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Methoprene Madness in Suffolk County December 5, 2018

To the surprise of absolutely no one, The Suffolk County Legislature once again approved the use of Methoprene spray for mosquito control, with regular spraying… Read more

Support SGSB Via Amazon Smile Year Round! November 26, 2018

Support Save The Great South Bay with your Amazon purchases this holiday season and year round! Buy local, but when you don’t, have Amazon help… Read more

Save The Great South Bay Facebook Demographics November 25, 2018

Our Facebook Group has some interesting demographics, as per Facebook itself — age, gender, location, and frequency of posting. All this data matters as we… Read more

Post-Sandy, Why Are We Still Building? October 30, 2018

What will it take for Long Island to have a sensible development strategy given the inevitability of future storms and sea level rise? Six years… Read more

No More Methoprene October 29, 2018

Methoprene is a growth inhibitor used to combat mosquitoes. It is in the process of being banned in a number of states and jurisdictions because… Read more

Building A Newsroom For Save The Great South Bay October 17, 2018

  Save The Great South Bay is establishing a newsroom, a team of citizen-journalists and guest posters who will cover all the issues we wish… Read more

The Great South Bay Paddle Board Race – Poetry in Motion August 27, 2018

On August 26th, the 4th Annual Great South Bay Paddle Board Race was held, as it is every year, at The Bay Shore Yacht Club,… Read more

Sayville Creek Defenders — Braving The Elements August 19, 2018

On Saturday, August 4th, the Sayville Creek Defenders, culled mostly from the membership of The Greater Sayville Civic Association, as led by James Bertsch and… Read more

Water Quality in The Great South Bay August 14, 2018

The Great South Bay’s main issue is water quality.   What’s polluting it? Scientists claim that 69% of the excess nitrogen in the bay is from… Read more

From a Island To a Nation – If we were a country, we’d be the 96th most populated ahead of Israel July 28, 2018

I stumbled on this GEM of a Video produced by Newsday in the 60’s. A time where fish and clams and oysters were so abundant… Read more