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Carmans River

Carmans River

March 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

At 10 miles long, the Carmans River in Brookhaven is one of the four largest rivers on Long Island.  The river is fed exclusively from groundwater and is protected by the Long Island Pines Barrens. The first eight miles of the river consists only of fresh water. It then becomes an estuary as it encounters […]

Making Sound Decisions to Protect & Restore

Making Sound Decisions to Protect & Restore

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The nooks and crannies of the Long Island Sound’s coastline stretch for 600 miles and include habitats such as tidal wetlands, coastal forests, grasslands, and rocky shorelines. These habitats are thriving with wildlife– juvenile striped bass and bluefish hide among the plants and ribbed mussels cling to the peat in wetlands, horseshoe crabs crawl along sandy beaches to lay their eggs, and osprey soar overhead looking for their next meal. Then there are all of us who visit our shoreline to swim, boat, or just enjoy the beauty of this precious resource.