Alert, Alert! Vanishing Beaches 2017

gilgo sand erosion

Our beaches are in tough shape, most of the sand placed from the Sandy Dune Rebuild Project has vanished. In fact, there are many points on the beach between  Gilgo Beach Babylon Town Park and Cedar Beach where there is less sand on the beach than before Sandy devastated the area. I took all of […]

BE ON THE LOOKOUT, its TERRAPIN TIME!

BE ON THE LOOKOUT, its TERRAPIN TIME! Turtle egg laying for next 30 days. Look out on Ocean Parkway for Turtles Crossing the Parkway. They are in search of sand to dig an area to bury their Eggs. Watch both Ways for next 30 Days on the Parkway, the turtles attempt to get to the […]

June 26th, Kids Clean the Beaches

6/27 update; Yesterday’s STB Kids Clean up was a huge success. Parents and kids alike picked up garbage for about 2 hours! It certainly made an impact although far from complete. (Join our next one!) Kids, along with parents worked hard and enthusiastically cleaning up those little beaches! It was great to see the wide […]

Cardboard Boat Regatta

We held our first annual Babylon Jr. Sr. High School Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Gilgo Beach Marina on Thursday, May 26th. Students enrolled in the district’s new STEAM and Project Based Learning Courses were invited to research, design, and engineer cardboard boats that could hold 2 passengers and sail the length of the Gilgo […]

Lighthouse Fun for Kids! This Wednesday

Regret to report tour had to be canceled, problems at the lighthouse… Save the date, August 17th! Take your children and their friends on a Nature Walk to the Fire Island Lighthouse. Robert Moses Field 5 is where we start at 5:30 pm. Please RSVP  via email to info@savethebeaches.net The Nature Tour is Free to […]