Friends of the Bay conducts water quality monitoring in Oyster Bay and Cold Spring Harbor, sponsors community events on the water and beach and works with citizens and local government for wetland restoration and habitat protection
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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...

It’s the Great International Shoreline Cleanup! Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

Be a part of a great Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor tradition by coming out to volunteer on Saturday morning, September 19th.聽 Last year we were proud to do out part in a worldwide cleanup effort that involved 560,000 volunteers in 91 countries, who picked up more than 16 million pounds of trash. Check...

Spring Cleaning! April 25, 2015

聽 It’s that time of year again – the annual community cleanup of our shores on Saturday, April 25th, 2015. With over 20 miles to cover, we need everyone’s help – so make plans to join with hundreds of your neighbors to keep our Bay Beautiful! Check out the Cleanup Facebook Page: “Oyster Bay Harbor...

Billy Joel pitches in for Bay Cleanup. See the video HERE: http://youtu.be/nGVH0mCyGAw The Piano Man was joined at the podium by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Congressman Steve Israel, State Senator Carl Marcellino, State Assemblyman Chuck Lavine, Count Executive Ed Mangano, and Town Supervisor John Venditto. All of these dignitaries joined in one voice to thank the...

International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, September 20, 2014

Recent cleanups have seen such a great turnout of volunteers that we now have SIX different sites along the Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor shoreline where you can participate, plus boats to carry folks to the less accessible beaches and marshes. For Centre Island Beach, Stehli Beach, and Theodore Roosevelt Park, just show up...