Sixty-one paddlers were out on Mill Neck Creek on Sunday, September 13th for the second Kayak Conservation Cruise of the season sponsored by Friends of the Bay and the WaterFront Center in Oyster Bay. The group paddled all the way to Beaver Dam and saw an adult and juvenile bald eagle that have nested in […]
Some new and some returning volunteers were on hand for our August cleanup at Soundside Beach in Bayville. Special shout out to students from Oyster Bay and Syosset schools as well as from Our Lady of Mercy Ecology Club and Scouts from Troop 170.
This was the diving crew geared up and ready to conduct an informal survey, on the morning of Thursday, August 27th, of the oysters placed in the community shellfish garden in Laurel Hollow last year. Divers came from across the island to lend a fin. Thanks to all.
A painting of a Bayville scene by Tom Dunne, a North Carolina professional artist who was a Locust Valley high school classmate of Friends of the Bay president Bill Bleyer. Tom has done an illustration for Friends of the Bay that will be appearing on T-shirts and canvas tote bags in the near future. Stay tuned.
Our water quality monitoring volunteers enjoying an early morning view of some summering egrets while on the way to our first monitoring site. Friends of the Bay is thankful for the help of our vounteers, Evie Sarles and Lou Volpato for a job well done! Check back soon for the water quality data from our […]