The Watershed Action Plan identifies prioritized action items to protect and improve the ecological integrity and productivity of the Oyster Bay/Cold Spring Harbor estuary and surrounding watershed and will be developed following the EPA’s widely accepted watershed approach.  The Watershed Action Plan builds on the State of the Watershed Report.

The complete Watershed Action Plan document is available for download.

Final Watershed Action Plan – This is the document in its entirety, including all figures, appendices and tables.  This is an extremely large file at 138 MB.  If you have difficulty downloading this document, the separate sections of the Watershed Action Plan are  listed below. You will need to download all of the following to have a complete document.

FOB_WAP_FINAL_without_figures_and_appendices.pdf

Figure_1-1_Subwatersheds.pdf

Figure_1-2_Land_Use.pdf

Figure_1-3_Watershed_Impervious_Cover.pdf

Figure_1-4_Protected_Open_Space.pdf

Figure_1-5_Stormwater.pdf

Figure_3-1_Open_Space_Acquisition.pdf

Appendix_A_-_State_of_the_Watershed_Report_Final.pdf

Appendix_B_-_Maps_of_Subwatershed_Recommendations.pdf

Appendix_C_-_Site_Specific_Project_Cost_Estimates.pdf

Appendix_D_-Tables.pdf

Appendix_E_-_Funding_Sources_Table.pdf

 

The following documents are Friends of the Bay’s Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs), which were approved by the Environmental Protection Agency.  These documents list the protocols and procedures used in the Friends of the Bay’s citizen water quality monitoring program.

FOB QAPP – In Harbor Water Quality Monitoring

FOB QAPP – Streams and Outfalls

A powerpoint outline of the Watershed Action Plan was presented at the public meeting on June 13.

WAP Powerpoint Presentation 6.13.11