Calvert-Vaux Park: Brooklyn

                      Monitoring Site Adopted By: New York City Parks   




Site Coordinators:     

Danica Warns (212)360-1446; email: Danica.Warns@parks.nyc.gov

Ellen Hartig: Office (212) 360-1481, Cell (646)522-8085, email; Ellen.Hartig@parks.nyc.gov



All participants must complete and submit a Adult-Risk-Waiver.pdf & Volunteer-Agreement.pdf to the site cordinator prior to monitoring.































*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 Calvert-Vaux:


Beginning each evening, we'll meet at the southern-most corner of the parking lot to Calvert Vaux Park (enter from Shore Parkway Service Road South). 

 

Directions to Calvert Vaux Park:

1)     If coming from the Belt Park East (South)--take Exit 5 OR Exit 6

a.     For Exit 5 off the Belt Parkway.  Take the Shore Parkway South Service Road in an easterly direction (towards Coney Island/Cropsey Avenue).  After passing the amusement park, look for the fenceline of Calvert Vaux Park.  Use one of the two Park entrances and meet us at the southern end of the new parking lot, furthest from the soccer fields.   

OR

b.    For Take Exit 6 off the Belt Parkway for Cropsey Avenue.  Almost immediately from the Shore Parkway South Service Road ramp see the Park entrance on the right.  Enter the Parking Lot on the right.

 

2)     If coming from Belt Parkway West:  Follow the Belt Parkway to Cropsey Avenue in Brooklyn.  Take Exit 6N from Belt Parkway.  Merge onto Cropsey Avenue.  Turn left onto 26th Avenue.  Use the underpass and turn left onto Shore Parkway.  As above, use one of the two Park entrances and meet us at the southern end of the new parking lot, furthest from the soccer fields.

 

We should be parked at the southern end of the Parking Lot in line with Bay 49th Street.

 

Note:  if you see the Home Depot entrance you have gone too far.  You must go around again via Cropsey Avenue.  Turn right onto Bay 54th Street.  Turn left onto Cropsey Avenue.  Turn left onto 26th Avenue.  As above, use the underpass and turn left onto Shore Parkway.  Use one of the two Park entrances and meet us at the southern end of the new parking lot, furthest from the soccer fields.