From Our New Executive Director

I am tremendously excited to join Friends of the Bay as its new Executive Director.  I have spent my life engaged with the sea in various ways; Working with Friends of the Bay is my chance to give something back, to devote my energy to the health of our very special piece of the sea- […]

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, […]

Hempstead Harbor (North Shore ONLY) Reopened to Shellfishing

DEC CONTINUES TO RE-OPEN SHELLFISHING AREAS NORTH SHORE AREAS IN NASSAU COUNTY AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced it has rescinded temporary emergency shellfish closures that were implemented in response to the coastal flooding and power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy.  DEC had initially implemented the shellfishing […]