Monthly Archives: September 2017

Volunteers are invited to join the second annual Patchogue River Cleanup to celebrate National Public Lands Day. NPS Photo News Release Date: September 27, 2017 Contact: Kaetlyn Jackson Contact: Elizabeth Rogers, 631-687-4766 Patchogue, NY – On Saturday, September 30, nearly 100 volunteers will participate in the second annual Patchogue River Cleanup, joining hundreds of thousands […]

For Release: Thursday, September 21, 2017 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that the draft mute swan management plan public hearing for the Long Island region has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Suffolk County Water Authority Education Center in Hauppauge. This hearing will […]

For Release: Monday, September 18, 2017 Due to current weather reports, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is postponing the first public hearing on the State’s revised draft management plan for mute swans originally scheduled to take place tomorrow, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Hauppauge. Due to anticipated inclement […]

For Release: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) I FISH NY program, in cooperation with the Fire Island National Seashore, today announced a Free Surfcasting Clinic to be held on Saturday, September 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fire Island Wilderness Visitor Center at Smith Point. […]

Mather School students work to restore the historic shed. NPS/Paul Cecere News Release Date: September 6, 2017 Contact: Paul Cecere, 516-802-7549 A dozen students and a few teachers from the Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School in New York City traveled every day for two weeks to work alongside the maintenance staff of Sagamore […]