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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, a hidden gem right on The Great South Bay. South Shore Paddle Boards, owned and operated by Karen Vaccaro Marvin, was once again the host… 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 stores carrying the beer. You will see bars and restaurants start to populate the map as well. Drink The Bay Clean, brewed to support Save… 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 for New Jersey on Water Pollution & Flooding Both New York and New Jersey have witnessed some great recent State level ecological leadership in response… Read more

Announcing The Miriam Brown Community Stewardship Awards

June 8, 2018

It was just over a year ago that I lost my mom.   She truly was a renaissance woman — cooking, sewing, gardening, restoring wicker antiques, knitting, raising five children.   She was also a scientist, a five time Jeopardy contestant (she lost in Game 5 by $30!), and a Sayville resident… Read more

True Blue: “Drink The Bay Clean” Is A Beer For The Bay

May 24, 2018

Thank you Mark Burford, Sayville High School ’80, Founder, Brewmaster Emeritus and architect of Drink The Bay Clean! This will be a great summer at the breweries — old and new! About the Author Latest PostsAbout Marshall BrownVisit My WebsiteThe Great South Bay Paddle Board Race – Poetry in Motion… Read more

Save The Great South Bay Announces Partnership With 1% For The Planet

April 27, 2018

A huge thanks to Cornucopia of Sayville!   They will be supporting Save The Great South Bay through 1% For The Planet.   They advocated for our membership.   We can only repay them by shopping there; they will then applying the 1% For The Planet donations towards restoring local habitats to heal… Read more

Defending Our Creeks By Restoring Habitats

April 10, 2018

As I sit in my office on yet another dreary early spring day, I think of all that’s really just around the corner for Save The Great South Bay and for this community we are building. Read more

Shop At Amazon Smile — Help Our Bay

November 26, 2017

Do it for the baby Diamondback Terrapin! Save The Great South Bay is a strong supporter of South Shore businesses.   If, however, there are items that you were ready to purchase on Amazon anyway, why not buy them through Amazon Smile, so that a portion of the proceeds goes to… Read more

A Big Thanks To Those Who Stepped Up For The Bay in 2017

November 26, 2017

Save The Great South Bay has enjoyed just incredible support, and by the time the dust settled on the year, we’d had ten events thrown on our behalf to support the cause!     This spontaneous, grassroots response, is why we have at present 12,000 people in our Facebook Group, mostly… Read more

The Ingredients For Any STGSB Event

November 26, 2017

They would be Drink The Bay Clean, live music, oysters. After that, all we need is the occasion! Save The Great South Bay has enjoyed just incredible support, and by the time the dust settled on the year, we’d had ten events thrown on our behalf to support the cause! … Read more

$10.4 Million From Albany For Shellfish Hatcheries

September 9, 2017

Invests $7.25 Million in Public Hatcheries Across Long Island and $3.15 Million to Obtain Adult Shellfish  Shellfish Restoration Council to Direct Efforts and Coordinate Training  Investments Will Create Jobs Across Long Island DEC to Establish One-Stop Shop to Expedite Permitting for Shellfish Cultivation     Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo… Read more

Official: Cuomo Announces $10.4 Mil to Clean LI’s Waters With Shellfish

September 9, 2017

Invests $7.25 Million in Public Hatcheries Across Long Island and $3.15 Million to Obtain Adult Shellfish  Shellfish Restoration Council to Direct Efforts and Coordinate Training  Investments Will Create Jobs Across Long Island DEC to Establish One-Stop Shop to Expedite Permitting for Shellfish Cultivation     Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo… Read more

“Drink The Bay Clean” — Doing Good By Drinking Well

June 15, 2017

Blue Point Brewery has done a remarkable thing:   They created a beer to help Save The Great South Bay in its mission.   With “Drink The Bay Clean,” they and the bars, restaurants and retail stores that will carry this India Pale Lager have created a beer that helps fund… Read more

Drink The Bay Clean Beer - Blue Point Brewing Marketing Image

Where Will “Drink The Bay Clean” Be Served?

April 20, 2017

“Drink The Bay Clean,” an India Pale Lager, is being brewed by Blue Point Brewery in order to support Save The Great South Bay’s efforts.   All for a great cause, of course, but this beer was brewed with a love for Long Island.   Drink The Bay Clean India… Read more

LINAP: Is Long Island At a Turning Point?

April 1, 2017

Long Island is about to replace its cesspools and septic tanks. Nassau County has 140,000, Suffolk 360,000. Suffolk intends to launch a pilot program that will deploy 400 units over the next two years. Albany is chipping in with $2 billion to address the issue at scale. Yet more will be needed, but everyone, seeing the problem, is stepping up. At the same time that we do this, we need to stop polluting our waters with lawn fertilizer and pesticides. Read more

The Babylon Creek Defender Program Launches

March 1, 2017

ATTENTION ALL BABYLONIANS! Save The Great South Bay’s Creek Defender Program launches on Earth Day April 22nd along The Carll’s River! Save The Great South Bay, in conjunction with local citizens, schools, civic groups, businesses, and with other local environmental groups, will be launching its Creek Defender Program.   Save The… Read more

GSB Images From Susan Brown

June 6, 2016

Susan Brown is an Outsider Artist who grew up and still resides in Sayville.   Here are some of her works:   About the Author Latest PostsAbout Marshall BrownVisit My WebsiteThe Great South Bay Paddle Board Race – Poetry in Motion – August 27, 2018Sayville Creek Defenders — Braving The… Read more

Bellone To Call For Closing The Breach at The Old Inlet Today

March 13, 2013

We know that there’s been a lot of flooding on LI starting with Sandy.   We also know that there’s been flooding up and down the eastern seaboard since Sandy.  We also have a lot of data showing that the breach at The Old Inlet is not contributing in any measurable… Read more