Long Island: Moriches Bay Oyster Project

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

Parking available on site.

Description: 
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
631-229-5982