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Governor Andrew Cuomo

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. These shellfish will augment the restoration being undertaken by the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program, which is a major initiative of IOCS and Stony Brook's School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Read more about this unprecedented state investment here

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Shinnecock Bay was designated as a global Hope Spot in June 2022. On June 9th, 2023, IOCS hosted a celebration commemorating the Hope Spot's first anniversary at the Stony Brook Southampton Marine Sci


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