Monday, January 22, 2018

Keeping Suffolk Boaters Safe

Keeping Suffolk Boaters Safe

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Suffolk County, New York’s hundreds of miles of open water, coves, bays, and beaches attract numerous pleasure boaters. Keeping them safe is the mission of the 70-person Suffolk County Marine Bureau. The Marine Bureau is a permanent year-round unit of the Suffolk County Police Department, patrolling the waters of the Long Island Sound, the Great […]

Reappearing Eelgrass

Reappearing Eelgrass

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. A few decades ago, when eelgrass populations were healthy and vast underwater meadows covered the bottoms of our bays, this aquatic plant species was largely considered to be more of a nuisance than anything else. Who would have imagined then that people would now volunteer to help this most underappreciated species? In the past, […]

BYOB—Bring Your Own Bag!

BYOB—Bring Your Own Bag!

August 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Is that a buoy or a jellyfish you’ve just spotted in the water? No, it’s a plastic bag.