Georgica Pond Opened to Ocean

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.

Though the pond is typically let on a biannual basis, in the spring and fall, there was no spring opening this year due to weather conditions and an earlier than anticipated arrival of federally protected shorebirds.

Read more in the East Hampton Star.