Tiana Bayside Facility

Tiana Bayside Facility

Tiana Bayside Facility

Tiana Bayside Facility

Tiana Bayside

Project Overview

In order to better address the ever increasing need to engage and educate the public on issues relating to the marine and coastal environment, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County (CCE) will partner with the Town of Southampton to develop an outreach and education center at the Tiana Bayside Facility. The facility will also host coastal plant and shellfish grow out areas to aid in resource enhancement projects.

Timeline History

Summer 2012: Establishment of SPAT Program operation at the facility Spring 2016: Southampton Town welcomed CCE to submit a proposal for expanded facility use Spring 2017: Facility improvements and renovation to education spaces Summer 2017: Open new facility!

Expected Achievements in 2017

  • Establishment and Operation of Satellite Shellfish Nursery
  • Classroom and Outreach Space Improvements 
  • Coastal Plant Nursery Design and Establishment 
  • Outreach Program Design and Delivery

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Contact

Elizabeth Ahearn
Marine Program Outreach Coordinator
ema83@cornell.edu
631-727-7850

Last updated April 25, 2017