March 2020
March 3 Taping of LI Community Spotlight on CSHH, radio interview, Hofstra University
March 4, 11, 18, 25 Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
March 4 Community Solar webinar
March 9 National Grid, Public Service Commission public hearing on gas plan, Hicksville Community Center, 6-8 pm
March 9 Rally and press conference opposing National Grid’s Williams Pipeline and fracked gas solutions, Hicksville Community Center, 5 pm
March 10 CANCELLED – EPA Region 2 Microbial Source Tracking Conference, NYC
March 11 LI Commission for Aquifer Protection meeting, Suffolk Water Authority Education Center, 10 am-12 noon
March 11 HHPC meeting
March 12 LISS Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, Mamaroneck
March 18 LISS Water Monitoring Work Group conference call
March 23 BOCES Conservation Education Day, Cradle of Aviation
March 24 CSHH Board of Directors meeting, Gold Coast Library, 7 pm
March 29 Screening of The Biggest Little Farm, SC Firehouse, 3-6 pm
February 2020
February 5, 12, 19, 26 Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
February 5 CSHH Board of Directors PR and Marketing Committee meeting
February 11 CSHH Board of Directors Relevant Issues Committee meeting
February 18 CANCELLED – NYS Assembly public hearing on Community Solar, 11:00 AM, Legislative Auditorium William H. Rogers Building 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown
February 27 CANCELLED – Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT public meeting on sea barriers study update, 5-8, Beach Channel Educational Campus, Rockaway Park
February 28 CSHH’s Crawl for a Cause
January 2020
January 8, 15, 22, 29 Winter monitoring program, shoreline samples
January 8 CSHH Finance Committee meeting
January 8 Hemptead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
January 21 CSHH Board of Directors meeting – 7:15 pm, Gold Coast Library Annex – All Are Welcome
January 29 Glenwood Landing habitat restoration project meeting
December 2019
December 4, 11, 18, 26 Winter monitoring program, shoreline samples
December 5 CSHH Finance Committee meeting
December 12 LISS Citizens Advisory Committee meeting
Happy Holidays! Office closed December 23-January 2
November 2019
November 4 LI Sound Futures Fund Grant Awards Ceremony, Bridgeport, CT
November 6, 13, 20, 27 Winter monitoring program, shoreline samples
November 11 Rally against Williams Pipeline, Westbury
November 13 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
November 14 Unified Water Study Summit, Earthplace, Westport CT
November 15 LISS Water-Monitoring Work Group/Science & Technology Advisory Committee meeting
November 19 Clean Water Conference
November 19 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
November 20 Glenwood Landing habitat restoration project meeting
November 28 Happy Thanksgiving!
October 2019
October 1, 15 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
October 4, 11, 16, 23, 30 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
October 4, 11, 16, 23, 30 Water monitoring, Tappen Marina aquaculture testing project
October 16 Hemptead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
October 22 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
October 24 ACOE NJNYHATS/Sea Barriers meeting in Great Neck
October 30 Glenwood Landing habitat restoration project meeting
September 2019
September 3, 17 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
September 4, 11, 18, 25 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 4, 11, 18, 25 Water monitoring,Tappen Marina aquaculture project
September 11 Hemptead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
September 12 Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting
September 13 Sea Change Exhibit and Reception, to benefit CSHH
September 14 National Estuary Day, CSHH participating in Oyster Bay
September 18 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
September 21 International Coastal Cleanup, CSHH coordinates local event at Tappen Beach
August 2019
August 2 Press conference on LIS Beach Report
August 2, 7, 14, 22, 28 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
August 2, 7, 14, 22, 28 Water monitoring, Tappen Marina aquaculture project
August 4 Water-themed concert at UU Congregation at Shelter Rock benefitting local nonprofits
August 6, 20 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
August 6 Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
August 8 Long Island Sound Study Water-Monitoring Work Group conference call
August 27 Glen Cove City Council meeting
July 2019
July 1 Meeting at TNH re: HinFin/Glenwood Landing condominium project
July 5, 12, 19, 26 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
July 5, 12, 19, 26 Water monitoring, Tappen Marina aquaculture project
July 11, 27 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
July 17 SC Arts Council Reception/Exhibit on the beauty of HH to benefit CSHH
July 19 Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
July 22 CSHH committee meeting to review DGEIS for Glen Cove Brownfields Opportunity Area
