Closing Bell: A Sunset Ecology Cruise Through Jamaica Bay

Subway Bridge over Jamaica BAy

The American Littoral Society, a coastal conservation non-profit located in Jamaica Bay, is hosting an ecology tour of Jamaica Bay by boat. It’s a three-hour narrated cruise aboard the 100-foot boat “Golden Sunshine,” which will travel through the backwater marshes near JFK Airport and the 13,000-acre Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Your tour guides, the noted naturalists Don Riepe and Mickey Cohen, will point out nesting peregrine falcons, ospreys, egrets, shorebirds, and waterfowl. It’s scheduled from 3:30 to 6:30 pm, on Saturday, September 28th. Tickets are $55 and include fruit, cheese, wine, and other snacks and refreshments during the trip. You can purchase tickets here.

Photo by peterjr1961