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
Posts tagged "Hurricane Sandy"

Hurricane Sandy Recovery Center at Cedar Creek Park

Mangano Opens Mega Hurricane Sandy Recovery Center at Cedar Creek Park Bethpage, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County has opened a Mega Hurricane Sandy Recovery Center at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford. The Recovery Center includes a FEMA Registration Center, New York State Department of Financial Services Insurance...

EPA, State and Suffolk County to Launch Hazardous Waste Pickup and Drop-off

(New York, N.Y. – Nov. 11, 2012) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Suffolk County will collect and properly dispose of potentially hazardous common household products from flood-damaged homes in Suffolk County. Beginning on Nov. 12, people in affected homes may bring household products, including solvents, paints,...
Shellfish closures extended until November 13

Shellfish closures extended until November 13

The temporary emergency shellfish closures that were implemented on Monday, October 29, 2012 have been extended through Tuesday, November 13, 2012 (inclusive). Accordingly, all enclosed creeks, coves, harbors, bays and their tributaries remain closed for the harvest of shellfish, including bay scallops.  The only areas that are currently open for the harvest of shellfish, including bay scallops, are the normally...
Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

At Friends of the Bay, we hope that you have been spared the worst of Hurricane Sandy’s impact. There are so many heartbreaking stories, but also stories of great courage, compassion and strength.  The first responders, volunteer firemen, EMTs, policemen, municipal  and utility workers, have all made heroic efforts to save lives and property, and...
Current Weather Conditions in Oyster Bay Harbor

Current Weather Conditions in Oyster Bay Harbor

The Oyster Bay Marine Center has a weather station reporting real time weather conditions at their dock in Oyster Bay Harbor.