Thanks to all who made 2019 Launch the Season a success!

On May 10, Friends of the Bay celebrated Launch the Season with our biggest fundraiser of the year at Sanctuary Home & Patio. A huge THANK YOU to our Sponsors: Betsy and Hunt Lawrence Tony Barton The Bahnik Foundation Bill Bleyer Dave Relyea Catherine Freudenberg Neil and Marilyn Moritt Maxwell Geddes Rich and Donna Appell […]

Harbor/Beach CleanUp – September 15

We are looking forward to seeing our past volunteers and meeting new ones at the Harbor/Beach CleanUp sponsored by the Town of Oyster Bay, Friends of the Bay and North Oyster Bay Baymen’s Association on September 15.

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

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 […]