Protecting & Restoring Long Island's Peconic Bays

Discover The Peconic

On The Water

Explore the best places to paddle, boat and fish in the Peconic Bays. Find out where to go for water sport rentals, lessons, or even an exercise class on the water!

About PEP

PEP acts as a bridge at the boundary between science and policy, and ensures that an informed citizenry, along with all other stakeholders, have a voice in the decision-making process.

Water Quality Updates

Get the most up-to-date information on water quality and related public health alerts in the Peconic Estuary.

Threats to The Peconic

Trash In Our Waterways

Plastic pollution in the aquatic environment is harming wildlife and human health.

all-day National Estuaries Week
National Estuaries Week
Sep 16 – Sep 23 all-day
Join PEP September 16-23in celebration of our estuaries during National Estuaries Week. Participate in an event, take action to protect and restore your local waterbody and post on social media about why you care about the Peconic Estuary.[...]
all-day The Atlantic Coastal Fish Habita...
The Atlantic Coastal Fish Habita...
Sep 20 all-day
The Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership (ACFHP) is requesting project applications to restore and conserve habitat necessary to support coastal, estuarine-dependent, and diadromous fish species along the Atlantic Coast. Federal funding available under the National[...]
9:00 am 2017 LINPI Fall Native Plant Sale @ SCCC Eastern Campus Greenhouse
2017 LINPI Fall Native Plant Sale @ SCCC Eastern Campus Greenhouse
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
2017 LINPI Fall Native Plant Sale @ SCCC Eastern Campus Greenhouse | Riverhead | New York | United States
This Native Plant Sale is hosted by the Long Island Native Plant Initiative every spring and fall.  It is an excellent opportunity to buy local pheotype native plants from an organization dedicated to the promotion[...]
Reported by NOAA: Montauk, NY
September 203:44am3.839Low
September 214:26am3.919Low

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