susan Elbin (NYC Audubon)

4:00 Sunset Cove Park – Don Riepe (American Littoral Society), Marit Larson (NYC Parks), Dan Mundy Sr. (Jamaica Bay EcoWatchers); Mary Kimball (NYC Dept. of City Planning)

4:30 Sewage treatment in Jamaica Bay – Matt Malina (NYC H2O)

5:00 Brant Point wave attenuator pilot – Michael Spina (Biohabitats), John McLaughlin (NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection)

5:30 Adjourn to Rockaway Brewing Co.

Note: The ride is rated moderate, approximately nine miles from start to finish. Adaptations may be made for those requiring transit, but will require an abbreviated number of stops. Contact Kate Boicourt at kate@hudsonriver.org.

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