Governor Cuomo has announed a $10.4 Million effort to improve Long Island's water quality and bolster the economies and resiliency of coastal communities by restoring native shellfish populations to coastal waters.
New York State is investing $5.25 million in Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County to expand our existing public shellfish hatcheries, and to plant shellfish at the sanctuary sites. Nassau County also will partner with CCE to host floating nurseries.
More information can be found on the NYS website: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-104-million-effort-improve-long-island-water-quality-restore-shellfish
Last updated September 15, 2017