Local Artwork Scene

A painting of a Bayville scene by Tom Dunne, a North Carolina professional artist who was a Locust Valley high school classmate of Friends of the Bay president Bill Bleyer. Tom has done an illustration for Friends of the Bay that will be appearing on T-shirts and canvas tote bags in the near future. Stay tuned.

Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge!

Today the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge was renamed the Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge would not exist if it were not for his efforts to create it. Thanks Rep. Tom Suozzi, FOB board member John Taylor and all who made this happen.

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 […]