Water Matters: Cesspools, Septics and The Great South Bay

On this episode of Water Matters, we are joined by Katherine Coughlin of The North Shore Land Alliance, with the support of The Nature Conservancy, to discuss how updating cesspools or septic systems can not only save homeowners money, but also help save the Great South Bay. Did you know that outdated septic systems are […]

Water Matters: Coastal Changes, Coastal Choices

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Join us on this episode of Water Matters as we delve into the physical coastal changes influenced by climate change with Kevin McAllister of Defend H2O. Natural shorelines across the region, including the South Shore, are being transformed by hardening. On this episode of Water Matters, we are joined by Kevin McAllister of Defend H2O […]

Speaker Series: The Making of An Oyster Sanctuary

Zoom Webinar

Join us as we explore the making of an oyster sanctuary from start to success (and everything in between) in this three-part Speaker Series. The Making of an Oyster Sanctuary Friday, February 11 | 8 am - 10 AM - Evaluating Potential Sites Friday, February 18 | 8 - 10 AM - Establishing the Sanctuary […]

Cedar Beach Clean Up

We are teaming up with our good friends over at the Town of Babylon for a beach clean up at Cedar Beach on Saturday, April 30th from 9 AM - 12 PM. Meet up is at the Cedar Beach Pavilion where Rich Groh, DEC, will provide a short talk on litter in our waterways and […]

Amityville Clean Up – Ketcham’s Creek

We are teaming up with the Town of Babylon and the Village of Amityville to conduct a widespread clean up along Ketcham's Creek on Saturday, May 21 from 9 AM - 1 PM. Pickers, bags & gloves will be provided. Community service available. Volunteers please meet us here at the corner of Lake and Montauk […]

Speaker Series: Creeks as Classrooms – Bridging Education and Local Stewardship

The View 3 Consuelo Pl, Oakdale, NY, United States

Save The Great South Bay, a local 501(c)3 environmental non-profit, invites teachers, curriculum administrators and other educational partners from across the South Shore to discover ways to incorporate our local waterways into the classroom. From history to data collection, our creeks can serve as an extension of the traditional classroom and a window into the […]

Eel Grass Restoration & the Great South Bay

The View 3 Consuelo Pl, Oakdale, NY, United States

Long Island's eel grass beds have been decimated over the past two decades. Eel grass provides habitat and feeding grounds for fish and invertebrates along with food for migratory waterfowl and turtles. This superhero of the Bay also produces oxygen, improves water quality by filtering polluted runoff, absorbs excess nutrients, stores greenhouse gases like carbon […]

Speaker Series: Nitrogen, Brown Tide and the Great South Bay

The View 3 Consuelo Pl, Oakdale, NY, United States

For decades, the Great South Bay has been under assault of nitrogen overload which triggers algal blooms, such as Brown Tide, decimating marine life and affecting water quality. The largest contributor of nitrogen pollution to the Bay are outdated cesspools. Across Suffolk County there are some 380,000 homes and businesses that still rely on these […]

Celebration in honor of Earth Day with Town of Babylon

Grand Blvd, Deer Park, NY Grand Blvd., Deer Park, NY

Meet up with us at the Earth Day Celebration hosted by the Town of Babylon on Saturday, May 6th from 9 AM - 3 PM at the Geiger Park environmental center on Grand Blvd. in Deer Park. Check out the Bandalong Bandit Litter Trap, view a stormwater wetland and take botanical garden tours at this […]

Suffolk County Executive Environmental Candidate Forum

Stony Brook's Sidney Gelber Auditorium 100 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY, United States

Join NYLCVEF on July 17 to learn about the Suffolk County Executive Candidates and their stances on environmental issues!