Half Shells for Habitat
On September 7, 2018, Supervisor Ed Romaine discussed how the Town of Brookhaven reuses oyster shells from restaurants to create Oyster Reefs.
Clam Planting in Bellport Bay
On September 7, 2018, Supervisor Ed Romaine and Councilman Neil Foley speak with Bay Management Specialists Craig Strong and Dwight Surgan at Corey Beach Marina about clam planting with an aim to bring back the bay!
Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Throughout Town
On August 21, 2018 the Town of Brookhaven unveiled the Town’s two, new Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations located at Heritage Park in Mount Sinai. The installation of EV stations at accessible and convenient locations in Brookhaven supports the use of electric vehicles by residents and visitors. The Town also installed two EV Charging Stations at the Moriches Bay Recreation Center and the Parks Administration Building in Centereach. The cost of the EV Charging Stations is approximately $22,000 per site. Most of the costs are funded through a grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Agency (NYSERDA) and rebates from LIPA. Read Press Release
Town Releases More Quail to Help Reduce Tick Population
On August 2, 2018, Supervisor Ed Romaine and the Town Council released more than 30 Bobwhite Quail into the wild at Town Hall. The bird release is a program sponsored by the Town of Brookhaven and Seatuck Environmental Association. The birds are released to help control the tick population, especially the deer tick, which is a carrier of Lyme disease. The Quail eggs were incubated and hatched after 23 days, then released into the wild after 6 weeks of care. Recently, the Town also released 40 Bobwhite Quail at Longwood Estate in Ridge. Read Press Release