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Fish passage coming to Swan River

The Town of Brookhaven recently passed a resolution that would allow a fish passage to be constructed next to the Swan River Preserve in East Patchogue. The project would allow for fish to move …

Creating a breach at Gilgo State Park? Maybe. An educational environmental event at Heckscher State Park? Perhaps. Those two possibilities were presented last Thursday night when five South …

The Mastic and Shirley sewer project is moving forward, with the next stage coming for homeowners in the community. There will be a set of meetings in March that will allow residents to review the …

Ten of 21 applications requesting funding from Suffolk County for various water-quality improvements were recommended by the county’s Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program Committee …

The Town of Brookhaven recently approved a resolution to purchase more than 22 acres spread over 106 parcels of land in Mastic Beach for open space. Much of the space is wetlands that are …

The Village of Patchogue board of trustees recently vowed to replace all outgoing vehicles with environmentally conscious alternatives in what it is calling the “Green Fleet Policy,” a …

Suffolk County Department of Public Works submitted five applications for funding through the county’s Water Quality Protection and Restoration Program, and DPW representatives indicated to the …

The multiphase plan to restore Canaan Lake back to its recreational glory days is now, according to Legis. Rob Calarco (D-Patchogue) in its final phase. Once completed later this summer, the lake …

The Center for Environmental Education and Discovery has begun a search for a permanent, paid executive director, a step in growing the organization. CEED’s current executive director is …

Town surrenders Lily Lake dredging permit   Defend H2O suggests removal of Lily Lake dam instead   BY RANDALL WASZYNSKI A Department of Environmental Correction permit …

Bellport Village officials are thinking of how to face the impending decision of what to do with Ho Hum Beach. Over the fall and the first part of winter, weather has continued to erode the beach and …

Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro has prepared some road-related tips to assist motorists and residents as we enter the winter of 2020. During any given storm, …

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 …

How wild turkeys have surged on Long Island

Long Island Pine Barrens Society executive director Richard Amper made his official announcement today, that 57,676 acres of the Pine Barrens Core and 52,000 acres of the Compatible Growth area have been protected, at a location that illustrates protection best, the 2,000-acre Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge in Shirley.

The foundation has preserved over 500 acres of land and planted 250 trees

Local group looks back on what has been accomplished and what we can do to help

These steps will help you contribute to a healthier environment

Preservation helps to offset carbon pollution in the air

Three parcels bordering Tuthill’s Creek in Patchogue are up for auction

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