May 2020

May 1-15All events and meetings suspended because of COVID-19
May 20, 27Startup of Tappen Marina Monitoring Program
May 19CSHH Board of Directors meeting (virtual)

April 2020

AprilAll events have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

March 2020

March 3Taping of LI Community Spotlight on CSHH, radio interview, Hofstra University
March 4, 11, 18, 25Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
March 4Community Solar webinar
March 9National Grid, Public Service Commission public hearing on gas plan, Hicksville Community Center, 6-8 pm
March 9Rally 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 11LI Commission for Aquifer Protection meeting, Suffolk Water Authority Education Center, 10 am-12 noon
March 11HHPC meeting
March 12LISS Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, Mamaroneck
March 18LISS Water Monitoring Work Group conference call
March 23BOCES Conservation Education Day, Cradle of Aviation
March 24CSHH Board of Directors meeting, Gold Coast Library, 7 pm
March 29Screening of The Biggest Little Farm, SC Firehouse, 3-6 pm

February 2020

February 5, 12, 19, 26Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
February 5CSHH Board of Directors PR and Marketing Committee meeting
February 11CSHH Board of Directors Relevant Issues Committee meeting
February 18CANCELLED - NYS Assembly public hearing on Community Solar, 11:00 AM, Legislative Auditorium William H. Rogers Building 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown
February 27CANCELLED - Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT public meeting on sea barriers study update, 5-8, Beach Channel Educational Campus, Rockaway Park
February 28CSHH's Crawl for a Cause

January 2020

January 8, 15, 22, 29Winter monitoring program, shoreline samples
January 8 CSHH Finance Committee meeting
January 8 Hemptead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
January 21CSHH Board of Directors meeting - 7:15 pm, Gold Coast Library Annex - All Are Welcome
January 29Glenwood Landing habitat restoration project meeting

December 2019

December 4, 11, 18, 26Winter monitoring program, shoreline samples
December 5CSHH Finance Committee meeting
December 12LISS Citizens Advisory Committee meeting
Happy Holidays!Office closed December 23-January 2

November 2019

November 4LI Sound Futures Fund Grant Awards Ceremony, Bridgeport, CT
November 6, 13, 20, 27Winter monitoring program, shoreline samples
November 11Rally against Williams Pipeline, Westbury
November 13Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
November 14Unified Water Study Summit, Earthplace, Westport CT
November 15 LISS Water-Monitoring Work Group/Science & Technology Advisory Committee meeting
November 19 Clean Water Conference
November 19CSHH Board of Directors meeting
November 20Glenwood Landing habitat restoration project meeting
November 28 Happy Thanksgiving!

October 2019

October 1, 15Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
October 4, 11, 16, 23, 30Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
October 4, 11, 16, 23, 30Water monitoring, Tappen Marina aquaculture testing project
October 16Hemptead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
October 22CSHH Board of Directors meeting
October 24ACOE NJNYHATS/Sea Barriers meeting in Great Neck
October 30Glenwood Landing habitat restoration project meeting

September 2019

September 3, 17Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
September 4, 11, 18, 25Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 4, 11, 18, 25Water monitoring,Tappen Marina aquaculture project
September 11Hemptead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
September 12Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting
September 13Sea Change Exhibit and Reception, to benefit CSHH
September 14National Estuary Day, CSHH participating in Oyster Bay
September 18CSHH Board of Directors meeting
September 21International Coastal Cleanup, CSHH coordinates local event at Tappen Beach

August 2019

August 2Press conference on LIS Beach Report
August 2, 7, 14, 22, 28Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
August 2, 7, 14, 22, 28Water monitoring, Tappen Marina aquaculture project
August 4Water-themed concert at UU Congregation at Shelter Rock benefitting local nonprofits
August 6, 20Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
August 6Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
August 8Long Island Sound Study Water-Monitoring Work Group conference call
August 27Glen Cove City Council meeting

