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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Justin Smith is a Hero For Long Island Sound

Justin Smith is a Hero For Long Island Sound

Congratulations to Justin Smith, who sailed Long Island Sound this summer to raise money for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and to draw attention to the water quality issues in the Sound and its embayments.  Take a look at Sailing For A Cause!
Menhaden

Menhaden

In the ocean, little fish play a big role.  Small fish like sardines and anchovies are some of the most important fish in the sea. Fish such as herring, anchovies, menhaden, and sardines feed mostly on plankton all their lives.  They supply calories and nourishment (food!) for many top predators including cod, tuna, salmon, and most other...

New York State Outdoor Educators Association Annual Conference

Friends of the Bay and Chris Hoppner of Locust Valley High School will be presenting at this conference on Friday, October 19.  We”ll be speaking about our Water Quality Monitoring, how it has helped our communities, and how the students benefit from performing this valuable service.  The Conference runs from October 18 to 21.  ...

Second Aquifer Hearing

  SUFFOLK COUNTY LEGISLATOR WILLIAM R. SPENCER & NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR JUDI BOSWORTH   Present   Water Security – Part 2 Identifying Issues Confronting Long Island’s Aquifers & Water Resources   Seeking public input on local & regional groundwater conditions and concerns. Discussing problems of water quality, saltwater intrusion, contamination cleanup and other issues affecting...
First Long Island Natural History Conference

First Long Island Natural History Conference

LONG ISLAND NATURAL HISTORY CONFERENCE The first Long Island Natural History Conference will take place Friday, November 16, andSaturday, November 17. The Friday session in Berkner auditorium at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY will comprise a dozen presentations by leading Long Island wildlife biologists and naturalists and a keynote...