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 […]

Conditional Shellfish Openings

Based on current weather predictions, the Oyster Bay Harbor conditional harvest area is expected to re-open on Wednesday, January 23, 2013. Please Note: More than 0.25 inches of rain within a 24 hour period or any malfunction of the Oyster Bay Wastewater Treatment plant may delay the re-opening of the this conditional harvest program. You […]

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!

Shellfish Closures Update 11.13.12

The NYSDEC has partially rescinded the temporary emergency shellfish closures that were implemented as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  Please see below for the list of normally certified areas where the harvest of shellfish is currently permitted. In addition, the temporary emergency closures that remain in effect in Nassau and Suffolk Counties have been extended through Wednesday, November 21, […]