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Brightwaters Village community talks invasive species

Roughly 20 residents in the Village of Brightwaters gathered outside near the village lakes Saturday, Oct. 17, to discuss invasive species with mayor John Valdini and village trustee Patrick Fawcett. …

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone signed historic legislation on Thursday, Oct. 15, to require the use of nitrogen-reducing wastewater technologies in unsewered areas of the county for all new …

The alchemy of nature has a calling some answer if they’re lucky. Steve Kuhn followed the vocation that was offered. The glint of the sun on the water, puffy clouds, warm summer air, the …

The pandemic has shifted the path for many of us, and it has also changed the journey of the local oyster’s return to the Great South Bay. By returning oysters and oyster shells back …

Five Fire Island National Seashore maintenance projects may just get the help they need under the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act, which guarantees funding for …

George Mowbray has spent the last seven crab seasons policing Bay Shore marina. He spends a lot of time picking up trash on the beach and calls for better garbage management, including lids and …

Seatuck Environmental Association hosted its Eco-Carnival on Facebook Live on Saturday. Presented in partnership with both Long Island counties and the Town of Islip, the day featured live …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

To mitigate flooding concerns, Islip Housing Authority has recently begun work to implement green infrastructure improvements to Penataquit Creek running through Penataquit Village, just off Union …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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

The Bayard Cutting Arboretum is hosting an art exhibit titled “Nature in Bloom” through the month of November.

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