A “Summer of Discontent” in Long Island Waters

There were record numbers of fish kills, dead zones and toxic tides, intensified by summer heat, in Long Island’s estuaries

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Generations Together: Building an Oyster Reef in Springs

About 50 sixth graders from The Springs School met not far from their school, at the end of Landing Lane

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Film Fest Celebrates the Clean Water Act

The Peconic Baykeeper presents the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, on tour to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Clean

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NFEC Highlights Volunteer Water Testing Program

Pictured Above: Dan Carroll testing water in Mattituck Inlet this past summer. | NFEC photo Throughout the world, citizen scientists

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Guiding The Next Decade in the Peconics

PEP’s New Management Plan Faces Threats to the Estuary The Peconic Estuary was named an “Estuary of National Significance” way

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Water Quality Report Sheds Light on Nuanced Health of Bays

Pictured above: At the Sagg Pond sampling site | Blue Water Task Force photo The East End’s Blue Water Task

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New Name, Refocused Mission for Riverhead Foundation

Pictured Above: Marine mammal rehabilitators from the Riverhead Foundation releasing a sea turtle back to the ocean at Ponquogue Beach

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Student Scientists Spend a Day in the Life of the Peconics

Photo Above: Southampton HS at Sebonic Inlet, with teacher Jennifer Keller, looking through their seining finds. In the net are

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PEP Plans An Earth Day Rain Garden

PEP Plans An Earth Day Rain Garden The Peconic Estuary Program, in partnership with the Town of Riverhead, is celebrating

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Measuring the Peconic Bathtub, with the Help of Citizen Scientists

Measuring the Peconic Bathtub, with the Help of Citizen Scientists The watershed of the Peconic Estuary is 247 square miles.

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You Can Become a Water Quality Steward

You Can Become a Water Quality Steward The Peconic Estuary Program is starting a Community Stormwater Stewardship pilot program for the

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