Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Earth Day...Make a Splash! (Northport)

Ages 8 & up • $15/child (includes 1 adult)

Let’s celebrate Mother Earth and learn how we can help keep our seas free from debris! What impacts does marine debris have on marine wildlife and humans, how does trash make it into the ocean and how long will it stay there? Our 2nd annual Earth Day program includes: lesson on marine debris and how we can make a difference; beach clean-up at Asharoken Beach; an evaluation of what students discovered and hands-on time with live local marine animals that are affected by pollution.

Mail form and payment to:

Cornell Cooperative Extension
PO Box 554
Huntington, NY 11743

  • Checks payable to Cornell Cooperative Extension

  • An email confirmation with directions will be sent upon receipt

  • Program credit will be given if program is cancelled. 

Please feel free to call us at 631-239-1800 or email Ali at ams838@cornell.edu with any questions!

Persons needing special accommodations should contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the scheduled program.

Fee

$15 per child (includes 1 adult)

Learn More

https://ccemarinenorthwesternsuffolk.registration.payscape.com/

 Contact

Alexandra Stevens
Marine Program Educator
ams838@cornell.edu
631-239-1800 x 30

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Apr
22
1:00 PM13:00

Spring Art + Science Sessions at Tiana Bayside

Monday, April 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Monday, April 22, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Monday, April 22, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Friday, April 26, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn about various coastal and marine habitat types and species in our local environment. Topics include salt marshes, eelgrass meadows, seahorses and shellfish. With the knowledge and inspiration gained, students will then create their own piece of marine themed artwork. Each session will feature a new species or habitat topic and led by CCE's Art + Science instructor Carolyn Munaco. 

Sessions are age specific:

Ages 3-5: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm (must be accompanied by an adult)

Ages 6-10: 9:00 am-11:00 am

Ages 9-11: 3:30 pm - 5:50 pm

Space is limited!

Advanced registration REQUIRED via Town of Southampton Parks & Recreation

631-728-8585

View Southampton's Spring Parks and Rec Brochure HERE! (see page 9)

Online Registration HERE!

Fee per program: $25 (Resident) / $30 (Non-Resident)

Fee for all 4 Sessions: $80 (Resident) / $90 (Non-Resident)

Fee for 3-5 year olds: $15 (Resident) / $20 (Non-Resident)


Tiana Bayside Facility

89 Dune Road, Hampton Bays, NY 11946

Fee

Fee per program: $25 (Resident) / $30 (Non-Resident) Fee for all 4 Sessions: $80 (Resident) / $90 (Non-Resident) Fee for 3-5 year olds: $15 (Resident) / $20 (Non-Resident)

Learn More

Online Registration HERE! https://southamptonrecreation.net/default.aspx

 Contact

Carolyn Munaco 
Art + Science Instructor
cmj427@cornell.edu

Location

Tiana Bayside Facility
89 Dune Road
Hampton Bays, New York 11946

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Apr
24
10:00 AM10:00

Shark Anatomy and Dissection at Tiana Bayside

Join us for a hands-on investigation of the most misunderstood predator-the shark! We'll dive into and in-depth discussion of the anatomy and biology and then work in teams to dissect a local shark species. Touch various shark artifacts like shark skin, teeth and jaws while learning about the threats these top ocean predators face! 

This program is intended for children ages 10-15 years old.

Program Fee:

$25 (Resident)

$30 (Non-Resident)

Space is limited!

Advanced registration REQUIRED via Town of Southampton Parks & Recreation: 631-728-8585 or online HERE!

View the Southampton Spring Brochure HERE!

Fee

$25 (Resident) / $30 (Non-Resident)

Learn More

https://southamptonrecreation.net/default.aspx

 Contact

Christine Tordahl
Marine Program Educator
ct584@cornell.edu
631-852-8660 x 39

Location

Tiana Bayside Facility
89 Dune Road
Hampton Bays, New York 11946

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Apr
24
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Beach Walk (Babylon)

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 9-12: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 
9:30-11:00am

Ages 6-8: Thursday, April 25, 2019 
9:30-11:30am

Come and explore the beautiful sandy beaches of Long Island’s South Shore with us! We’ll look for marine creatures that call the salt marsh and barriers beaches home, and learn some fun facts about them. Make sure to dress for the weather as we’ll be walking outdoors for 1.5 hours. Weather permitting. This is a DROP-OFF program. Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs is required.

