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Jamaica Bay Sunset Ecology Cruise – Sunday, June 26

Join us aboard the 100 ft. boat “Golden Sunshine” for a 3-hour cruise, (5-8pm) into the backwater marshes of Jamaica Bay. Learn about the history, ecology and wildlife of this 13,000 acre preserve and see nesting Osprey, terns, egrets, herons, oystercatchers and more. Cost: $55 includes narrated tour plus wine & cheese, drink, fruit, snacks. Leader: Don Riepe. Call (718) 474-0896; E-mail: donriepe@gmail.com to reserve.

BOEM Public Meeting on Offshore Wind Energy Leasing, June 29, 2016

On June 2, 2016, the Interior and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the proposed lease sale and Environmental Assessment (EA) for commercial wind energy leasing on 81,130 acres offshore New York. BOEM will host a public meeting Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in New York City to describe on BOEM’s planning and leasing efforts regarding New York offshore wind energy activities. The meeting will be held at 5:00 PM at TKP New York Conference Center, Empire A Room, 109 W 39th St., New York, NY 10018. The public is welcome to provide written or oral comments throughout the meeting.

Lower East Side Ecology Center E-Waste and Composting Events

For a complete calendar of E-waste collection and compost education events, see here.