July 2019

July 1Meeting at TNH re: HinFin/Glenwood Landing condominium project
July 5, 12, 19, 26Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
July 5, 12, 19, 26Water monitoring, Tappen Marina aquaculture project
July 11, 27Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
July 17SC Arts Council Reception/Exhibit on the beauty of HH to benefit CSHH
July 19Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
July 22CSHH 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 25Macroalgae 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, 26Weekly testing for Hempstead Harbor Core Monitoring Program;
Weekly monitoring program at Tappen Marina for seed-clam project
June 13LISS Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, Bridgeport
June 14, 27Biweekly testing for 2019 Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 18TNH public hearing on HinFin/Glenwood Landing condominium project
June 24Audit for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 25Glen Cove City Council meeting
June 27LIS Water-Monitoring Work Group conference call;
Glen Cove public hearing on the Orchard/Brownfields Opportunity Area

May 2019

May 2CSHH Art for the Harbor art sale and cocktail party
May 14Startup of 2019 Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
May 15Startup of 2019 Hempstead Harbor Core Monitoring Program;
Startup of new monitoring program at Tappen Marina for seed-clam project
May 16Joint Protection Committee Meeting at Nature Conservancy's Uplands Farm Sanctuary
May 21CSHH Board of Directors meeting
May 22Testing for Hempstead Harbor Core Monitoring Program;
Monitoring program at Tappen Marina for seed-clam project
May 28Testing for 2019 Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
May 29Testing for Hempstead Harbor Core Monitoring Program;
Monitoring program at Tappen Marina for seed-clam project

April 2019

April 1Meeting at the Town of North Hempstead re: HinFin/Glenwood Landing project
April 3Workshop for Glenwood Landing Habitat Restoration participants
April 4Weekly monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed;
LISS Citizens Advisory Policy Committee conference call
April 5Conference call on LIS Blueway Trail planning
April 6Installation of lysimeters for the Glenwood Landing Habitat Restoration project
April 9CSHH 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 1CSHH 's Crawl for a Cause
March 7, 14, 21, 28Weekly monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
March 6Clean Ocean Action conference call re: Atlantic Ocean oil and gas drilling
March 6LISS Citizens Advisory Ad Hoc Work Group conference call on Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT sea barriers study
March 12CSHH Board of Directors meeting
March 13Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
March 14Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting
March 27Second workshop for participants in the CSHH Glenwood Landing Habitat Restoration Project

February 2019

February 6, 13, 20, 27Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
February 12CSHH Board of Directors meeting
February 13Clean Ocean Action conference call re: Atlantic Ocean oil and gas drilling
February 19Interim report due to be released by Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT team on sea barriers study
February 26LISS Citizens Advisory Ad Hoc Work Group conference call on Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT sea barriers study
February 28LI Pathogen TMDL (total maximum daily load) planning, NYS DEC work group conference call

January 2019

January 3, 9, 16, 23, 30Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
January 9Clean Ocean Action conference call about Atlantic Ocean oil and gas drilling
January 9Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee Meeting
January 10 LI Pathogen TMDL (total maximum daily load) planning, work group conference call
January 16LISS Water Quality Monitoring, work group conference call
January 16Habitat Restoration Workshop for Patagonia-project participants
January 17Raising the Not-for-Profit Bar, workshop for local organizations
January 22NYS Ocean Acidification Task Force Meeting 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Nassau County Legislative Building
January 23Clean Ocean Action conference call about Atlantic Ocean oil and gas drilling
January 29Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee (LISS CAC) work group meeting
January 29LISS Citizens Advisory Ad Hoc Work Group conference call on Army Corps of Engineers NYNJHAT sea barriers study
January 31Glenwood Landing/Glenhead Civic Association Meeting

December 2018

December 6, 13, 20, 27Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
December 4Long Island Sound Study press event announcing grant awards, Port Jefferson
December 5NYS DEC meeting on formulating pathogen total maximum daily loads (TMDLs)
December 13Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, Bridgeport, CT
December 14CSHH Board of Directors end of year gathering

