2016 Scholarships Awarded

Scholarships Awarded! Congratulations to all that submitted! 2016 Save the Beaches Scholarship Awards First place – Drew O’Connor Second place – Jillian Gaare Third place – Kathryn Disanti Honorable mention – Peter Szucy

Help Save a Dune

Saturday, April 5th; Come on Down and Volunteer to help Plant Atlantic Beach Grass. Its easy and fun and you will help make a world of difference in the strength of the dunes. More info coming, put the date on your calender. Preserve and Protect.

$1000 Scholarship Offered

Save the Beaches is offering a $1000 scholarship to any Town of Babylon High School Senior planning to attend college in 2014. A candidate must submit a 500-750 word essay about how he/she has personally contributed to preserving and protecting the environment of the barrier beaches and/or wetlands in the Town of Babylon and what […]

Looking Back; Students Clean Beach

Babylon High School came out in force on Saturday, September 21 back in 2013 for International Coastal Clean-Up Day.   The Thoreau Society, Girls’ Varsity Soccer team, and many Lacrosse players all convened at the Gilgo Beach parking lot early Saturday morning. The volunteers then walked the beaches, some heading west and some heading east, collecting […]

MIT Seagrant Experience

Down on the beaches we are intimately familiar with the oceans and the increasing impact they have on our lives. The challenges of operating in the ocean have always pushed the related technologies to the forefront of their fields. This is still true today in our world and I got a front row seat for […]