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Do Good, Drink Well. July 11, 2020

It’s back & more refreshing than ever. It’s Blue Point Brewery’s remarkable (and limited edition) label, Drink The Bay Clean, created to support Save The… Read more

Meet Long Island’s Sea Turtles May 23, 2020

Sea turtles are large turtles that inhabit warm waters of our planet’s oceans, bays and estuaries. They are similar to their terrestrial (land) cousins, the… Read more

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The Pine Barrens: How Trees Protect Our Water May 1, 2020

Save The Great South Bay warmly welcomes guest blogger, Katie Muether Brown, Deputy Director of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society on how our Pine… Read more

Whale eating Menhaden
The Menhaden Project April 28, 2020

Menhaden, aka Bunker, are oftentimes referred to as the “most important fish in the ocean”. They play a key role in the marine ecosystem linking… Read more

Hunt for the American Chestnut Challenge April 20, 2020

For thousands of years after the last glacial period, the American Chestnut, Castanea Dentata, dominated the eastern Deciduous Forests of the eastern United States, making… Read more

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Sprouts with Historic Roots April 20, 2020

Humble beginnings with Nikolaos Nantsis, James Bertsch, Stephen Borghardt, Rob Vasiluth, Marshall Brown, et al. These tiny sprouts are those of Long Island wild type American Chestnut growing in… Read more

Looking Backward –And Ahead March 21, 2020

2019 was a banner year for Save the Great South Bay. All that we had planned for 2020 is gone, so what do we do… Read more

Long Island PFAS Update March 4, 2020

At the risk of having some fun with a serious subject… the recent town hall style meeting hosted at the Nassau County Bar Association reminded… Read more

STGSB Podcast Episode 7: What is Prosocial? February 8, 2020

On this episode of Water Matters, documentary filmmaker Alan Honick & Dr. Kristin Perret discuss how prosocial interventions can help communities come to a consensus… Read more

STGSB Podcast Episode 6: Sewer Czar January 17, 2020

Suffolk County and New York State recognize the pressing need to address significant nitrogen levels in our local waterways and groundwater caused in part by… Read more