Saving Jamaica Bay

The island marshes in Jamaica Bay are disappearing at an alarming rate... at least 40 acres a year. A local group of amateur conservationists - they’re called Ecowatchers - have spent years trying to persuade authorities to study the loss. The bay's wetlands are a critical stopover point for thousands of migratory birds... and protect coastal areas from flooding and wave damage. On a walk along the water's edge, 22 year park service veteran Don Repee points out the wildlife...and some of the bay's damaged islands...