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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!

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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.

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Threats to The Peconic

Trash In Our Waterways

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

10:00 am World Fish Migration Day and Ear... @ Woodhull Dam
World Fish Migration Day and Ear... @ Woodhull Dam
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
World Fish Migration Day and Earth Day @ Woodhull Dam | Riverhead | New York | United States
Join the Peconic Estuary Program for World Fish Migration Day to celebrate the spring migration of alewife (also known as river herring).  We will be set up at Woodhull Dam to meet with alewife experts,[...]
Reported by NOAA: Montauk, NY
March 231:46am6.322High
March 242:47am6.267High

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