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October 2021

Beach Clean Up @ Gilgo Beach

October 31, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Gilgo Beach, Ocean Parkway
Babylon,

New date due to forecast. Costumes welcome! Join us as we clean up at Gilgo Beach in honor of International Coastal Clean Up Day on SUNDAY, October 31 from 9-11 AM. For more than 35 years, the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Clean Up events have galvanized communities worldwide to collect trash that pollutes our waterways, making our coasts cleaner and our ocean healthier. We are here to Start Where We Stand and do our part to clean our waterways better…

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November 2021

Santapogue Creek Clean Up

November 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
481 Park Ave, Lindenhurst, NY 11757, 481 Park Ave
Lindenhurst, NY 11757 United States
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Join Lindenhurst and West Babylon Creek Defenders, Dave Schrader and Christina Galante, as they conduct a cleanup along the Santapogue Creek on Saturday, November 13 from 9 AM - 11 AM. This clean up is part of our International Coastal Clean Up events in collaboration with the Ocean Conservancy. We will be using the Clean Swell app to track debris taken out of the Creek and its beds so download it in advance so you are ready to roll! For…

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Champlin Creek (Islip) Clean Up

November 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
325 South Technology Drive, Central Islip, 325 South Technology Drive
Central Islip, NY United States
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We are teaming up with Keep Islip Clean to conduct a clean up at the headwaters to Champlin Creek on Saturday, November 27 from 9 AM - 12 PM. This clean up is part of our International Coastal Clean Up events in collaboration with the Ocean Conservancy. We will be using the Clean Swell app to track debris taken out of the Creek and its beds so download it in advance so you are ready to roll! For more than…

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Invasive Removal Sperling Sanctuary (Massapequa)

November 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Michael J. Sperling Bird Sanctuay, 78 North Pine Street
North Massapequa, New York
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We are teaming up with the South Shore Audubon Society to remove invasive species at the Michael J. Sperling Bird Sanctuary in North Massapequa on Saturday, November 27th from 10 AM - 12 PM. Under the direction of the ecological restoration experts at Spadefoot Design and Construction we will be addressing the invasive species Mugwort In 2020, the Michael Sperling Bird Sanctuary was created by converting a Nassau County Stormwater Basin into a living tribute of native plants and wildlife…

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January 2022

Water Matters: Cesspools, Septics and The Great South Bay

January 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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 the number one cause of nitrogen pollution on Long Island? Nitrogen pollution has resulted in harmful algal blooms, thick mats of seaweed, fish kills and…

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