Protecting & Restoring Long Island's Peconic Bays
Check out these videos produced by the Peconic Estuary Program! Learn about PEP and current efforts to improve fish habitat and reduce nitrogen pollution and stormwater runoff!
Woodhull Dam, is located on the Little River, a tributary of the Peconic River. This dam currently prevents the largest population of river herring on Long Island from reaching critical spawning habitat. Approximately 50,000 – 80,000 fish spawn below the dam each year in a stalled effort to reach upstream habitat.