July 23 NYS DEC LIQUIDS data-sharing demo at Suffolk County Water Authority; Glen Cove City Council/Brownfields Opportunity Area public hearing
July 25 Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
July 30 NYS Sen. James Gaughran Town Hall meeting on environmental issues
June 2019
June 5, 12, 19, 26 Weekly testing for Hempstead Harbor Core Monitoring Program;
Weekly monitoring program at Tappen Marina for seed-clam project
June 13 LISS Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, Bridgeport
June 14, 27 Biweekly testing for 2019 Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 18 TNH public hearing on HinFin/Glenwood Landing condominium project
June 24 Audit for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 25 Glen Cove City Council meeting
June 27 LIS Water-Monitoring Work Group conference call;
Glen Cove public hearing on the Orchard/Brownfields Opportunity Area
May 2019
May 2 CSHH Art for the Harbor art sale and cocktail party
May 14 Startup of 2019 Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
May 15 Startup of 2019 Hempstead Harbor Core Monitoring Program;
Startup of new monitoring program at Tappen Marina for seed-clam project
May 16 Joint Protection Committee Meeting at Nature Conservancy’s Uplands Farm Sanctuary
May 21 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
May 22 Testing for Hempstead Harbor Core Monitoring Program;
Monitoring program at Tappen Marina for seed-clam project
May 28 Testing for 2019 Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
May 29 Testing for Hempstead Harbor Core Monitoring Program;
Monitoring program at Tappen Marina for seed-clam project
April 2019
April 1 Meeting at the Town of North Hempstead re: HinFin/Glenwood Landing project
April 3 Workshop for Glenwood Landing Habitat Restoration participants
April 4 Weekly monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed;
LISS Citizens Advisory Policy Committee conference call
April 5 Conference call on LIS Blueway Trail planning
April 6 Installation of lysimeters for the Glenwood Landing Habitat Restoration project
April 9 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
April 10 Second workshop for participants in the CSHH Glenwood Landing Habitat Restoration Project
April 15 Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments training for new season
April 25 Final testing for 2018 weekly monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
March 2019
March 1 CSHH ‘s Crawl for a Cause
March 7, 14, 21, 28 Weekly monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
March 6 Clean Ocean Action conference call re: Atlantic Ocean oil and gas drilling
March 6 LISS Citizens Advisory Ad Hoc Work Group conference call on Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT sea barriers study
March 12 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
March 13 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
March 14 Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting
March 27 Second workshop for participants in the CSHH Glenwood Landing Habitat Restoration Project
February 2019
February 6, 13, 20, 27 Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
February 12 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
February 13 Clean Ocean Action conference call re: Atlantic Ocean oil and gas drilling
February 19 Interim report due to be released by Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT team on sea barriers study
February 26 LISS Citizens Advisory Ad Hoc Work Group conference call on Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT sea barriers study
February 28 LI Pathogen TMDL (total maximum daily load) planning, NYS DEC work group conference call
January 2019
January 3, 9, 16, 23, 30 Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
January 9 Clean Ocean Action conference call about Atlantic Ocean oil and gas drilling
January 9 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee Meeting
January 10 LI Pathogen TMDL (total maximum daily load) planning, work group conference call
January 16 LISS Water Quality Monitoring, work group conference call
January 16 Habitat Restoration Workshop for Patagonia-project participants
January 17 Raising the Not-for-Profit Bar, workshop for local organizations
January 22 NYS Ocean Acidification Task Force Meeting 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm @ Nassau County Legislative Building
January 23 Clean Ocean Action conference call about Atlantic Ocean oil and gas drilling
January 29 Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee (LISS CAC) work group meeting
January 29 LISS Citizens Advisory Ad Hoc Work Group conference call on Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT sea barriers study
January 31 Glenwood Landing/Glenhead Civic Association Meeting
December 2018
December 6, 13, 20, 27 Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
December 4 Long Island Sound Study press event announcing grant awards, Port Jefferson
