The Clean Water Act is under attack in Congress – On the heels of efforts to strip EPA of its authority to regulate air pollution, the House has now turned its sights on the Clean Water Act. Congressman Steve Israel is a strong advocate for Long Island Sound – let him know how important it is […]
The waterfront at Beekman Beach was bustling with Bay Day activity on June 5. Visitors could sign up for harbor sails on the Christeen, borrow a kayak, and get information on the local environment from the many participating organizations, such as the Long Island Sound Study, Theodore Roosevelt Audubon Sanctuary, Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery, […]
6.8.11 – Trees With all the rain we have had, and now (finally) some sun, the landscape is bursting forth. The landscape is incredibly green – I don’t think I have ever seen so many different shades. The trees seem to have leafed out overnight. Sadly, many of them were damaged in the winter storms, […]
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6.1.11 – Hempstead Harbor Shellfish Beds Reopen Congratulations to the Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee and the Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor. Their cooperative efforts – municipalities, citizens and agencies coming together to solve a problem – have resulted in the reopening of the outer area of Hempstead Harbor for shellfishing. 2500 acres will now be […]