Fourteen Municipalities Sign OB/CSH Protection Committee Agreement

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 […]

Water Quality Monitoring Data Sheet

This is the sheet used by Friends of the Bay volunteers to record water quality data.  Use this to interpret the wind, tidal, and weather conditions compiled on a weekly basis. Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Data Sheet

Temporary Emergency Shellfish Closures – Oyster Bay NY

The following Temporary Emergency Shellfish Closure Notice was sent out by the DEC: (note:  some text was highlighted by Friends of the Bay) “Effective at sunrise, July 13, 2012, due to the documented illnesses of individuals from Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a naturally-occurring marine bacteria, associated with the consumption of raw or partially cooked shellfish, the following […]

Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor Protection Committee

In order to help protect and enhance the water quality of these two harbors and their tributaries in the most cost-efficient and effective manner, a watershed-wide inter-municipal committee was recently formed.  Seventeen (17) of the  eighteen (18) municipalities located within the watershed have so far agreed to join the committee, which is  known as the […]