1.23.12 Alewife Training

Hows the Water By Patricia Aitken, Executive Director January 23, 2012 Friends of the Bay, in cooperation with the Long Island Sound Study, Department of Environmental Conservation and the Seatuck Environmental Center will be conducting a training session for alewife monitoring on Tuesday, February 12 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm in the Friends of the […]

1.16.13 NOAA Report on Temperature

1.16.13 How’s The Water by Patricia Aitken, Executive Director The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has just issued its monthly State of the Climate Report, which said that “2012 was the warmest and second most extreme year on record for the contiguous U.S.” The extreme weather experienced in the lower 48 included drought, wildfires, […]

1..9.13 -The Forest Unseen Book Review

1.9.13 How’s The Water by Patricia Aitken, Executive Director A new year, bringing so many opportunities for us all! A New Year unfolds as a blank slate to be filled in with our dreams and plans as the year progresses. As frequent readers of this column know, I am an avid reader. This year I […]

1.30.13 Macaulay Library

Hows the Water By Patricia Aitken, Executive Director January 30, 2013 Winter has arrived with a vengeance as I am writing this column. The forecast is for warmer weather to return, but it is currently 14°. At this time, it is perhaps nice to stay indoors and prepare for the warmer weather ahead by listening […]

20th Anniversary Spring Beach Cleanup

On Saturday, April 27 the Town of Oyster Bay, the North Oyster Bay Baymen’s Association (NOBBA) and Friends of the Bay will, once again, join forces to sponsor the annual Oyster Bay Harbor Cleanup Day. Volunteers are needed from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the boat ramps in Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park, Larrabee Avenue, […]