World Oceans Day – June 8, 2017

The United Nations is holding its World Ocean Conference this week, coinciding with World Oceans Day on Thursday, June 8th. The theme of the conference is “… to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.” You can find out more about […]

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, […]

Alewife Monitoring volunteers needed!

What is An Alewife? Alewives are members of the herring family. They spend most of their lives at sea, and migrates up freshwater rivers to spawn. Alewives range from the Canadian Maritime Provinces to North Carolina. At sea, they spend most of their time north of Long Island and Cape Cod, mixing with other small, […]

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!