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The Tiana Bayside Facility is surrounded by marine habitats to explore!

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Seining, hiking and other outdoor exploration is a regular part of programming at Tiana Bayside.

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Bayside Adventure and ArtSea week long summer programs are offered here July-August.

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Programming at Tiana Bayside integrates marine science and artistic expression.

tiana coastal plant nursery

The Coastal Plant Nursery is used to propagate plants for local restoration projects

Tiana Bayside Facility


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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) has partnered with the Town of Southampton to develop an outreach and education center at the Tiana Bayside Facility. The facility now hosts a multitude of seasonal programming focused on marine science coupled with STEAM Art + Education. The facility also hosts a coastal plant nursery and shellfish grow out area 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: Opening of new facility! 2018-2019 Program expansion.


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

Tiana Bayside Facility
89 Dune Road, Hampton Bays, NY 11946


Kimberly Barbour
Marine Program Outreach Manager
631-727-7850 x 329

Last updated September 16, 2020