Fee

$25/child - NO REFUNDS

Learn More

https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.cce.cornell.edu/attachments/36790/2019_Winter_Spring_-_Babylon_color.pdf?1553626495

 Contact

Tracy Marcus
Marine Youth Education Specialist
tm353@cornell.edu
631-587-2873

Location

Sport Fishing Education Center and Aquaculture Facility
Ocean Parkway
Babylon, NY 11702

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Apr
24
1:00 PM13:00

Spring Talk and Tour at Tiana Bayside

Learn the various ways to get involved with CCE Marine Program, then go on a Spring Beach Walk to investigate the reawakening of our coastal environment. We'll look for marine creatures while learning some fun activities about them. Please dress appropriately for the weather, as we will be spending most of our time outside. 

This hour-long program is intended for children ages 6-10 years old. (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Program Fee:

$15 (Resident)

$20 (Non-Resident)

*Fee includes 1 adult*

Space is limited!

Advanced registration REQUIRED via Town of Southampton Parks & Recreation: 631-728-8585 or online HERE!

View the Southampton Spring Brochure HERE!

Fee

Program Fee: $15 (Resident) / $20 (Non-Resident) *Fee includes 1 adult*

Learn More

https://southamptonrecreation.net/default.aspx

 Contact

Christine Tordahl
Marine Program Educator
ct584@cornell.edu
631-852-8660 x 39

Location

Tiana Bayside Facility
89 Dune Road
Hampton Bays, New York 11946

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Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Cool Crustaceans for Pre-schoolers (Babylon)

Ages 3-5 with 1 adult)

Spend some time with your pre-schooler and our cool crustaceans as we learn all about these amazing crawling creatures of the sea! Make a cool craft to take home with you to remind your child all about crustaceans! Space is Limited!!! Pre-Registration for all programs is required.

Fee

$25/child (includes 1 adult, each addt’l adult $5) NO REFUNDS

Learn More

https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.cce.cornell.edu/attachments/36790/2019_Winter_Spring_-_Babylon_color.pdf?1553626495

 Contact

Tracy Marcus
Marine Youth Education Specialist
tm353@cornell.edu
631-587-2873

Location

Sport Fishing Education Center and Aquaculture Facility
Ocean Parkway
Babylon, NY 11702

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Mar
1
to Apr 15

2019 BACK TO THE BAYS MEMBERSHIP PRE-ORDER

A new year is now upon us all and we are extremely excited about the official launching of our 2019 Back To The Bays Membership Program. Our official membership distribution will take place on April 15th, 2019. We are now accepting pre-orders of our membership for those who wish to secure theirs in advance. You can purchase your membership by clicking on the SHOP tab and following the prompts accordingly. While visiting our shop, please check out some of our other unique items that are available for purchase as well. Your support of our program is greatly appreciated, as we look forward to seeing you at our up and coming events that we have planned for 2019.

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Buoys For The Bays
Dec
6
6:30 PM18:30

Buoys For The Bays

    PAINT NIGHTS FOR A PURPOSE!

We welcome you to be a part of BUOYS FOR THE BAYS, an Art + Science initiative designed to raise awareness of, and funds to support the work of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program! Working with CCE Marine Art + Science Educator Carolyn Munaco, participants will be guided through the steps to create a marine-themed painting on a reclaimed fishing buoy.  We will provide the supplies and artistic guidance you need to create a marine-themed buoy for you to keep!

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Greenport Shellabration
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Greenport Shellabration

Greenport Shellabration is a restaurant walk which features the best in local shellfish, wine, and beer! For two days, wristbands will grant participants access to enjoy the very best culinary creations of Greenport’s leading chefs. $5 small plates featuring LOCAL shellfish will be paired with $3 pours of LOCAL wine or beer. Wristbands will also get participants discounts and promotions at participating merchants throughout Greenport Village.  Online sales for our 2018 Shellabration are now available at www.shellabration.li.  Follow us on Facebook to get notifications about ticket sales and other important information.

