Advocacy Alert: The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study released.

We knew the time would come when the plan for the Bridge/Tunnel Sound Crossing would rear its head again … and it has. The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study was released, and we are sharing it with you. To view a PDF of the Study, click here: Long-Island-Sound-Feasibility_of_Bridge_Tunnel Friends of the Bay joins with […]

Cross-Sound Bridge – Oyster Bay (Bayville) to Rye

As the feasibility study of a proposed Oyster Bay (Bayville) to Rye Cross-Sound Bridge is conducted, it might be useful to see the original proposal from 1972. The information in this section is taken from an information booklet published by the MTA and NYSDOT in December 1972 called Long Island Sound Crossing. The booklet was […]

28th Annual International Cleanup Sept. 21st

WHEN: Saturday, September 21st, 2013, 8:00 AM – Noon WHERE: Theodore Roosevelt Park, Oyster Bay WHAT: Volunteer cleanup of beaches and shores throughout the Bay – Part of the Ocean Conservancy’s worldwide program. WHO: Volunteers of all ages. Sponsored by Town of Oyster Bay, Power Squadron, Baymen’s Association & Friends of the Bay HOW: Call […]

Friends Of The Bay Sponsors Beach Clean-up

HarborBeachCleanupDay4-27-13LettersizeThe Annual Harbor and Beach Clean Up to take place at Theodore Roosevelt Park in Oyster Bay, Saturday April 27, 2013, at 8 a.m. Friends of the Bay,a non-profit organization which conducts water quality monitoring in Oyster Bay and Cold Spring Harbor, is participating in the Harbor and Beach Clean Up on Saturday April 27, […]

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!