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Posted on: October 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Councilwoman Bonner Joins Coastal Steward to Move 80,000 Oysters to Port Jefferson Harbor

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Farmingville, NY - On October 17, Councilwoman Jane Bonner met with members of the Coastal Steward Long Island (CSLI) as they began the process of moving 80,000 young oysters, provided by the Town of Brookhaven, to sanctuaries in Port Jefferson Harbor. To date, they have released a half million oysters into the Port Jefferson Harbor Estuary. Pictured left to right are Councilwoman Bonner, CSLI Treasurer Mark Campo, volunteer Corrin DaSilva, CSLI Lead Jr. Volunteer Ethan Nichols and CSLI Director of Shellfish Restoration Bruce Folz.

Councilwoman Bonner said, “Coastal Steward Long Island plays an important role as a partner with the Town to keep our waterways clean and bountiful. We are making great progress and will continue to work together to protect and preserve our bays and harbors for generations to come.”

Coastal Steward of Long Island has volunteers throughout the Town of Brookhaven who make the Shellfish Restoration Project successful. They also educate people to help improve the water quality in both Mt. Sinai and Port Jefferson Harbors. With the support of the Town of Brookhaven, they provide K-12 educational programs, the Shellfish Restoration Project and beach clean-ups. To learn more about Coastal Steward Long Island, go to

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