December 5 NYS DEC meeting on formulating pathogen total maximum daily loads (TMDLs)
December 13 Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, Bridgeport, CT
December 14 CSHH Board of Directors end of year gathering
November 2018
November 8, 15, 22, 29 Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
November 13, 14 NYSERDA conference, science of offshore wind energy and environmental impact
November 14 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
November 15 Return and checkout of monitoring equipment for Unified Water Study program;
completion and delivery of 2017 Annual Water-Quality Report for Hempstead Harbor
November 17 Post-storm Troopers beach cleanup at Sea Cliff Beach
November 19 Nassau County Legislature, testimony supporting ban for single-use bags
November 20 North Shore Middle School Community Day-CSHH beach cleanup at Tappen Beach
November 28 Long Island Sound Lobby Day in Washington, DC
November 29 Long Island Sound Nitrogen Reduction Strategy webinar
October 2018
October 2 Unified Water Study data-entry training webinar
October 2, 16 Biweekly monitoring of Hempstead Harbor for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
October 11 Clean Water Shore to Shore event for CSHH and Save the Great South Bay, at Soleil of Roslyn
October 17 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
October 20 Planting native species for the Glenwood Landing habitat-restoration project
October 23 Army Corps of Engineers Sea Barriers meeting, US Merchant Marine Academy
October 24 Long Island Clean Water Partnership annual meeting, Hauppauge
October 30 CSHH Board of Directors Meeting
September 2018
September 4, 20 Biweekly monitoring of Hempstead Harbor for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
September 4, 14, 19, 26 Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
September 12 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
September 13 Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, Port Jefferson
September 15 International Coastal Cleanup at Tappen Beach
September 21 LI Nitrogen Action Plan meeting
September 24 Press conference in Mamaroneck announcing release of the LIS Report Card
September 26 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
September 29 Nitrogen testing equipment installed for Glenwood Landing habitat restoration project
August 2018
August 2, 8, 15, 23, 29 Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
August 6 Final macrophyte assessment of Hempstead Harbor shoreline, Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
August 7, 21 Biweekly monitoring of Hempstead Harbor for Unified Water Study for LIS EmbaymentsMeeting at Scudder’s Pond re: replacement of gas line running over pond weir
August 9 Meeting with north shore Protection Committee representatives
August 27 Meeting with NYS Assembly representatives in Manhasset regarding LIS funding
July 2018
July 3, 11, 17 Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
July 10, 27 Biweekly monitoring of Hempstead Harbor for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
July 16 Macrophyte assessment of Hempstead Harbor shoreline, Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments;
Meeting at Scudder’s Pond re: replacement of gas line running over pond weir
July 23 Macrophyte assessment of Hempstead Harbor shoreline, Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 2018
June 5 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
June 6, 13, 20, 27 Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
June 6 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
June 7 Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting; Sea Cliff Village Environmental Committee meeting
June 12, 26 Biweekly monitoring of Hempstead Harbor for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 14 Audit of SOPs under Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 27 EPA microbial source tracking webinar
May 2018
May 3 Sea Cliff Village Environmental Committee meeting
May 7 Press conference re: proposed plastic-bag ban for Nassau County
May 8 Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan meeting; CSHH Board of Directors meeting
May 22 Community meeting re: Glenwood Landing habitat-restoration project
May 23, 30 Weekly monitoring for 2018 core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
April 2018
April 4 Planning meeting for Scudder’s Pond cleanup
April 6, 13, 20, 27 Last month for water-sample collection for winter outfall monitoring
April 9 LISS Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, EPA offices, NYC
April 10 CSHH meeting with volunteers
April 10 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
April 17 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
April 18 Training session for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
April 19 Whole Foods 5% event to benefit CSHH
April 21 Meeting with Deputy County Executive of Parks and Public Works
March 29 Scudder’s Pond Cleanup
March 2018
March 1 Press conference to opppose the state’s Oyster Bay bridge/tunnel proposal.
