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.

What You Can Do

The CCMP Revision

Have your voice heard in PEP’s Plan to protect the Peconic.
Do you live, visit, work, or recreate around the Peconic Estuary? Help PEP take care of one of the “Last great places in the Western Hemisphere”.

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.

6:30 pm @ Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center
@ Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 @ Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center | Southold | New York | United States
Join Peconic Estuary Program as we create holiday decorations using local Peconic Bay scallop shells! We will also provide all the crafty materials you will need to make beachy ornaments, garlands, or other types of[...]
Reported by NOAA: Montauk, NY
December 115:29am4.237Low
December 1212:07am5.526High

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