Plumb Beach (East & West): Brooklyn

Monitoring Site Adopted By: New York City Audobon

Site Coordinators:   

         Aurora Crooks                                email:

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.       

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

Please download site specific protocol

Quadrat Protocol.pdf

Quadrat Combined.pdf

Directions to Plum Beach: LIE East to Cross Island Parkway South (exit 30). Take ClP South to Belt Parkway West. Merge onto Belt Pkwy [Pass Kennedy airport & Gateway National recreation area]. When you get to Flatbush Ave slowdown, and look for next exit: Knapp Street/Sheepshead Bay (Exit 9). Take Knapp St exit 9 and go to first light, make a left and cross over Belt, go to end of street and turn left to get back onto Belt Pkwy East (this is basically a U-turn). Take next unlabeled exit off Belt Pkwy which leads into Plum Beach Parking lot (Brown Bath house in parking area).