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CCE is one of the only groups on Long Island that works directly with local commercial fisherman.  We help to ensure this unique and historical way of life is preserved.  We work with local, state and federal managers to ensure local fishing is sustainable.  We aid in the design and testing of conservation fishing gear that reduces by-catch of non-target species..

We have an entire website devoted to CCE's new F.I.S.H. Initiative:

Cornell Marine Program is implementing a new local seafood marketing project, Fresh, Indigenous, Sustainable, and Healthy (F.I.S.H.).

Take the survey on your consumption of local seafood!  

Printable version here - can be mailed to CCE Marine Program, Att: Fisheries, 423 Griffing Ave., Ste. 100, Riverhead, NY 11901


NYS Fisheries Data Collection

The Fisheries Management Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension has two facets. One is the sampling program which we'll talk about below. The other is that our fisheries team processes federal and state fisheries data as more

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Derelict Lobster Trap Removal Projects

Cornell Cooperative Extension's (CCE) Marine Program has conducted several research projects year round to remove derelict/abandoned ("ghost") lobster traps in the Long Island Sound (LIS) at the ports of Mattituck, Mount Sinai and more

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SPAT Program

Join the SPAT Program (Southold Project in Aquaculture Training) to learn how to raise your own shellfish while giving back to our bays!

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Back to the Bays Initiative

Learn about opportunities for you to "Give Back to the Bays" by learning, getting involved and enjoying our marine environment!

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Eelgrass Program

Learn about our efforts to monitor and restore eelgrass!

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Marine Camps Offered by CCE

Learn about the marine science summer camps offered in your area, and how to register online!

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Tyrand Booker
Marine Administrative Assistant
631-727-7850 x 326

Last updated June 19, 2018