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Showing the park some love

Last Saturday was NYS I Love My Park Day when volunteers turned out at state parks to help clean up in anticipation of summer. Read here about the cleanup at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum.

Bay Shore resident Samantha Jaggi is the recipient of the Friends of Connetquot State Park Preserve scholarship

Volunteers have been busy transforming the worn out community spot ahead of the summer season.

Two new pieces of legislation aims to limit the amount of pollutants we use. Read about the new bills here.

This annual event draws runners from near and far while helping to clean the bay. Read about it here.

On Monday, March 2, the Bayard Cutting Arboretum will be hosting a symposium on the “Evolution of the American Landscape: Gardening in the 21st Century,” where leaders in the horticulture …

Addressing the litter on the major roadways in the Town of Islip is an integral aspect of the mission Keep Islip Clean’s membership not only preaches but practices, too. The Long Island …

West Islip Schools has initiated a movement to pick up where the Department of Environmental Conservation has left off at Willets Creek, which borders the east end …

The record braking heat wave last weekend caused some issues locally. Read about it here.

Flooding impacted the southern shore this weekend

Creating a breach at Gilgo State Park? Maybe. An educational environmental event at Heckscher State Park? Perhaps. Those two possibilities were presented last Thursday night when five South …

Protest held at Islip Town Hall Monday

First tree planted at Bay Shore store last week

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board, approved a resolution authorizing the first female in the Town of Islip to take ownership of one parcel of Town-owned Bay Bottom Land …

In conjunction with Martin Luther King Day of Service, Seatuck Environmental Association organized a weed-pulling event at Penataquit Creek in Bay Shore. Several local groups and organizations …

The Department of Environmental Conservation’s division of environ- mental remediation invited members of the WIS CREEK association last Wednesday, March 11, to view the work done on …

Suffolk County Council on Environmental Quality met on Wednesday, Jan. 22, to discuss the 21 applications submitted in request of funding from the Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program. …

To visitors, boaters and those who work the water, Fire Island and the Great South Bay’s shimmering, magical lure are inspirational bell-ringers. So when Brian McAuliff was sworn in at Watch …

Talks of possibly rezoning the area to business-residential emerge at board meeting

Save the Great South Bay is hosting a speaker series that encapsulates the education of local environmentalism, using creeks as an extension of the traditional classroom. Join the panelists at The …

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