Float Our Boat Fun-Raiser! Buy tickets here…

FRIENDS OF THE BAY’S “FUN-RAISER” TO BUY THIS NEW BOAT Monday, August 19, 6:30-9 p.m. Oyster Bay Brewing Company, 36 Audrey Avenue $22 in advance, $25 at the door includes food and one raffle ticket Purchase tickets HERE SPECIAL THANKS TO OYSTER BAY BREWING COMPANY AND COACH GRILL & TAVERN Join us for a “fun-raiser” […]

WANTED: NEW BOAT

          We need a new boat to better carry out our mission of protecting the Oyster Bay and Cold Spring Harbor estuary and surrounding watershed. Our current 19′ Carolina Skiff (above left) is used primarily for water quality testing. It is inadequate, particularly in bad weather. We are hoping to purchase […]

Thanks to all who made 2019 Launch the Season a success!

On May 10, Friends of the Bay celebrated Launch the Season with our biggest fundraiser of the year at Sanctuary Home & Patio. A huge THANK YOU to our Sponsors: Betsy and Hunt Lawrence Tony Barton The Bahnik Foundation Bill Bleyer Dave Relyea Catherine Freudenberg Neil and Marilyn Moritt Maxwell Geddes Rich and Donna Appell […]

Beaver Lake Fish Ladder officially open!

The Beaver Lake fish ladder is officially open thanks to Byron Young, Heidi O’Riordan (NYSDEC), Professor Peter Daniel from Hofstra University and Victoria O’Neill from NYSDEC (not pictured). All we need now are the alewives! LOCATION: What is a fish ladder? A fish ladder is a structure that allows migrating fish passage over or around […]

Friends of the Bay: Informal Coastal Survey – December 19th, 2018

Recently Heather Johnson had the opportunity to survey the coast of the Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor estuary with Capt. Mitch Kramer, who shared a wealth of knowledge on the area and changes he has seen over time. Below is an informal video record of the trip and some of the sights including a possible […]