Make the Peconic Estuary Your Valentine

The centerfold of the print edition of the East End Beacon has always been a love letter to the Peconic

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State Sues Feds Over Fluke

New York is suing the federal government over its method of calculating commercial fluke fishing quotas, arguing that the state’s

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Peconic Region Named New York State Heritage Area

The five towns that comprise the Peconic Bay Region have a unique symbiosis that is a direct result of their

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Long Island Sound Gets EPA Grant Funding

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that it has issued 36 grants totaling $2.57 million for projects to

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Riverside Maritime Trail Plan Near Complete

Landscape designers working on a plan for the Riverside Maritime Trail Park, a 14-acre swath of public land across the

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Accabonac Mosquito Spraying Cut Dramatically Due to New Testing Partnership

Environmentalists in East Hampton are celebrating an innovative program that has enabled the reduction of the spraying of Accabonac Harbor

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Deceased Humpback Whale Washes Up on Napeague

Atlantic Marine Conservation Society received a report from the U.S. Coast Guard Montauk Station this morning around 8:30 a.m. of

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Save Our Seagrass: Taking the Local Approach to Protecting Our Essential Marine Habitats

Pictured Above: Soren Dahl shows an aerial photograph of scour marks surrounding moorings in an eelgrass bed in Coecles Harbor

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Southold Seeks Genetic Shellfishery Testing

Southold Town, which has some of the most extensive and productive creek networks on the East End, has been taking

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New Coordinator for Peconic Estuary Protection

Longtime environmental advocate Patricia Aitken has joined the Peconic Estuary Protection Committee as its new coordinator, responsible for working with

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