Our waters are an integral part of life for us, making Long Island a desirable place to live. The Marine Program, which became part of CCE in 1985, is known and respected nationally and internationally. Its mission is to protect our waters, providing a clean environment for our fish, fowl and plants.
Our researchers and educators are busy working to inform Long Islanders how we can each do our part to safeguard our environment. Projects have been designed to bring back our once thriving eelgrass and shell fish populations, ensure our commercial fishing industry continues to thrive while limiting bycatch, provide public education about environmental consequences of storm water runoff, and introduce our young people to marine sciences and marine life on Long Island.
Brush Strokes for the Bays painting sessions hosted in partnership with the Southampton Arts Center. Channel your inner artist and enjoy a night out with friends! Carolyn Munaco will provide the artistic guidance you need to create a marine-themed wo
Saturday, October 28th at Fuchs' Preserve, Northport. Admission includes pumpkin picking, a festive craft, treats, educational activities, games and hands-on time with live animals!
The 6th Annual Greenport Shellabration, held in partnership with Greenport BID, is almost upon us, and we invite you to get in on the fun!
See how you can get involved in habitat restoration! Our Fall 2017 schedule is now posted, click here!
An educational experience helping to collect data on various water quality parameters at sunrise from May through October (there will be 4 events per month). Participants can attend as many or as few events as they choose, however, due to limited sp
Learn about opportunities for you to "Give Back to the Bays" by learning, getting involved and enjoying our marine environment!
Last updated October 18, 2017