New York State Outdoor Educators Association Annual Conference

Friends of the Bay and Chris Hoppner of Locust Valley High School will be presenting at this conference on Friday, October 19.  We”ll be speaking about our Water Quality Monitoring, how it has helped our communities, and how the students benefit from performing this valuable service.  The Conference runs from October 18 to 21.   […]

5.2.12 Start of the Season

Friends of the Bay started our water quality monitoring season on a beautiful Monday, April 16.  The first two runs of the season had to be cancelled due to small craft advisories on April 2 and 9.  The 16th was a beautiful day to start off the season, with unseasonably warm temperatures.  It was a […]

4.2.12 Getting Ready For Opening Day

Friends of the Bay citizen scientists are looking forward to starting the water quality monitoring season again on April 2.  It seems like we just finished the season last October.  All of us are hoping that the balmy spring temperatures continue. Friends of the Bay volunteers monitor the dissolved oxygen, water temperature, salinity content pH  […]