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: https://www.localfish.org/
Cornell Marine Program is implementing a new local seafood marketing project, Fresh, Indigenous, Sustainable, and Healthy (F.I.S.H.).
Printable version here - can be mailed to CCE Marine Program, Att: Fisheries, 423 Griffing Ave., Ste. 100, Riverhead, NY 11901
Detecting Contaminants in Striped Bass Throughout Long Island and New York City Waters.In 2022, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Fisheries began our projec
Earlier this month, the Fisheries Department of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County’s Marine Program began its latest collaboration with industry, industry or
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 ...read more
Last updated March 13, 2023