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.
Channel your inner artist and enjoy an evening out with friends! ALL levels welcome!
The 7th Annual Greenport Shellabration, held in partnership with Greenport BID, is almost upon us, and we invite you to get in on the fun! This year, the event will be held December 1-2 2018.
Learn about local marine life and earn a badge!
We welcome you to be a part of BUOYS FOR THE BAYS, our newest Art + Science Initiative designed to raise awareness of, and funds to support the work of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program!
Water Quality Wednesdays (WQW) in Patchogue is part of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program’s initiative to provide community stewardship activities that support the health of our waterways and awareness of the threats to waters.
Learn how you can get involved with horseshoe crab monitoring at a beach near you!
Last updated October 31, 2018