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Winter outfall-monitoring sampling dates
March 2 Meeting with Representative Charles Lavine
March 6 CSHH Board of Directors meeting
March 12 Sea Cliff Village public hearing on proposed plastic-bag ordinance
March 14 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
March 21 Glen Head / Glenwood Business Association meeting
March 22 LISS Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, EPA offices, NYC (postponed)
March 27 Meeting with Deputy County Executive of Parks and Public Works
March 29 Webinar for next round of LISFF grants
February 2018
February 2, 9, 16, 23 Winter outfall-monitoring sampling dates
February 9 Meeting with Senator Marcellino
February 21 Glen Head / Glenwood Business Association Meeting
February 23 Crawl for a Cause
February 27 Meeting, Pace Analytical Labs for nitrogen testing
January 2018
January 5, 12, 19, 26 Winter outfall-monitoring program sampling dates
January 8 Start of 2017 Water-Monitoring Report for Hempstead Harbor
January 28 North Shore Legislative Action Committee meeting
January 24 Development meeting for the 2017 Water-Monitoring Report for Hempstead Harbor
January 25 Bag-It meeting and film
January 26 Press conference and the LI Acquarium to oppose oil drilling off the east coast
December 2017
December 1 Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
December 4 Press event announcing LISFF grant awards for NY
December 8 Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
December 14 LIS Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, CT
December 22, 29 Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
November 2017
November 1 Water monitoring, beginning of winter outfall program, collection and delivery of samples to lab for bacteria analysis
November 3 Completion of data entry for weekly core monitoring program
November 10 Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
November 14 Unified Water Study equipment loan return to Westport, CT
November 15 HHPC meeting
November 16 Press event announcing LISFF grant awards for CT
November 17 Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
November 24 Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
November 28 Giving Tuesday
November 30 Completion of data entry and submission for 2017 Unified Water Study
October 2017
October 3 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
October 4 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
October 11 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
October 11 HHPC meeting
October 16 Deliver Unified Water Study chlorophyll filters for lab analysis
October 17 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
October 17 CSHH board meeting
October 18 Water monitoring, final survey for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
October 20 LIS Conference at King’s Point Merchant Marine Academy
October 25 Water monitoring, final survey for core program, regular season
October 25 Environmental Advisory Group meeting
October 26 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study, dropoff of final chorophyll filters for lab analysis
November 1 Water monitoring, beginning of winter outfall program, collection and delivery of samples to lab for bacteria analysis
September 2017
September 5 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
September 5 US Army Corps of Engineers–comments due re: permit application to dredge Glen Cove Creek
September 6 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 13 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 13 HHPC meeting
September 14 Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, Long Island Sound Study, Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck Village
September 14 International Coastal Cleanup, Tappen Beach
September 19 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
September 20 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 26 Long Island Sound Day, meeting with congressional reps in Washington, DC
September 27 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 27 CSHH board meeting
August 2017
August 2, 9, 16, 24, 30 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
44781 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
39296 Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
July 2017
July 5, 12, 19, 26 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
July 11, 27 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
July 27 Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
June 2017
June 13, 27 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
June 7, 14, 21, 28 Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
June 7 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
June 8 Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting
June 11 Sea Cliff Spring Fest
June 12 Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee meeting
June 27 Nassau County Department of Health meeting
May 2017
May 4 Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee
May 16 Meeting with TNH Public Safety Commissioner
May 17 Core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor begins 26th season
May 18 First sampling date in Hempstead Harbor for the Long Island Sound Unified Water Study embayment monitoring program
May 24, 31 Core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
May 25 Long Island Clean Water Partnership Annual Conference
May 30 Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
April 2017
April 4                               Town of North Hempstead Council Meeting on proposed ATV ban for town property
April  5, 12, 19, 26                       Last weeks of winter sample-collection program for Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed and Scudder’s Pond outfalls
April 13        NYS Department of Environmental Conservation public information session and public hearing
on the proposed amendments to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA)
April 20                             Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan Advisory Committee meeting
April 22                             EARTH DAY
April 23              Beer Tasting at Garvies Point Brewery to benefit CSHH
April 26              Day in Washington, DC, to discuss Long Island Sound restoration efforts with congressional representatives
March 2017
March 1, 8, 15, 22,29 Winter water-sample collection for Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed outfall and Scudder’s Pond outfalls
March 3 Long Island Sound Study Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring Workgroup –NYS water-quality conference call
March 8 United Water Study Training Session
March 8 CSHH Board Meeting
March 15 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee Meeting
March 16 Long Island Sound Study Citizen Advisory Committee.
March 27 United Water Study meeting on Tier II testing parameters
February 2017
February 1, 10, 16, 22 Winter water-sample collection for Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed outfall and Scudder’s Pond outfalls
February 23 Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee
February 24 Crawl for a Cause, sponsored by CSHH and SC Beach Committee
January 2017
January 4, 11, 18, 25 Winter water-sample collection for Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed outfall and Scudder’s Pond outfalls
January 9 EPA Citizens Science Forum, Manhattan
January 11 United Water Study meeting, Bridgeport, CT
January 11 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
January 17 CSHH Board Meeting
January 18 “Visioning” session for the redevelopment of the Town of North Hempstead Beach Park along with 200 acres of wooded area nearby, Port Washington
January 19 Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee meeting, Mineola
January 20 Long Island Sound Study Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring Workgroup conference call
January 27 Long Island Sound Citizens Advisory Committee/Science and Technology Advisory Committee meeting, Bridgeport, CT