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SPAT Workshops (SCMELC - Southold)

Friday, October 18, 2019

Suffolk Project in Aquaculture Training Join SPAT! Membership information here "Spat" is the word for the tiniest form of shellfish that has settled onto the place where it will live out its life. The SPAT program was created to encourage community members to become stewards of their ...

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Haunted Treasure Shells - Tiana Bayside

Friday, October 18, 2019

Families are welcome, children under 6 years old a parent or caregiver must be presentLearn about our local bivalves (clams, oysters, mussels, and scallops) and then create a haunted Halloween clam shell treasure box out of local surf clam, paint, and clay!Please dress for a mess... the paint we ...

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Marine Meadows Workshop

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Eelgrass meadows have been on the decline in recent decades, but we are working to bring them back. Restoring our local eelgrass meadows will result in the creation of habitat for many fish and shellfish species, help protect our shorelines from erosion, and improve the overall health and produc...

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Plaster Shell Ornament - Tiana Bayside

Monday, October 21, 2019

Come and learn about many of the seashells that wash up on our local shores and then create a shell ornament or paper weight using sand molds, plaster pours, and paint.

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Nature Journaling / Walk + Talk Wednesdays at Tiana Bayside

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Nature Journaling / Walk and TalkWednesdays, Starting Sept. 18th (9-10:30am)*Free program! (Bring your own journal)Walk and talk with a scientist and local artist while exploring Long Island’s seascapes at Tiana Bayside Facility. Learn to document the natural world through observation, writing, s...

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Creepy Creatures Land & Sea (Northport)

Thursday, October 24, 2019

For ages 6 - 8Join us for a spooky-filled adventure at our Cranberry Hill Environmental Center where your child will learn about creepy creatures that are found locally in the marine and forest environments. Program includes hands-on time with live marine and freshwater animals, as well as meetin...

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The Good Earth Gala

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The Good Earth Gala gives us the opportunity to highlight Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County’s dedication to assisting families, communities, farmers, fishermen, non-profits, professionals, government agencies, hospital and schools. Since 1917, CCE educators have supported parents a...

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SPAT Workshops (SCMELC - Southold)

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Suffolk Project in Aquaculture Training Join SPAT! Membership information here "Spat" is the word for the tiniest form of shellfish that has settled onto the place where it will live out its life. The SPAT program was created to encourage community members to become stewards of their ...

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SPAT Workshops (SCMELC - Southold)

Friday, November 15, 2019

Suffolk Project in Aquaculture Training Join SPAT! Membership information here "Spat" is the word for the tiniest form of shellfish that has settled onto the place where it will live out its life. The SPAT program was created to encourage community members to become stewards of their ...

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CCE Suffolk Annual Meeting & Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Cornell Cooperative Extension Board of Directors annual meeting. All are welcome to attend.Location TBD.

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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on...

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Shellabration 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019

In partnership with the Greenport Business District, we invite you to partake in a unique culinary exploration featuring exquisite shellfish and beverage pairings on December 7th and 8th, 2019 in Greenport. Purchase of a wristband gets you access to this restaurant walk throughout Greenport Villa...

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Brush Strokes for the Bays at Cowfish- Seahorse

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Join us for a night of art and fun with artist Carolyn Munaco at Cowfish! Art instruction, all materials and door prize raffles included with $45 admission ($40 for Back to the Bays Members, enter your discount code when purchasing ticket). Proceeds benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffol...

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So Many Mollusks! (Babylon)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Ever wonder what is a Mollusk? Well, come find out as we explore the amazing world of sea snails, squid, clams and all their relatives. Touch these live creatures and discover what makes them so slick. Take home a slippery craft all your own! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs ...

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Moon snail

So Many Mollusks! (Babylon)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Ever wonder what is a Mollusk? Well, come find out as we explore the amazing world of sea snails, squid, clams and all their relatives. Touch these live creatures and discover what makes them so slick. Take home a slippery craft all your own! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs ...

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Moon snail

So Many Mollusks! (Babylon)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Ever wonder what is a Mollusk? Well, come find out as we explore the amazing world of sea snails, squid, clams and all their relatives. Touch these live creatures and discover what makes them so slick. Take home a slippery craft all your own! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs ...

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Moon snail

So Many Mollusks! (Babylon)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Ever wonder what is a Mollusk? Well, come find out as we explore the amazing world of sea snails, squid, clams and all their relatives. Touch these live creatures and discover what makes them so slick. Take home a slippery craft all your own! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs ...

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Arctic Animals for Mini-Marine Biologists (Babylon)

Sunday, February 23, 2020

(Ages 3-5 with 1 adult)Explore the frozen world of creatures that call the Arctic and Antarctic home. How do they do it! Make a cool craft with your preschooler to take with you! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs is required.

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Sharks! For Mini-Marine Biologists (Babylon)

Sunday, March 22, 2020

(Ages 3-5 with 1 adult)Explore the biology and ecology of these fascinating creatures, and learn about conservation efforts to save these misunderstood predators. Touch shark jaws, eggs, teeth, and other artifacts as you learn some fun facts about these top oceanic predators. Make an awesome shar...

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Spring Beach Walk (Babylon)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Come and explore the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Island’s South Shore with us! We’ll look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and learn some fun facts about them. Make sure to dress for the weather as we’ll be walking outdoors for 1.5 hours. Weather per...

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Spring Beach Walk (Babylon)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Come and explore the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Island’s South Shore with us! We’ll look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and learn some fun facts about them. Make sure to dress for the weather as we’ll be walking outdoors for 1.5 hours. Weather per...

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Fishy Facts for Mini-Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, April 26, 2020

(Ages 3-5 with 1 adult)Come explore the world of fish in this interactive program and make a fun, fishy craft with your child to take home! Space is limited!!! Pre-registration required for all programs.

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, May 17, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, June 14, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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SAMC Marine Biology 101

Jr. Marine Biologist (Babylon)

Sunday, August 23, 2020

(Ages 3 - 5 with 1 adult)Looking for a unique way to spend time with your preschooler? Join us for a fun-filled two hours as you and your child learn about the marine environment. This very special program includes hands-on time with live marine animals, beach activities, and a craft. This is a g...

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