Where the Land Meets the Water

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 true for both freshwater ponds and coastal areas.

Although antiquated septic systems are the largest source of nitrogen entering the groundwater, and ultimately our water bodies, excessive use of fertilizer (N-P-K) on lawns.

Read further details in the East Hampton Star.