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2017 Annual Report

Your oyster investment continues to pay the dividend of cleaner water and healthier bays. The Moriches Bay Project is poised for our best year yet, with your continued support. Please read our 2017 Annual Report and consider donating today for a healthier...

College Essay Final

The Little Oyster That Could When people think of oysters, they often think of pearls or, perhaps, a seafood dish. But I see oysters as so much more. I see a powerful force for change in one tiny, compact body. This past summer and the summer before, I managed an...

Our 3rd Annual Oyster Shucking Competition

A great time was had by all at Moriches Bay Projects' Oyster Shucking competition held at the Kiwanis of Greater Westhampton's Oyster Festival on October 7, 2017. Thank you to all our competitors and to our judges, Village of Westhampton Beach Mayor Maria Moore, JOK...

Yale Day of Service

Our Yale Day of Service event on May 13th was a great success! Despite the rainy weather, we had an excellent turnout. Attendees built oyster cages and made eelgrass disks while learning about all of MBP's efforts! We want to thank everyone for coming out to learn...

It’s Horseshow Crab Season

Have you noticed when walking along the beach there are more horseshoe crabs? This is spawning season. Pikes Beach is one of the few areas where Horseshoe crabs migrate to spawn. If you are interested in helping Cornell in their annual survey of spawning horseshoe...

Oyster Beds Are Doing Great

The Moriches Bay Project team and Greg Rivera from Cornell Cooperative Extension waited for the tide to be just right on a beautiful sunny morning recently to take a boat out to visit two of our oyster beds and the results were... great! We saw quite a bit of growth...

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