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Long Island Shellfish Restoration Project

New York State is investing $5.25 million in Suffolk County Cornell Cooperative Extension to expand its existing public shellfish hatchery and plant shellfish at the sanctuary sites. Nassau County will partner with CCE to host floating nurseries. More here:

Read "Seeding Our Waters" by Kimberly Barbour in Boating Times Long Island

Grant Awarded for Shoreline Restoration at Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton

Cornell Cooperatve Extension of Suffolk County will be working with Shinnecock Indian Nation to restore shoreline damaged on the reservation from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The restoration is made possible by a $3.75M federal assistance grant. Read more in The Southampton Press:

Read About Our Horseshoe Crab Monitoring Program in National Geographic


Darci Bielenda
Marine Program Sr. Administrative Assistant SCMELC
631-852-8660 x 21

Last updated September 12, 2017