Governor Cuomo Announces $10.4 Million for Long Island Shellfish Restoration Project
On September 6th, 2017 Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the beginning of the Long Island Shellfish Restoration Project. This project aims to plant millions of clams and oysters in five targeted areas around Long Island, including Shinnecock Bay. ShiRP's Dr. Chris Gobler worked with the Governor and his staff to devise the Long Island Shellfish Restoration Program. Read the Governor's press release here:
Blue Island Oyster Festival:
All shells donated to ShiRP
This Saturday, September 9th, every oyster & clam consumed at the Blue Island Oyster Festival will be recycled to the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program! We are very excited to partner with Blue Island Oysters to collect this shell, which will be used to restore habitat and shellfish to the bay. For tickets and more information click below.