2015 Events

11/21/15 8am - 4pm

2015 Long Island Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

We are very pleased to announce that international ocean explorer, documentary filmmaker and environmental advocate 
Fabien Cousteau will be our keynote speaker this year.

Sponsored by New York Sea Grant, Coastal Steward and the Youth Ocean Conservation Team

Registration is now open for the first Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS) to be held on Long Island on Saturday, November 21 at the Wang Center, Stony Brook University. Attendees will: be inspired by dynamic speakers and stories of student-driven ocean conservation projects; develop plans for their own projects; take part in workshops and training sessions designed to provide skills needed to ensure success. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with researchers, marine organizations and other young people who are passionate about ocean preservation.

The registration fee for the event is $20 per participant, which includes snacks, lunch and program materials. 

Attendance is limited. Be sure to register early. We look forward to seeing you on November 21st!!


Wang Conference Center, Stony Brook University

05/09/15 9am - 12pm Beach Cleanup

Iron Pier Beach Cleanup    Riverhead (Directions- Take LIE East to Old Country Rd/County Hwy 58, Exit 73 towards Greenport/Orient. Old Country road will become Rt 25. Take to County Hwy 105 and make left. Turn right onto sound avenue and left onto Pier Ave. Take to the end. Parking lot is on the right. )

05/23/15 8:30am - 3pm Beach Cleanup Mt Sinai Harbor/Port Jefferson Side - Take 347 to Crystal Brook Hollow Road North. Make a Right onto N. Country Road and then a quick left onto Crystal Brook Hollow Road. Take Crystal Brook Hollow Road North all the way to the culdesac. 
06/14/15 9am - 12 noon Beach Cleanup
Beach Cleanup: Venetian Shores Beach, Lindenhurst

Sponsored by the Lindenhurst High School Key Club

Take Sunrise Highway to N. Wellwood Ave. South towards the village of Lindenhurst. Go thru the village until you reach Montauk Hwy (Light). Make left onto Montauk Hwy and go 7 blocks. Make Right onto Granada Pkwy and take to the end. You will come to Venetian Shores Beach. Look for the beach cleanup signs for the registration table.

Gloves, bags, pickup sticks, snacks and water will be provided. Please bring sunscreen and tick protection. 

This cleanup is being sponsored by the Lindenhurst High School Key Club. Community service credit will be available to any volunteers if needed.  

6/20/15 9am to 1pm Beach Clenaup
Centennial Park Beach, Port Jefferson

Sponsored by the Morrison Foundation   
Directions: Take RT 112 North all the way through the village of Port Jefferson. Make a right onto Broadway and head east. Make a left into the Village community center parking lot. Follow the road to the right towards the back of the parking lot. Pass the yacht club entrance and park in the dirt parking lot by the beach.

Gloves, bags, pickup sticks, water and snacks will be provided. Don't forget your sunscreen and tick protection.

07/25/15 9am - 3pm Beach Cleanup

Belle Terre (Sts Orchard Rd)

Directions: Take RT 112 North thru village of Port Jeff until you come to the end (Broadway). Make right onto Broadway and continue up the hill past Danfords. At the top of the hill on the left is Belle Terre Village. Make left onto Cliff Road and continue North until you come to the police department on the right hand side. Directly across the street is Saint Orchards road. Make left onto Saint Orchards Rd. and follow to end of road. 


Please bring sunscreen and tick protection. Snacks, water, gloves and bags will be provided. Please contact Pat at 631-334-6824 with any questions. 


09/19/15 8:30am - 3pm International Beach Cleanup Belle Terre cove and sound (Anchorage Rd)    Click here for details