The recent closure of the harbor to shellfishing is due to a bacteria known as Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a naturally-occurring marine bacterium generally associated with warm water conditions. Vibrio parahaemolyticus is not associated with sewage or stormwater contamination of harvest areas. Vibrio is common in southern waters, where the water temperatures are warmer. The unusually warm […]
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Fourteen Municipalities Sign Agreement Forming the Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor Protection Committee (reprinted from an article which originally appeared in the Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot) In stark contrast to the divisive political scene in Washington, elected officials representing fourteen local governments in the Oyster Bay/Cold Spring Harbor watershed came together on August 8thto […]
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