Thanks to all who made 2019 Launch the Season a success!

On May 10, Friends of the Bay celebrated Launch the Season with our biggest fundraiser of the year at Sanctuary Home & Patio. A huge THANK YOU to our Sponsors: Betsy and Hunt Lawrence Tony Barton The Bahnik Foundation Bill Bleyer Dave Relyea Catherine Freudenberg Neil and Marilyn Moritt Maxwell Geddes Rich and Donna Appell […]

Friends of the Bay: Informal Coastal Survey – December 19th, 2018

Recently Heather Johnson had the opportunity to survey the coast of the Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor estuary with Capt. Mitch Kramer, who shared a wealth of knowledge on the area and changes he has seen over time. Below is an informal video record of the trip and some of the sights including a possible […]

Cuomo administration drops plan for bridge/tunnel crossing LI Sound

The acting commissioner of the state Transportation Department says the project will not be moving forward “at this time.”   From Newsday: The Cuomo administration on Thursday abandoned its proposal to build either a new bridge or tunnel to cross Long Island Sound, an idea that had run into local opposition. Without going into detail, […]

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8.3.11 – Water Footprint Calculator

Water, especially the availability of fresh drinking water, is becoming an increasingly important topic of discussion.  Environmental degradation and industrial usage remove large amounts of fresh drinking water.  Drought conditions, such as the one occurring in Somalia, threaten millions with starvation.  In the United States, huge dust storms are occurring in Arizona, and there are […]