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November 2018

Ninth Annual Friends of the Shelter Island Library Turkey Plunge

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Crescent Beach, Shore Road
Shelter Island, NY 11965 United States
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$25
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9TH ANNUAL SHELTER ISLAND TURKEY PLUNGE SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2018 · 11:00 AM CRESCENT BEACH RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE! SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE SHELTER ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY The Annual Shelter Island Turkey Plunge benefits the Shelter Island Public Library. Participants and Sponsors Participants can either register online or in the Library. Download your participant registration packet here. We ask that you raise a minimum of $25 for a plunge … anything over that amount is gratefully received and you will be in the running for the “most…

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February 2019

SoMAS Lecture: “Restoration of Peconic Bay Scallop Populations and Fisheries” at Stony Brook Southampton

February 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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SoMAS Lecture: “Restoration of Peconic Bay Scallop Populations and Fisheries” at Stony Brook Southampton

On Friday, February 1st at 7:30pm, Stephen T. Tettelbach, Ph.D. will present a lecture titled:  "Restoration of Peconic Bay Scallop Populations and Fisheries"  in the Duke Lecture Hall of Chancellor’s Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton Campus.    Seminar: 7:30 – 8:30pm   The abstract of the talk appears below. We hope to see you there!  The bay scallop is an iconic species in eastern Long Island and has supported an important fishery for over a century. However, in the mid-1980s, Peconic bay scallop populations were decimated by…

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Seal Cruise Around Shinnecock Bay with AMCS & Group for the East End

February 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stony Brook Southampton Marine Station, 8 Little Neck Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$30

Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 10 a.m to 12 p.m. Join Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) biologists and Group for the East End for a seal cruises around Shinnecock Bay. Learn about the different species of seals that inhabit the waters around Long Island, New York. View these animals in their natural environment and learn how we can all help to conserve the marine environment. This is an open weather cruise,…

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July 2019

“On The Water + In The Field” Screening for CCE at Southampton Arts Center

July 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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"On The Water + In The Field" Screening for CCE at Southampton Arts Center

Friday, July  12 | 6 PM | Indoors | FREE For the third year in a row please join us to help Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program celebrate the latest publication of their magazine and be part of a special screening of the latest episode of On the Water & In The Field. On the Water + In the Field is a news magazine show produced by Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program that seeks to educate the public on current projects, issues, and research…

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International Ocean Film Tour 6 at Southampton Arts Center

July 29, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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International Ocean Film Tour 6 at Southampton Arts Center

Monday, July 29 | 8:30 PM | FREE – Outdoors on the West Lawn Sponsored, in part, by Elyn and Jeff Kronemeyer Adventure. Action. Ocean Life. The International OCEAN FILM TOUR Volume 6 is headed to Southampton with the best ocean adventures and environmental documentaries on board. 120 minutes packed with the most inspiring stories from the seven seas and the best water sports action of the year. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy this exciting evening of ocean films.…

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August 2019

Summer Wade in Three Mile Harbor with Group for the East End

August 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$5
Three Mile Harbor, afternoon.

Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:00 AM  11:30 AM Discover the diversity of life in the north end of Three Mile Harbor (opposite Sammy’s Beach). We will wade with seines and dip nets in search of crabs, fish and other marine creatures. Please wear water shoes. Suggested $5 donation per person. For reservations, directions, or more information, please contact Anita Wright at acwright@eastendenvironment.org.

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Combing the Ocean Beach in Hampton Bays with Group for the East End

August 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Shinnecock Inlet West Side Park, 365 Dune Road
Hampton Bays, NY 11946 United States
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$5
Shinnecock Inlet, Monday morning.

Friday, August 9, 2019 9:00 AM  10:30 AM Long Island’s ocean beaches are great places to search for evidence of near-shore creatures. We will meet in the parking lot on the west side of Shinnecock Inlet to comb the shoreline for seashells, crab shells, skate egg cases, and perhaps even a sand dollar! Suggested donation of $5 per person. For reservations or more information, please contact Steve Biasetti at 631-765-6450 ext. 205 or sbiasetti@eastendenvironment.org.