November 2018

November 8, 15, 22, 29Weekly core monitoring, winter program focused on Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed
November 13, 14NYSERDA conference, science of offshore wind energy and environmental impact
November 14Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
November 15Return and checkout of monitoring equipment for Unified Water Study program;
completion and delivery of 2017 Annual Water-Quality Report for Hempstead Harbor
November 17Post-storm Troopers beach cleanup at Sea Cliff Beach
November 19Nassau County Legislature, testimony supporting ban for single-use bags
November 20North Shore Middle School Community Day-CSHH beach cleanup at Tappen Beach
November 28Long Island Sound Lobby Day in Washington, DC
November 29Long Island Sound Nitrogen Reduction Strategy webinar

October 2018

October 2Unified 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, 31Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
October 11Clean Water Shore to Shore event for CSHH and Save the Great South Bay, at Soleil of Roslyn
October 17Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
October 20Planting native species for the Glenwood Landing habitat-restoration project
October 23Army Corps of Engineers Sea Barriers meeting, US Merchant Marine Academy
October 24Long Island Clean Water Partnership annual meeting, Hauppauge
October 30CSHH Board of Directors Meeting

September 2018

September 4, 20Biweekly monitoring of Hempstead Harbor for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
September 4, 14, 19, 26Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
September 12Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
September 13Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, Port Jefferson
September 15International Coastal Cleanup at Tappen Beach
September 21LI Nitrogen Action Plan meeting
September 24Press conference in Mamaroneck announcing release of the LIS Report Card
September 26CSHH Board of Directors meeting
September 29 Nitrogen testing equipment installed for Glenwood Landing habitat restoration project

August 2018

August 2, 8, 15, 23, 29Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
August 6Final macrophyte assessment of Hempstead Harbor shoreline, Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
August 7, 21Biweekly 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 9Meeting with north shore Protection Committee representatives
August 27 Meeting with NYS Assembly representatives in Manhasset regarding LIS funding

July 2018

July 3, 11, 17Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
July 10, 27Biweekly monitoring of Hempstead Harbor for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
July 16Macrophyte 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 23Macrophyte assessment of Hempstead Harbor shoreline, Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments

June 2018

June 5CSHH Board of Directors meeting
June 6, 13, 20, 27Weekly monitoring for core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
June 6Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
June 7Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting; Sea Cliff Village Environmental Committee meeting
June 12, 26Biweekly monitoring of Hempstead Harbor for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 14Audit of SOPs under Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
June 27 EPA microbial source tracking webinar

May 2018

May 3Sea Cliff Village Environmental Committee meeting
May 7Press conference re: proposed plastic-bag ban for Nassau County
May 8 Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan meeting; CSHH Board of Directors meeting
May 22Community meeting re: Glenwood Landing habitat-restoration project
May 23, 30 Weekly monitoring for 2018 core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor

April 2018

April 4Planning meeting for Scudder's Pond cleanup
April 6, 13, 20, 27Last month for water-sample collection for winter outfall monitoring
April 9LISS Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, EPA offices, NYC
April 10CSHH meeting with volunteers
April 10Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
April 17 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
April 18Training session for Unified Water Study for LIS Embayments
April 19Whole Foods 5% event to benefit CSHH
April 21Meeting with Deputy County Executive of Parks and Public Works
March 29Scudder's Pond Cleanup

March 2018

March 1Press conference to opppose the state's Oyster Bay bridge/tunnel proposal.
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30Winter outfall-monitoring sampling dates
March 2Meeting with Representative Charles Lavine
March 6CSHH Board of Directors meeting
March 12Sea Cliff Village public hearing on proposed plastic-bag ordinance
March 14 Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
March 21Glen Head / Glenwood Business Association meeting
March 22LISS Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, EPA offices, NYC (postponed)
March 27Meeting with Deputy County Executive of Parks and Public Works
March 29Webinar for next round of LISFF grants

February 2018

February 2, 9, 16, 23Winter outfall-monitoring sampling dates
February 9Meeting with Senator Marcellino
February 21Glen Head / Glenwood Business Association Meeting
February 23Crawl for a Cause
February 27Meeting, Pace Analytical Labs for nitrogen testing

