Beaver Lake Fish Ladder officially open!

The Beaver Lake fish ladder is officially open thanks to Byron Young, Heidi O’Riordan (NYSDEC), Professor Peter Daniel from Hofstra University and Victoria O’Neill from NYSDEC (not pictured). All we need now are the alewives! LOCATION: What is a fish ladder? A fish ladder is a structure that allows migrating fish passage over or around […]

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 […]

Friends of the Bay’s Water Quality Data 2018

December 13, 2018 – Oyster Bay NY: A review of water quality sampling data for 2018 through October finds a generally healthy bay complex. Data from some locations does however reflect water quality that is less ‘healthy’ than other areas. These are, not surprisingly, the locations where bay tributaries discharge – particularly Mill Neck Creek […]

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, […]

UnSound Crossing Press Conference

Media coverage of the UnSound Crossing Press Conference on June 27, 2018.   News 12:​  News 12 – UnSound Crossing Press Conference.mp4 ​ CBS 2:​  CBS 2 – UnSound Crossing Press Conference.mp4 ​ FOX 5:​  FOX 5 – UnSound Crossing Press Conference.mp4 ​ FiOS:​  FiOS News – UnSound Crossing Press Conference.mpg ​ NBC 4: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Long-Island-Sound-Tunnel-Idea-Draws-Complaints_New-York-486743361.html […]