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Creek Defender Day in Babylon: A Team Effort! April 17, 2019

Babylon’s Third Annual Creek Defender Day drew 65 volunteers despite early threatening weather. We worked hard both in the trash removal and in the planting… Read more

Attention Bayport! Volunteer To Pitch In With Your Creek Defender Bob Draffin Today! April 8, 2019

Bob Draffin, President of The Bayport Civic Association and now President of The Sayville Rotary Club, is now Bayport’s Creek Defender!   In the video below,… Read more

Defending Patchogue’s Creeks April 3, 2019

Join your Creek Defenders and the rest of The Patchogue Community and help The Great South Bay! Read more

Plastic Pollution
Plastic Bags ‘Proposed’ to Be Banned in New York March 30, 2019

New York State lawmakers have agreed to impose a statewide ban on most types of single-use plastic bags from retail sales, changing a way of… Read more

Sewering Oakdale March 30, 2019

OAKDALE—Suffolk County Legis. William Lindsay met with residents at the Oakdale Civic meeting last week regarding plans to sewer parts of Oakdale using New York… Read more

Newsletter Opt-In
Mobile Opt-In | Subscribe to our Newsletter with your Mobile Device March 28, 2019

Just text STGSB to 67076 on your mobile phone to receive our newsletter. Stay informed about our bay! Read more

The Madness of Methoprene March 26, 2019

Even if the real reason was not disease control (it isnt), but nuisance spraying (it is), killing the creatures that eat mosquitoes along with the… Read more

Introducing The South Shore Estuary Reserve March 26, 2019

The South Shore Estuary Reserve is 306 square miles and is composed of all the South Shore bays and their watershed. Jamaica Bay, The Great… Read more

Whatsa Flupsy? Volunteering To Return Clams To The GSB March 8, 2019

Cornell Cooperative Extension recently reached out to Save The Great South Bay in search of lead volunteers and regular volunteers for their Shellfish Restoration Project. … Read more

York Analytical Laboratories: A Major Benefactor For Save The Great South Bay March 8, 2019

Save The Great South Bay now has York Lab as a major benefactor.  York Lab is a family-operated environmental testing laboratory of contaminants in water,… Read more