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Mummichogs & Mud Crabs: An Estuary Wade with GFEE at Orient Beach State Park

August 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orient Beach State Park, Route 25
Orient, NY 11957 United States
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Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00 AM  12:00 PM Mummichogs and Black-Fingered Mud Crabs are two of the many kinds of animals we plan to capture on this exciting visit to Orient Beach State Park. Join us for an exhilarating time as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of a great variety of fish, crabs, shrimp, mollusks, and other small creatures of the estuary. We will closely observe each of the animals we catch, before gently releasing them back…

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Tropical Fish of Shinnecock Bay with Group for the East End

August 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10

Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 AM  12:00 PM In the late summer a great variety of tropical fishes can be found in Shinnecock Bay. Last year we encountered Striped Burrfish, Spotfin Butterflyfish, Trunkfish, Band-Tailed Puffer, and Permit, just to mention a few of our exciting discoveries. Join us on this adventure – timed during low tide -- as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of these southern visitors. Please wear water shoes! There will be opportunities to view…

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September 2019

30th Annual Greenport Maritime Festival

September 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - September 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Greenport Village Greenport, NY 11944 United States + Google Map

For the past 30 years, the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation in Greenport has celebrated the nautical history of the East End with its Maritime Festival, which continues this year on the weekend of Sept. 21 & 22. Maritime Festival weekend begins on Friday night, Sept. 20, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. with the Land and Sea Gala cocktail party on the grounds of the Greenport Yacht and Shipbuilding Co. on Carpenter Street. Tickets are $125 for museum…

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Tropical Fish of Shinnecock Bay with GFEE

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$10

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9 to  11 a.m. Last September we found a great variety of tropical fishes in Shinnecock Bay. We’re planning on a repeat performance this year! Join us on this adventure – timed during low tide -- as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of these southern visitors. Please wear water shoes! There will be opportunities to view the creatures closely in a temporary aquarium; all animals are released at the end of the program.…

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October 2019

Maritime Traditions: Boat Building at Hallock State Park

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hallock State Park, 6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$10
Maritime Traditions: Boat Building at Hallock State Park

Join Hallockville and Long Island Traditions on October 27th (1-3PM), in welcoming three native Long Island boat builders: Donn Costanzo, Chris Hale, and Kevin Weeks. Boat building is considered a traditional woodworking craft, and is recognized as important pieces of Maritime Folk Art heritage, locally and nationally. Come spend the afternoon enjoying, viewing and learning about one of our island’s maritime traditions, boat building and their boat yards. For more information on Donn, Chris, and Kevin – please follow this link to the Maritime Traditions page Reservations are…

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December 2019

SoMAS Hosts “Bay Scallop Symposium” at Stony Brook Southampton

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Free
Bay Scallop Symposium

On Friday, December 6th at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Christopher Gobler from Stony Brook University will host the “Bay Scallop Symposium” in the Avram Theater on the Stony Brook Southampton Campus. Speakers from Stony Brook University include Dr. Christopher Gobler, Dr. Bradley Peterson, and Dr. Bassam Allam and from the Cornell Cooperative Extension and Dr. Stephen Tettelbach. Before the lecture, please join us at 6:00pm in the lobby of Chancellor's Hall on campus for our annual Lighting of the Windmill. The…

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February 2020

Seal Cruise with GFEE and AMCS

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - February 22 @ 3:00 pm
Stony Brook Southampton Marine Station, 8 Little Neck Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$30

Seal Cruise Around Shinnecock Bay with the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society & Group for the East End. 1 to 3 p.m. Repeats on Feb. 9 & 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. and Feb. 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. Learn about the different species of seals that inhabit the waters around Long Island, New York. View these animals in their natural environment and learn how we can all help to conserve the marine environment. This is an open weather…

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March 2020

SoMAS Lecture: Safeguarding Marine Megafauna in a Changing Climate” at Stony Brook Southampton College

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Free

Friday, March 6th at 7:30pm, Melinda Conners, Senior Postdoctoral Associate School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University  will present a lecture titled:  “Advancing the Design of Marine Protected Areas to Safeguard Marine Megafauna in a Changing Climate” in the Duke Lecture Hall of Chancellor’s Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton Campus.    The abstract of the talk appears below. We hope to see you there!      With multiple global initiatives calling for the protection of 10-30% of the global oceans by2030,…

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