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Helpful articles and information from around the Estuary.

Welcome back to PEP Talk! This month we discuss the history of alewife and the reasons behind our restoration efforts. Also, learn how we’re celebrating World Fish Migration Day!

By Jenna Schwerzmann

I upgraded my septic system! Part III: The Clean-up

This four-part blog chronicles the experience of one participant in the Suffolk County Septic Demonstration Program for Advanced/Alternative On-site Wastewater Disposal Systems.

By The Peconic Estuary Program

EcoFlo Innovative Alternative Onsite Wastewater Treatment System installation.

I upgraded my septic system! Part II: The Install

This four-part blog chronicles the experience of one participant in the Suffolk County Septic Demonstration Program for Advanced/Alternative On-site Wastewater Disposal Systems.

By The Peconic Estuary Program

PEP Talk – Habitat Restoration

 Welcome back to PEP TALK! This month we explore habitat restoration projects in the Peconic Estuary!

By The Peconic Estuary Program

PEP Talk – Plastics

 This month our PEP Talk discusses plastics, the plastic bag law and a DIY reusable bag tutorial!

By The Peconic Estuary Program

An Update on the Plastic Reduction Initiative in Greenport Eateries

Late on a Thursday evening, I had the pleasure of joining several influential and passionate people in Greenport’s little Red School House to discuss some exciting plans to help the environment. The mission? Plastic reduction in restaurants. Maybe you have already heard about this initiative started by the Product Stewardship Institute, a Boston-based nonprofit that […]

By The Peconic Estuary Program

I upgraded my septic system! Part I: The Process

This four-part blog chronicles the experience of one participant in the Suffolk County Septic Demonstration Program for Advanced/Alternative On-site Wastewater Disposal Systems.

By The Peconic Estuary Program

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