Presentation: Raingardens benefit bays, lakes, and streams.

RESCHEDULED! Join us on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at our office (111 South Street) for this free and informative presentation. Call 516-922-6666 to register. Raingardens are shallow bowls designed to soak up stormwater runoff. This runoff comes from roofs, driveways, patios and any sloped or paved surface. Not only are these rain gardens […]

Advocacy Alert: The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study released.

We knew the time would come when the plan for the Bridge/Tunnel Sound Crossing would rear its head again … and it has. The Long Island Sound Crossing Feasibility Study was released, and we are sharing it with you. To view a PDF of the Study, click here: Long-Island-Sound-Feasibility_of_Bridge_Tunnel Friends of the Bay joins with […]

Pilot Oyster Gardening Program in the village of Laurel Hollow

October 20, 2017: This summer saw the inauguration of a pilot oyster gardening program in the village of Laurel Hollow. The program drew enthusiastic support from local residents and was led by Laurel Hollow Village Trustee Jeff Miritello. Volunteers were trained and built oyster floats and performed frequent cleaning and measuring. Last Saturday, more than […]

It’s the Great International Shoreline Cleanup!

Be a part of a great Oyster Bay / Cold Spring Harbor tradition by coming out to volunteer on Saturday morning, April 21.  Last year we were proud to do out part in a worldwide cleanup effort that involved 560,000 volunteers in 91 countries, who picked up more than 16 million pounds of trash. Check […]