Protecting Birds Copy

Protecting Birds Copy

In September 2019, in a widely reported article appearing in Science magazine, researchers documented a significant decline in the overall abundance of birds in North America. Studies showed a 29% reduction birds since 1970, totaling approximately 3 billion birds. Some bird groups – such as grassland birds – have declined even more precipitously, dropping by more than half.

Bellmore Creek Copy

Bellmore Creek Copy

Progress continues on the effort to develop plans for fish passage at the Wantagh Mill Pond. Check here for the latest updates.

Water Reuse Copy

Water Reuse Copy

Long Island is facing a water crisis, with regard to both the fresh drinking water aquifers that sustain our daily lives and the salty coastal waters that enrich them. This crisis is reflected by what has been a steady, many decades-long deterioration in water quality, from excess nitrogen fueled by human sewage, to toxic plumes and spills, all while we “mine” our water supply by taking out more water than is being replenished.

Long Island Mammal Survey

Long Island Mammal Survey

The Long Island Mammal Survey was launched in 2023 to assess populations of terrestrial and semi-aquatic mammal across Long Island.

Bat Map Long Island

Bat Map Long Island

Bat Map Long Island About Bat Map LI BatMap Long Island is a community science project that enlists bat lovers in an effort to identify important bat foraging sites and roosts across Long Island. Participants are simply asked to submit

Coyote Tracker

Coyote Tracker

Coyote Tracker is a community science project that engages Long Islanders in the effort to monitor the colonization of our region by Eastern Coyotes.

Terrapin Watch

Terrapin Watch

Terrapin Watch was established in 2020. Interested in helping? If you’ve seen any terrapins, you can fill out our terrapin survey today!

Other Citizen Science Opportunities

Other Opportunities Additional Community Science Opportunities Community Science LI 2021 Seatuck and our partners at Long Island Sound Study, New York Sea Grant, South Shore Estuary Reserve, and Peconic Estuary Partnership would like to announce an exciting new educational monthly webinar series titled, Community Science LI.  Community