Our coasts, bays and harbors support critical fisheries, underpin commercial and recreational economies, and are an important part of the culture and quality of life of millions of New Yorkers. We're working to restore our coastal waters so that fish, shellfish and plants, as well as the human communities that depend on them, thrive.
Protecting Long Island's water quality is one of the Conservancy's priorities in New York. Learn more.
We're monitoring marsh health from Montauk to New York City. Learn more.
Our shellfish restoration project has helped revive hardshell clams in the Great South Bay. Learn more.
New York's Atlantic Coast spans 120 miles from Long Island to New York City—and we're helping protect it. Learn more.
The Long Island Sound is recognized as one of 28 nationally significant estuaries by the National Estuary Program. Learn more.