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.

May
5
Sat
11:00 am Native Plant Workshop @ Big Duck Flanders
Native Plant Workshop @ Big Duck Flanders
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Native Plant Workshop @ Big Duck Flanders | Flanders | New York | United States
Join us at the Big Duck for a native plant workshop, where you can learn about the benefits of native plants and how to make your yard eco-friendly. We will be weeding, mulching, and planting,[...]
May
10
Thu
5:30 pm Citizen’s Advisory Committee Mee... @ South Fork Natural History Museum
Citizen’s Advisory Committee Mee... @ South Fork Natural History Museum
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Peconic Estuary Program’s Citizen’s Advisory Committee for our second meeting this year.  Guest speaker Dr. Alison Branco from The Nature Conservancy will be speaking about climate change.  We hope to see both returning[...]
May
12
Sat
11:00 am Peconic Riverfront Walking Tour ... @ Peconic Riverfront Park
Peconic Riverfront Walking Tour ... @ Peconic Riverfront Park
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Peconic Riverfront Walking Tour & Rain Garden Planting @ Peconic Riverfront Park | Riverhead | New York | United States
Come along with the PEP team for a short tour of some of our ongoing projects.  This easy, guided tour will showcase our fish ladder at Grangebel Park, fishing line recycling stations, and our rain[...]
May
13
Sun
10:00 pm Horseshoe Crab Monitoring @ Squires Pond
Horseshoe Crab Monitoring @ Squires Pond
May 13 @ 10:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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
April 261:02am3.954Low
6:48am6.192High
1:23pm3.831Low
7:11pm6.501High
April 271:58am3.839Low
7:37am6.180High
2:10pm3.825Low
7:58pm6.663High

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