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Shellabration Kick-Off Party
Nov
30
6:00 PM18:00

Shellabration Kick-Off Party

Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 6pm
Green Hill Kitchen (48 Front St. Greenport) is thrilled to host the Official Kick-Off Party for Greenport's 7th Annual Shellabration on Friday, November 30, 2018. The evening starts off with a 5-course dinner and wine pairing followed by an upstairs after party! All are welcome to enjoy live music, drinks, and fun-for-a-cause upstairs at the Official Kick-Off After Party featuring The Jon Divello Band (admission to the after party is free). A portion of the evening's proceeds benefits CCE's Marine Program. Learn more HERE or to purchase tickets, please call 631-477-4900.

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Northforker Raffle to Support SPAT
Nov
27
to Dec 5

Northforker Raffle to Support SPAT

Northforker and Kara Hoblin, of the North Fork Art Collective, are partnering to raffle off an original chalk art piece to benefit SPAT (Suffolk Project in Aquaculture Training, an Initiative of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program). Tickets are being sold online HERE, and will be available during Shellabration weekend at the Greenport Harbor Brewery check in location.  Raffle will be drawn on December 5 at 1pm!

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Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Marine Meadows Workshop

Marine Meadows Workshop in partnership with Long Island Community Foundation


by Cornell Cooperative Extension's Back to the Bays Initiative


Eelgrass serves as essential habitat to many of our local marine species. Eelgrass meadows have been on the decline in recent decades, but CCE is working to bring them back. Restoring our local eelgrass meadows will result in the creation of habitat for many fish and shellfish species, help protect our shorelines from erosion, and improve the overall health and productivity of our bays. This free workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about the importance of eelgrass while helping assemble planting units for use in local restoration. This event will take place on Sunday, November 18th 2018 between the hours of 10:00 AM-12:00 PM EST at Cedar Beach Marina located at Ocean Parkway, Babylon N.Y. 11702. Advance registration is requested, all children must be accompanied by an adult. Questions? Email Rachel Neville at ran68@cornell.edu or visit us at Eventbrite for more information.

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Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

Call For Artwork

TO BENEFIT CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION MARINE PROGRAM

Presented by North Fork Art Collective + Borghese Vineyard

Curated by Kara Hoblin

CALL FOR ARTWORK

Background:

We are holding an open art call for local artists to create “Buoys for the Bays” in support of efforts to raise funds and awareness of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program. Artists are invited to create marine-inspired art on repurposed fishing buoys, donated by our local fishing community partners. The resulting artwork will be curated by Kara Hoblin into an exhibit that will hang at Borghese Vineyard in Cutchogue. Buoys will and celebrated and auctioned on October 20, 2018.

Artwork Requirements:

We are seeking responses from local artists of all levels willing to create and donate “Buoys for the Bays” in support of CCE Marine Program. There is no fee to participate, all artists are welcome! Each artist may submit up to three works. Artwork must be created on the repurposed buoys, which can be picked up from the North Fork Art Collective in Greenport, CCE’s Marine Center in Southold, or Borghese Vineyard during their normal business hours beginning on September 12th. Please submit your artwork to one of the buoy pick up locations by October 15th to be included in the exhibit and auction.

Timeline:

September 14, 2018-October 15, 2018: Buoys and Registration Packages will be available at North Fork Art Collective, CCE’s Southold location or Borghese Vineyard during their normal business hours.

October 12th, 2018 at 6pm:  A “Buoys for the Bays Painting Party” will be held at Borghese Vineyard for novice artists wanting to receive guidance in painting a buoy by a professional artist.  For a $20 donation you will receive all painting materials and instruction, as well as a complimentary glass of Rose for the Bays! Buoys will be featured in the exhibit and opening celebration on October 20th and listed for sale in support of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program’s “Back to the Bays Initiative”.

October 15, 2018:All artwork must be submitted, at any of the 3 pick up locations listed above

October 20, 2018: Opening Reception at Borghese Vineyard from 6-8pm, free and open to the public.All artists are encouraged to attend!

