Friends of the Bay Welcomes Three New Board Members: Bill Bleyer, Betsy Lawrence and John Taylor Bill Bleyer, of Bayville, a Newsday staff writer for 33 years, is the author of four Long Island history books including the upcoming Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History. An avid sailor, he is also an […]
We are pleased to launch our 2018 Speaker Series with Dr. Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University, CNN Presidential Historian and author of The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America on Wednesday, April 11 at 7 p.m. at Friends of the Bay’s office (111 South Street, Oyster Bay). Dr. Brinkley’s […]
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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 […]
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 […]