Long Island: Moriches Bay Oyster Project

Sponsoring Club: 
Yale Alumni Association of New York
Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11:00 am
Cupsogue Beach entrance See map
906 Dune Road
Westhampton Beach Long Island, NY 11978

Parking available on site.

Join members of the Yale community as we help preserve the oysters of Moriches Bay!
11:00 - 11:30 Introduction and meeting - breakfast will be provided - We will give a short talk on the Moriches Bay Project - who we are and what we do 
11:30 - 12:15 break into groups to make oyster cages and learn why oysters are so important to our bay
12:15 - 1:45 - break into groups, make burlap discs for the eelgrass project and an informal talk about the importance of eelgrass
1:45 - 2:15 - a short demonstration and talk on our water monitoring program
2;15 - 3:00  another opportunity for late comers to make an oyster cage
3:00 - 3:30 questions and answers
4:00 pm Everyone is welcome to join a special oyster Happy Hour at Buoy One Restaurant.
Site Coordinator: 
Lisa Tannenbaum ‘02