January 2018

January 5, 12, 19, 26Winter outfall-monitoring program sampling dates
January 8Start of 2017 Water-Monitoring Report for Hempstead Harbor
January 28North Shore Legislative Action Committee meeting
January 24Development meeting for the 2017 Water-Monitoring Report for Hempstead Harbor
January 25Bag-It meeting and film
January 26Press conference and the LI Acquarium to oppose oil drilling off the east coast

December 2017

December 1Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
December 4Press event announcing LISFF grant awards for NY
December 8Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
December 14LIS Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, CT
December 22, 29Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor

November 2017

November 1Water monitoring, beginning of winter outfall program, collection and delivery of samples to lab for bacteria analysis
November 3Completion of data entry for weekly core monitoring program
November 10Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
November 14Unified Water Study equipment loan return to Westport, CT
November 15HHPC meeting
November 16Press event announcing LISFF grant awards for CT
November 17Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
November 24Water monitoring, winter program for Hempstead Harbor
November 28Giving Tuesday
November 30Completion of data entry and submission for 2017 Unified Water Study

October 2017

October 3Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
October 4Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
October 11Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
October 11HHPC meeting
October 16 Deliver Unified Water Study chlorophyll filters for lab analysis
October 17Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
October 17CSHH board meeting
October 18Water monitoring, final survey for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
October 20LIS Conference at King's Point Merchant Marine Academy
October 25Water monitoring, final survey for core program, regular season
October 25Environmental Advisory Group meeting
October 26Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study, dropoff of final chorophyll filters for lab analysis
November 1Water monitoring, beginning of winter outfall program, collection and delivery of samples to lab for bacteria analysis

September 2017

September 5Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
September 5US Army Corps of Engineers--comments due re: permit application to dredge Glen Cove Creek
September 6Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 13Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 13HHPC meeting
September 14Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting, Long Island Sound Study, Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck Village
September 14International Coastal Cleanup, Tappen Beach
September 19Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
September 20Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 26Long Island Sound Day, meeting with congressional reps in Washington, DC
September 27Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
September 27CSHH board meeting

August 2017

August 2, 9, 16, 24, 30Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
44781Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
39296Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study

July 2017

July 5, 12, 19, 26Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
July 11, 27Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
July 27Macroalgae assessment for Long Island Sound Unified Water Study

June 2017

June 13, 27Water monitoring, Long Island Sound Unified Water Study
June 7, 14, 21, 28Water monitoring, core program for Hempstead Harbor
June 7Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
June 8Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee meeting
June 11Sea Cliff Spring Fest
June 12Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee meeting
June 27Nassau County Department of Health meeting

May 2017

May 4Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee
May 16Meeting with TNH Public Safety Commissioner
May 17 Core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor begins 26th season
May 18First sampling date in Hempstead Harbor for the Long Island Sound Unified Water Study embayment monitoring program
May 24, 31Core water-monitoring program for Hempstead Harbor
May 25Long Island Clean Water Partnership Annual Conference
May 30Water 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, 22,29Winter 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 8United Water Study Training Session
March 8CSHH Board Meeting
March 15Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee Meeting
March 16Long Island Sound Study Citizen Advisory Committee.
March 27United Water Study meeting on Tier II testing parameters

February 2017

February 1, 10, 16, 22Winter water-sample collection for Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed outfall and Scudder’s Pond outfalls
February 23 Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee
February 24Crawl for a Cause, sponsored by CSHH and SC Beach Committee

January 2017

January 4, 11, 18, 25Winter water-sample collection for Powerhouse Drain Subwatershed outfall and Scudder’s Pond outfalls
January 9EPA Citizens Science Forum, Manhattan
January 11United Water Study meeting, Bridgeport, CT
January 11Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee meeting
January 17CSHH 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 19Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee meeting, Mineola
January 20Long Island Sound Study Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring Workgroup conference call
January 27Long Island Sound Citizens Advisory Committee/Science and Technology Advisory Committee meeting, Bridgeport, CT