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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Shinnecock Bay Named a Mission Blue “Hope Spot”

Pictured Above: Stony Brook researchers set oysters on the man-made reefs in Shinnecock Bay | ShiRP photo Mission Blue, a

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Could East Hampton Become a String of Islands?

Pictured Above: This long-abandoned house in Lazy Point in East Hampton has proved to be the emblem of the town’s

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A Groundbreaking Exploration of the Waters Off Plum Island

All islands are shaped by the waters surrounding them, and Plum Island, which sits just off the end of Orient

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Celebrating Montauk’s Floating Wetlands

Members of the Concerned Citizens of Montauk (CCOM) and East Hampton Town representatives met on the shore of Fort Pond

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A New Sanctuary for Scallops

The Peconic Bay Scallop, whose adult population has been wiped out in East End waters each of the past two

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Good News for Kelp

Pictured Above: Project co-leader Michael Doall (left) and Stony Brook University boat captain Brian Gagliardi harvesting a kelp line out

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Rebuilding An Ecosystem

Pictured Above: Stony Brook researchers set oysters on the man-made reefs in Shinnecock Bay | ShiRP photo Like many water

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And Now, Welcome to the Anthropocene

Pictured Above: Dr. Gobler’s representation of the Four Horsemen of the “Anthropocene Ocean” Apocalypse. HABs are Harmful Algae Blooms. The

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An Afternoon in Widow’s Hole

Sometimes even the smallest speck of shoreline can launch you in a time machine through the history human interaction with

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Suffolk Approves Extension of Aquaculture Program in the Peconics

The Suffolk County Legislature unanimously approved a 10-year extension of the Suffolk County Aquaculture Lease Program (SCALP) in Peconic and

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