The Independent’s Stephen J. Kotz wrote an opinion piece bringing awareness to the excess runoff that spills into Georgica Pond. Rain that falls on Route 114, for example, wends its way through a concrete pipe and is emptied into the … Read more
A floating tractor that has been used the last two summers to skim thick clumps of aquatic weeds out of Georgica Pond may be helping the pond to avoid the dense blooms of toxic algae that appeared in previous years, … Read more
The East Hampton Town Trustees, who manage many of the town’s beaches, waterways, and bottomlands on behalf of the public, oversaw the opening of Georgica Pond to the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday morning.
Conditions in Georgica Pond are ripe for yet another harmful algal bloom, the East Hampton Town Trustees were told on Monday, and they should consider an emergency opening of the pond to the Atlantic Ocean, which would mitigate the situation. … Read more
If you are fortunate enough to live next to one of the East End’s stunning ponds, bays, or harbors, you can help improve our water quality by creating a vegetated buffer between your lawn and the water’s edge. This holds … Read more