As the year ends…

As the year ends we are reminded of all that has been accomplished and also what challenges still remain.   Dear Friend, On behalf of the Board of Trustees, thank you for your support of Friends of the Bay.  To further our mission, we work to stop overdevelopment, protect and improve water quality, prevent increased […]

Float Our Boat Funraiser, Thank You!

Special thanks to everyone who came out and supported our event!   Thank You to Our Raffle & Silent Auction Donors   All Pro Athletics Rich Appell Besito Restaurant Bill Bleyer Coach Grill & Tavern Creative Compositions Beth Dalton Costello The Emanuel Family The Harvest Diner Michael Held Iavarone Bros. Mitch Kramer, TowBoatU.S. Matt Meng […]

Thanks to all who made 2019 Launch the Season a success!

On May 10, Friends of the Bay celebrated Launch the Season with our biggest fundraiser of the year at Sanctuary Home & Patio. A huge THANK YOU to our Sponsors: Betsy and Hunt Lawrence Tony Barton The Bahnik Foundation Bill Bleyer Dave Relyea Catherine Freudenberg Neil and Marilyn Moritt Maxwell Geddes Rich and Donna Appell […]

Beaver Lake Fish Ladder officially open!

The Beaver Lake fish ladder is officially open thanks to Byron Young, Heidi O’Riordan (NYSDEC), Professor Peter Daniel from Hofstra University and Victoria O’Neill from NYSDEC (not pictured). All we need now are the alewives! LOCATION: What is a fish ladder? A fish ladder is a structure that allows migrating fish passage over or around […]