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Posted on: October 14, 2021

DEC ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF SHELLFISH RESTORATION EFFORT AT SHINNECOCK BAY SANCTUARY

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Long Island Shellfish Restoration Project Benefits Coastal Communities. 1.5 Million Clams Stocked at Shinnecock Bay Sanctuary

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Temporary Shellfish Closures areas have reopened as of September 9th.

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Effective immediately, Thursday, September 9, 2021 the following areas can be re-opened to the harvest of shellfish, except as described in 6NYCRR, Part 41, “Sanitary Condition of Shellfish Lands.”

 Accordingly, the harvest of ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

New Cyanobacteria Blooms found in Kellis Pond in Bridgehampton

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 25, 2021Contact: Grace Kelly-McGovern, 631-854-0095- or 631-219-9592

Analysis of surface water samples performed by SUNY Stony Brook has confirmed the presence of new cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue&...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

2021 Notice: Commercial/Recreational Shellfish Harvesters Regarding the North Sea Harbor Management

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2021 Notice to Commercial and Recreational Shellfish Harvesters Regarding the North Sea Harbor Management Zone

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees finds that the subject project is a Type II Action pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part 617 and no further environmental revie...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Announcement Regarding Dead Atlantic Menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) or “Bunker”

This observation is likely part of an ongoing marine mortality incident involving dead and dying Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), also known as bunker, around Long Island, the Hudson River, and extending from Rhode Island to New Jersey. Throughout...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Use of Dredges & set Harvest Limits in Mecox Bay & Set Harvest Limits During Apr.1-Apr.30 (Oysters)

Authorize the Use of Dredges and set Harvest Limits in Mecox Bay and Set Harvest Limits During the Period of April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 for the Removal of Oysters

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Impose Temporary Modification on Seasonal Razor Clam and Commercial Shellfish Harvest Restrictions

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Notice of Public Hearing to Authorize Board of Trustees to Impose Temporary Modification on Seasonal Razor Clam and Commercial Shellfish Harvest Restrictions to Prevent Harm to Shellfish Population

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Authorize Extension of Expiration Dates for select Trustee Permits (4x4 & Boat Ramp) until 1/10/21

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Authorize the Extension of Expiration Dates for select Trustee Permits (4x4, and Boat Ramp) until January 10, 2021 Effective Immediately

WHEREAS, due to the National Health Emergency, it has become necessary to continue to drastically reduce employee staff...

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