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Celebrate Earth Day with Seatuck

Although Seatuck Environmental Association’s annual Eco-Carnival at the Scully Estate has once again been canceled due to the pandemic, the Islip-based group has not stopped its efforts to …

Seaside goldenrod sprouts were emerging green along the bioswale. Little blue stems, whose blue hue was still hibernating, were poised to grow six feet. “Ferns will be joining the party …

Members of the Atlantique Boat Owners Association have organized another protest at Islip Town Hall as frustrations with the management of Atlantique Marina grow.Following a March 9 resolution by the …

The Bayport Junior Civic Association discussed fundraising, environmental cleanups and board membership at its second annual meeting on Tuesday, March 16. During the Junior Civic’s last meeting, …

The Suffolk County Legislature approved an updated list of environmentally sensitive properties to hopefully be acquired in each town early this month with 41 parcels in Islip Town. “This is …

The Suffolk County Legislature approved an updated list of environmentally sensitive properties to be acquired in each town on Tuesday. Brookhaven Town has 22 parcels. Five are in the Carmans …

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws require the manufacturer of a product to be responsible for its ultimate recycling, reuse or disposal in an effort to increase recycling. Senate bill …

The lack of wastewater treatment throughout some of Suffolk County has led to continued reliance on 360,000 cesspools and septic systems that con- tribute to nitrogen pollution in local …

The Town of Islip is moving forward on the effort to dredge Browns River Marinas West and East in Sayville and Bayport – but officials have not committed to a timeline for completion of the …

Do you practice sustainable gardening methods? Habitat restoration, stormwater man- agement and local stewardship are all part of a “green” lawn. Save the Great South Bay also …

Keep Islip Clean wants community members to ‘KIC’-off the new year with a donation to the not-for-profit group that keeps on giving. Founded in 1989, KIC is a nonprofit organization …

County Legis. and presiding officer Rob Calarco is hoping that the newly amended county grant assistance program for installing residential Innovative and Alternative Onsite Wastewater Systems …

In an effort to diminish or eliminate the presence of certain chemicals in drinking water on Long Island, Suffolk County Water Authority plans to construct an additional 56 wells featuring the …

Richard Amper and the Long Island Pine Barrens Society were the charging force behind the 1993 Long Island Pine Barrens Protection Act, which protects the growing acreage of the Pine Barrens forever. …

A national initiative to plant more oysters in local waters as a water-quality remedy as well as helping oyster farmers financially is about to launch on Long Island. The Nature Conservancy and …

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 …

The mounds of dirt peeking over the fence on Middle Road in Blue Point at the new Bayport-Blue Point Library are an indicator that progress is being made on the former St. Ursula …

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 …

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