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Winter Kelp Monitoring

For the first time this past winter, The Town of Oyster Bay grew sugar kelp in three marinas; Tappen Beach, Theodore Roosevelt and TOBAY, as part of a bio-extraction initiative to remove pollutants from our waters. Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor, in turn, incorporated a winter monitoring program to test the positive impact of growing […]

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EPR Bill

Bill Before State Legislature Aims to Reduce Waste from Packaging By Michelle Lapinel McAllister, Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor   Plastic pollution is a global problem, and we can see the impact locally. Creation of plastic packaging, in particular, consumes energy and is a major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions. Waste generated by all types […]

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Celebrating 35 Years

The Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor has been working tirelessly to protect and restore our harbor and surrounding communities since our founding in 1986. As we near the end of our 35th year of environmental stewardship, we look back at what harbor conditions used to be, how they’ve changed for the better, and we look […]

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Tips for a Green Winter & Holiday Season

Tips for a Green Winter and Holiday Season Anastasia Yankopoulos, Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor There are a number of ways to lower your environmental impact during the cold months, and especially around the holidays. Here are some suggestions for going green this season.  Recycle Holiday Trees and Decorations Christmas trees, wreathes, and garland can […]

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