Participants and panel discussion includes: USA Today, Littlstar, CNN, NYTNR, LifeVR, Economist and more
Guided Tour of Galleries
Rooftop Reception overlooking Central Park
Join wildlife experts on a hike and nature watch of the city’s largest open space!
Did you know Jamaica Bay in Queens is larger than Central Park, Prospect Park and Van Cortlandt Park combined? With the city and airport right around the corner, people often forget about this unique, yet thriving salt marsh habitat. Join us as we take a closer look at the area’s flora and fauna!
Our guides are the WCFF Founder, Christopher J. Gervais, F.R.G.S and Don Riepe, the Littoral Society’s Jamaica Bay Program Director since 1985. Don has 25 years experience as a naturalist and manager of the National Park System’s Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Don is knowledgeable about and a staunch defender of wildlife and habitat in the urban littoral zone.
Bring comfortable walking shoes and water. Feel free to bring a camera or binoculars. Be prepared to walk 3-5 miles.