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STGSB Podcast Episode 5: Methoprene & Emerging Contaminants December 17, 2019

Emerging contaminants, such as 1,4-dioxane, were a hot topic in 2019 and sure to continue to be well into the future. Learn more about them… Read more

STGSB Podcast Episode 4: Native Planting with Matt Gettinger December 17, 2019

Go native! In this episode of Water Matters, we are joined by Matt Gettinger of Long Island Natives. As one of the most comprehensive native… Read more

STGSB Podcast Episode 3: Shellfish and the Revitalization of the Great South Bay December 16, 2019

If one oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water a day, how would one billion oysters affect water quality? Listen in as our… Read more

Sustainable Development
STGSB Podcast Episode 2: The Challenges of Sustainable Development December 6, 2019

Commercial developers and environmentalists may not seem likely bedfellows but surprisingly there is much common ground when it comes to sustainable development. Listen in to… Read more

Save The Great South Bay Swamp Forest
STGSB Podcast Episode 1: Water Quality Task Force November 18, 2019

Listen to Episode 1 of the podcast featuring Frank Piccininni speaking to the Assembly Minority Conference’s Water Quality Task Force about funding and native plantings. Read more

Big Idea to Help Save Great South Bay October 12, 2019

Engineered Inlet with Storm Gate at Gilgo State Park    A sad fact is the Great South Bay is still very ill. New York State… Read more

The Mayor’s Cup Charity Regatta and Clambake — Celebrating Our Heritage on The Great South Bay September 27, 2019

On September 21st, the last day of summer, The Mayor’s Charity Cup Regatta was run once again for the first time in over a dozen… Read more

Clam Bake And Party For Save the Great South Bay August 30, 2019

Please join Save The Great South Bay on this last day of summer for our Clam Bake/Beach Party, hosted by The Long Island Yacht Club… Read more

Official SGSB Letter To The NYS Parks Department Re: West Brook With Bonus Drone Footage July 21, 2019

With the failure of the dam at West Brook, we all have a golden opportunity to engage in some essential habitat restoration,   The fact that… Read more

“We” Cleaned Mill Pond July 12, 2019

Originally posted with The Suffolk County News, June 20th.   Reprinted with permission here. By James Bertsch SAYVILLE—Self-interest offers no solutions for pollution.  In fact, it’s… Read more