Advocacy Alert: The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study released.

We knew the time would come when the plan for the Bridge/Tunnel Sound Crossing would rear its head again … and it has. The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study was released, and we are sharing it with you. To view a PDF of the Study, click here: Long-Island-Sound-Feasibility_of_Bridge_Tunnel Friends of the Bay joins with […]

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!

Menhaden

In the ocean, little fish play a big role.  Small fish like sardines and anchovies are some of the most important fish in the sea. Fish such as herring, anchovies, menhaden, and sardines feed mostly on plankton all their lives.  They supply calories and nourishment (food!) for many top predators including cod, tuna, salmon, and most other […]

New York State Outdoor Educators Association Annual Conference

Friends of the Bay and Chris Hoppner of Locust Valley High School will be presenting at this conference on Friday, October 19.  We”ll be speaking about our Water Quality Monitoring, how it has helped our communities, and how the students benefit from performing this valuable service.  The Conference runs from October 18 to 21.   […]

Second Aquifer Hearing

  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 […]