Inquiries can be directed to Kara Hoblin karahoblin@gmail.com or Kim Barbour at 631-461-5294 kp237@cornell.edu

Special thanks to our fishing community partners for the donation of buoys for this initiative:

Arthur Kretschmer, Philip Karlin, Edward Rodman, Nathanial Miller, and Mitchell Fulcher Jr.

Buoys for the Bays is and initiative of Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program. Proceeds from buoy sales will directly support CCE’s efforts to improve the health of our local waters and marine ecosystems. 

Fee

No fee to participate! All artists welcome! Link below if you would like to donate art:

Learn More

https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.cce.cornell.edu/attachments/33221/Artwork_Entry_Form_Buoys_for_the_Bays.pdf?1537375383

Contact

Kara Hoblin 
Artist
karahoblin@gmail.com

Location

Borghese Vineyard
17150 Rte. 48
Cutchogue, NY 11935

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Oct
8
11:00 AM11:00

Marine Meadows Workshop

Marine Meadows Workshop

Monday, October 8, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Marine Program in partnership with the Town of Brookhaven.

CCE is working to restore eelgrass meadows to improve the health of our bays. This workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about the importance of eelgrass while helping assemble planting units for use in local restoration projects. 

Advance registration is requested: https://mmwbrookhaven1.eventbrite.com

Fee

Free! But advanced registration is requested - thank you!

Learn More

https://mmwbrookhaven1.eventbrite.com

Contact

Rachel Neville
Marine Program Educator
ran68@cornell.edu
631-852-8660 x 37

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Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

UpSculpt Marine Debris Workshop

Join us as we welcome renown artist Cindy Pease Roe to our Tiana Bayside Facility for a UpSculpt Workshop. The basic materials you will need to assemble a mobile will be provided, including marine debris. However, you will need to bring your own ingenuity, imagination, and whatever you want to *upcycle"!

Participants must be 8 years of age or older. Younger participants welcomed, but must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

Learn more about UpSculpt here: https://www.upsculpt.com

Fee

$20

Learn More

https://upsculpttianabayside.eventbrite.com

Contact

Kimberly Barbour
Marine Program Outreach Manager
kp237@cornell.edu
631-727-7850 x 329

Location

Tiana Bayside Facility
89 Dune Road
Hampton Bays, New York 11946

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Brush Strokes for the Bays Paint Night Series- Northern Puffers
May
17
6:30 PM18:30

Brush Strokes for the Bays Paint Night Series- Northern Puffers

Channel your inner artist and enjoy a night our while learning about and supporting our bays! Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program experts will provide an informative and interesting presentation on the featured species at the start of each session. Then, local artist Carolyn Munaco will guide you in the creation of a marine themed work of art on canvas. All levels welcomed!

$40 Admission includes: Instruction, materials and door prizes!
$35 Admission for Back to the Bays Members!

Reserve Tickets Today at:   www.BrushStrokesCowfish.eventbrite.com
or by calling 631-727-7850 ext. 326

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Brush Strokes for the Bays Paint Night Series- Seahorse
Apr
19
6:30 PM18:30

Brush Strokes for the Bays Paint Night Series- Seahorse

Channel your inner artist and enjoy a night our while learning about and supporting our bays! Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program experts will provide an informative and interesting presentation on the featured species at the start of each session. Then, local artist Carolyn Munaco will guide you in the creation of a marine themed work of art on canvas. All levels welcomed!

$40 Admission includes: Instruction, materials and door prizes!
$35 Admission for Back to the Bays Members!

Reserve Tickets Today at:   www.BrushStrokesCowfish.eventbrite.com
or by calling 631-727-7850 ext. 326

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Brush Strokes for the Bays Paint Night Series
Mar
22
6:30 PM18:30

Brush Strokes for the Bays Paint Night Series

Channel your inner artist and enjoy a night our while learning about and supporting our bays! Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program experts will provide an informative and interesting presentation on the featured species at the start of each session. Then, local artist Carolyn Munaco will guide you in the creation of a marine themed work of art on canvas. All levels welcomed!

$40 Admission includes: Instruction, materials and door prizes!
$35 Admission for Back to the Bays Members!

Reserve Tickets Today at:   www.BrushStrokesCowfish.eventbrite.com
or by calling 631-727-7850 ext. 326

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