Protecting & Restoring Long Island's Peconic Bays

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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.

Jun
24
Sun
2:00 pm Storm Water Lecture and Rain Bar... @ The Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center
Storm Water Lecture and Rain Bar... @ The Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Storm Water Lecture and Rain Barrel Painting @ The Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center
Come hear PEP present on storm water pollution and the Peconic Estuary. Rain or melted snow that flows on the ground carries pollutants from our land right into our bays. Luckily, families can help protect our waterways and natural resources[...]
Jun
26
Tue
11:20 pm Horseshoe Crab Monitoring @ Squires Pond
Horseshoe Crab Monitoring @ Squires Pond
Jun 26 @ 11:20 pm – Jun 27 @ 12:15 am
Horseshoe Crab Monitoring @ Squires Pond | Hampton Bays | New York | United States
Join Peconic Estuary Program on one of our horseshoe crab surveys at Squires Pond! This is a fun, family-friendly way to learn hands-on about horseshoe crabs.  No experience necessary!  Volunteers will meet at 10:00pm at[...]
Reported by NOAA: Montauk, NY
DateTimeFeetTide
June 2312:34am4.151Low
6:00am5.711High
12:30pm4.151Low
6:33pm6.502High
June 241:28am4.112Low
6:52am5.682High
1:19pm4.226Low
7:19pm6.541High

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