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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

United by Water – The Cause of Our Times July 20, 2018

Up to 60% of the human body is water. The world is comprised of 71% water. Simply put— we are beings made of water living… Read more

Where to Find “Drink The Bay Clean” July 17, 2018

Exciting days here! Drink The Bay Clean is now widely available at retail beverage stores all over Suffolk County! We have so far 32 retail… Read more

A Trip To Blue Island Oyster Farm July 4, 2018

While Blue Island Oysters has its hatchery in West Sayville, its oyster farm is off Captree.   And last Friday was my day to visit. In… Read more

Excavating in a Public Nature Preserve To Mitigate Flooding Creates Other Obvious Problems July 3, 2018

The North Fork Preserve, a 173 acre park in Eastern Suffolk, is being damaged by an ill advised public works project involving heavy equipment and… Read more

New York and New Jersey Government leading the Ecological charge for our NY/NJ area bays, rivers and estuaries. It’s True! June 26, 2018

Facts: 2018 Cuomo Priority: Full PCB Clean Up of the Hudson River Cuomo Announces $10.4 Mil to Clean LI’s Waters With Shellfish A New Start… Read more

Engineer Approved Drainage Plans Threaten Sensitive Natural Habitat In Long Island’s North Fork June 25, 2018

There must be a stop work order issued immediately on this “enhancement” project. The North Fork Nature Preserve is about to be ravaged by a… Read more