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Baymen Ed Clark and Rollie Clark leaving from Congdons Creek for scallops.
After a “near-unprecedented” scallop die-off in Peconic Bay, Suffolk County legislators on Thursday outlined efforts underway to investigate the cause.
“The alarm has sounded,” Suffolk County Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory said in a press conference. (more…)
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Melanie Cirillo of the Peconic Land Trust, with Councilman Albert Dickson, told Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board members Monday the PLT will be administering money to be spent for land acquisitions that protect drinking water.
A grant from New York State will benefit Shelter Island, Southold and Riverhead in their battle to address water quality issues. (more…)
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Peconic Estuary Program (PEP) Executive Director Joyce Novak told the Town Board Tuesday her group wants to be a resource to reduce the nitrogen content in the Island’s water. (more…)
COURTESY SYLVESTER MANOR EDUCATIONAL FARM
On Saturday, August 25 at 6 p.m. at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm’s Windmill Field, the second annual Cocktail Party at the Windmill will take place.
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COURTESY PHOTO | The Barefoot Movement will perform on the lawn at Sylvester Manor on Sunday, August 13 at 6 p.m
IT’S SUMMER — LET’S GO BAREFOOT!
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm continues its summer concert series with The Barefoot Movement on Sunday, August 13 at 6 p.m. The group first appeared at Sylvester Manor two years ago at a sold-out house concert, and returning to the summer Creekside stage will be fiddler Noah Wall, mandolinist Tommy Norris, guitarist Alex Conerly and upright bassist Katie Blomarz.
Sample provided food and beverages or bring a picnic and enjoy the wonder and serenity of a Creekside Concert at Sylvester Manor.
Tickets for the Barefoot Movement are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Visit sylvestermanor.org or call the Manor at (631) 749-0626.