Advocacy Alert: The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study released.

We knew the time would come when the plan for the Bridge/Tunnel Sound Crossing would rear its head again … and it has. The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study was released, and we are sharing it with you. To view a PDF of the Study, click here: Long-Island-Sound-Feasibility_of_Bridge_Tunnel Friends of the Bay joins with […]

Pilot Oyster Gardening Program in the village of Laurel Hollow

October 20, 2017: This summer saw the inauguration of a pilot oyster gardening program in the village of Laurel Hollow. The program drew enthusiastic support from local residents and was led by Laurel Hollow Village Trustee Jeff Miritello. Volunteers were trained and built oyster floats and performed frequent cleaning and measuring. Last Saturday, more than […]

World Oceans Day – June 8, 2017

The United Nations is holding its World Ocean Conference this week, coinciding with World Oceans Day on Thursday, June 8th. The theme of the conference is “… to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.” You can find out more about […]

Cross-Sound Bridge – Oyster Bay (Bayville) to Rye

As the feasibility study of a proposed Oyster Bay (Bayville) to Rye Cross-Sound Bridge is conducted, it might be useful to see the original proposal from 1972. The information in this section is taken from an information booklet published by the MTA and NYSDOT in December 1972 called Long Island Sound Crossing. The booklet was […]

Brunch by the Bay Supports Friends of the Bay

  Do join us for a delightful midday repast in celebration of our beautiful bay and all who have contributed to maintaining its health! You can secure your ticket by clicking the “Donate Today” button below – just add the word “brunch” when you complete the credit card transaction. Or call us at 516-922-6666 and […]