The Georgica Pond Gut was opened by the East Hampton Town Trustees on October 22, 2018 and closed naturally on July 25, 2019—nine months later. During this time the pond became a tidal lagoon, except for 3 weeks in March … Read more
Georgica Pond has always been a cherished resource. Access to its water and the right to fish, crab and enjoy Georgica Pond has been contested for centuries.
Back in 1833 The East Hampton Town Trustees sued several gentlemen from Southampton … Read more
Congratulations to our friends at The Nature Conservancy for dedicating their Wetland Wastewater Treatment System today at the Uplands Farm Sanctuary in Cold Spring Harbor. County Executive Steve Bellone and partners joined in the celebration.
The new system will remove … Read more
Did you receive this mailer from the Town of East Hampton? If not, you can pick one up at Town Hall. The mailer explains how you may be eligible for up to $46,000 in grants & rebates for a new … Read more
Nitrogen is the culprit in most cases when it comes to triggering harmful algal blooms, and at Georgica Pond, 50% of the nitrogen is coming from septic systems. That is why FOGP is advocating for installation of the low-nitrogen septic … Read more
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In East Hampton, efforts by the Friends of Georgica Pond to remove dense growths of aquatic vegetation that scientists call macroalgae may be credited with less dense blooms of toxic blue-green algae that has plagued more ponds in Suffolk County