River Otters

River Otters

The North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) once inhabited rivers, lakes and estuaries throughout North America. But unregulated trapping, water pollution and habitat loss caused a dramatic decline in otter populations in many areas and local extirpations in others.

Bellmore Creek

Bellmore Creek

River Herring have been documented at Mill Pond, Bellmore Creek for the past several migration seasons; it’s one of only a two-dozen streams on Long Island where remnant runs of the ecologically valuable fish still exist.

Penataquit Creek

Penataquit Creek

The Penataquit Creek Revival is a long-term effort to improve the overall health of this Bay Shore stream and restore its role in the community.