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Brown’s River dredging sees some traction

Brown’s River Marinas West and East are two steps closer to being fully dredged. Islip Town officials on April 7 approved a resolution which authorizes a capital project agreement with the New …

Heckscher State Park in East Islip not only serves as a natural area on the Great South Bay – it’s also the starting point of the Long Island Greenbelt Trail, a roughly 33-mile hiking …

Recycling and reusing our food scraps is a logical, economical and an efficient way to address climate change as well as local waste management challenges. Have you ever wondered what happens to …

A set of environmental recommendations from the Islip Town Environmental Council were brought before the Islip Town Board during ITEC’s annual report on April 20. At the regular monthly town …

Seatuck Environmental Association is one of 12 local nonprofits that has received a grant to improve wildlife through the Long Island Sound Stewardship Fund at the Long Island Community …

The Nature Conservancy and Defenders of Wildlife want to help government officials implement meaningful solar infrastructure—without disturbing natural areas or prime farmland. Their …

Community members against the zone change request of developers for the former Island Hills Golf Course held a car parade on Tuesday, April 20 that began in Sayville with a procession to Islip …

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 …

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 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 …

Roughly two years ago, longtime Keep Islip Clean volunteer William Raftery was preparing for a local KIC cleanup event when he stumbled upon a concerning scene. Typically, the East Islip resident …

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 …

Tiana Christoforidis and theatre arts go hand in hand, like tickets and the box office. At the mere age of 3, Christoforidis joined the Theatre Guild of the YM-YWHA in the Bronx. It was the …

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 …

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