Environment
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Bay Shore's Penataquit Village gets $600K grant for drainage work

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.

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

Flooding impacted the southern shore this weekend

Protest held at Islip Town Hall Monday

First tree planted at Bay Shore store last week

Mother Nature has given us all a glimpse of what could be in store for us in the coming months. Are you prepared for it?

A plan to help clean up water pollution is often dismissed. Read how one resident perceives this reaction.

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

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.

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.

There will soon be an upcoming meeting about invasive insects and plants that could affect the wellbeing of our natural landscape and waterways.

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