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
Watershed Action Plan
Fourteen Municipalities Sign OB/CSH Protection Committee Agreement

Fourteen Municipalities Sign OB/CSH Protection Committee Agreement

Fourteen Municipalities Sign Agreement Forming the Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor Protection Committee (reprinted from an article which originally appeared in the Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot) In stark contrast to the divisive political scene in Washington, elected officials representing fourteen local governments in the Oyster Bay/Cold Spring Harbor watershed came together on August 8thto...

Verizon Fios Features Friends of the Bay Executive Director as Hero for Long Island

OYSTER BAY – Every weekend between April and October, a group of volunteers from Friends of the Bay go out on a small boat to conduct water quality testing in 19 locations along the harbor. Executive Director Patricia Aitken says the data helps detect trends that may be damaging and is an important component of...

Friends of the Bay Water Quality Monitoring Sites

Water Quality Monitoring Sites

Water Quality Monitoring Data Sheet

This is the sheet used by Friends of the Bay volunteers to record water quality data.  Use this to interpret the wind, tidal, and weather conditions compiled on a weekly basis. Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Data Sheet

Watershed Action Plan Presentation

On Saturday, March 10, 2012, the Lloyd Harbor Conservation Board hosted a public meeting held at the Cold Spring Harbor Library regarding the Watershed Action Plan developed by Friends of the Bay (FOB) for the Oyster Bay/Cold Spring Harbor Complex.  Patricia Aitken, Executive Director of Friends of the Bay summarized the 200+ page document and...