Long Island’s bays and harbors are one of New York’s most crucial habitats. And for many, they also represent a place to swim, a way to make a living, a glass of drinking water. Clean water is also essential for healthy fisheries, an important part of our local economy. That’s why The Nature Conservancy has made Long Island’s water quality one of its priority projects.
- June 7, 2013 - Something in the Water (WNYC)
- April 20, 2013 - Environmental Issue Impacting LI Bays, Harbors (NY1)
- July 24, 2012 - Long Island Brown and Red Tides on Upsurge
We all have a good reason to make sure our water supply is clean and healthy, and we each have a part to play. Find out how you can get involved with this critical issue.
Download the Fall/Winter 2012 Long Island Newsletter to read about the important issue of water quality on Long Island.
Do you know where your water comes from — and more importantly how to keep it clean?
Learn why Long Island's wetlands and marshes are such critical habitats.
See what we're doing to restore water-purifying shellfish in Long Island's bays.