Spring Cleaning!

  It’s that time of year again – the annual community cleanup of our shores on Saturday, April 25th, 2015. With over 20 miles to cover, we need everyone’s help – so make plans to join with hundreds of your neighbors to keep our Bay Beautiful! Check out the Cleanup Facebook Page: “Oyster Bay Harbor […]

Billy Joel pitches in for Bay Cleanup. See the video HERE: http://youtu.be/nGVH0mCyGAw The Piano Man was joined at the podium by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Congressman Steve Israel, State Senator Carl Marcellino, State Assemblyman Chuck Lavine, Count Executive Ed Mangano, and Town Supervisor John Venditto. All of these dignitaries joined in one voice to thank the […]

International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, September 20, 2014

Recent cleanups have seen such a great turnout of volunteers that we now have SIX different sites along the Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor shoreline where you can participate, plus boats to carry folks to the less accessible beaches and marshes. For Centre Island Beach, Stehli Beach, and Theodore Roosevelt Park, just show up […]

Bird & Mammal Checklist for the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Friends of the Bay is pleased to announce the arrival of a brand-new catalog of the birds and mammals known to inhabit our local refuge. This handy checklist is the result of a collaboration among several local organizations:  Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and Friends of […]

Paddle The Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge

  Much of our estuary is included in the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Established in 1968, the Refuge encompasses 3,200 acres of water – and no dry land (except at low tide.) The best way to see and appreciate the refuge is by water, and the best way to get a glimpse of the […]