Great Kills- Crooke’s Point, Staten Island


Monitoring Site Adopted By: National Park Service



Site Coordinators

          Kathy Garofalo       (718) 354-4655   email: Kathy_garofalo@nps.gov

          Jose Ramirez                                     email: jose.ramirezgarofalo@csi.cuny.edu       



Due to COVID-19, the number of volunteers will be limited and all participants must pre-register by contacting the site coordinator and receiving confirmation prior to the scheduled survey date. Volunteers who do not schedule their session with the site coordinator will not be permitted to participate.


All volunteers must complete and submit the required Volunteer Health Screening and Attestation Form to the site coordinator prior to monitoring.       




Note: Park hours are from 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM. All access at all times to Crooke's Point and Harbor Road is by permit only.  Please be sure to coordinate and schedule monitoring with the site coordinator beforehand. If you wish to walk to this area during park hours you can park closest to Crooke’s Point in Lot G.


















*Please Note; July sample dates may not be necessary if the spawning season ends in June.




Please download site specific protocol

Total Count Protocol.pdf

Total Count Combined.pdf


Directions to Crooke’s Point:

Note: Park hours are from 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM. All access at all times to Crooke's Point and Harbor Road is by permit only.  Please be sure to coordinate and schedule monitoring with the site coordinator beforehand. If you wish to walk to this area during park hours you can park closest to Crooke’s Point in Lot G.