For Eels And Alewives, A New Fish Passage On Riverside's Little River - 27 East

For Eels And Alewives, A New Fish Passage On Riverside’s Little River

icon 4 Photos
Southampton Town Councilman John Bouvier and Valerie Virgona of the Peconic Estuary Partnership  at the dam site in Riverside.            KITTY MERRILL

Southampton Town Councilman John Bouvier and Valerie Virgona of the Peconic Estuary Partnership at the dam site in Riverside. KITTY MERRILL

Construction has begun at Woodhull Dam in Little River in Riverside.      KITTY MERRILL

Construction has begun at Woodhull Dam in Little River in Riverside. KITTY MERRILL

Southampton Town Councilman John Bouvier at the Woodhull Dam project in Riverside.

Southampton Town Councilman John Bouvier at the Woodhull Dam project in Riverside.

Little River.          KITTY MERRILL

Little River. KITTY MERRILL

Kitty Merrill on Jan 19, 2022
“There’s gonna be some happy fish,” Southampton Town Councilman John Bouvier quipped, standing at the Woodhull Dam construction site in Riverside. Happy herring and eels, to be precise. Accompanied by... more

You May Also Like:

Scramble To Contain Fuel Spill In North Sea Harbor

A capsized boat that leaked diesel fuel into North Sea Harbor on Friday morning, May ... 13 May 2022 by Michael Wright

Tick Talk: Innovative Solutions to Tick Woes Explored

27east.com · Tick Talk: Innovative Solutions to Tick Woes Explored Ticks and, more specifically, tick-borne ... 12 May 2022 by Staff Writer

Beach Rebuilding Would Experiment With Fighting Climate Change While Protecting Against It

The latest weapon in the fight against climate change could be introduced to the world ... 11 May 2022 by Michael Wright

Boaters Demand North Sea Harbor Dredging

Some 2 million years ago, the receding glaciers of the Pleistocene epoch gave Long Island’s ... 10 May 2022 by Kitty Merrill

Controlled Burn In Riverside’s Sarnoff Preserve Set To Begin

The Central Pine Barrens Commission, in partnership with the State Department of Environmental Conservation, is on tap to conduct prescribed fires in western Southampton Town. The first was planned for April 29, but canceled due to high winds. The U.S. Forest Service describes a prescribed fire as “controlled application of fire by a team of fire experts under specified weather conditions to restore health to ecosystems that depend on fire.” The Sarnoff West Prescribed Fire Burn Unit, located east of County Road 104 and County Road 31, within the greater David Sarnoff Pine Barrens State Forest in Riverside, is the ... 29 Apr 2022 by Staff Writer

Windfall For Hampton Bays Water District Splashes Down, To Pay For Two Planned Projects

The news came as a surprise, a very welcome one, to James Kappers, assistant superintendent ... 25 Apr 2022 by Kitty Merrill

Algae Blooms Continue To Wreak Havoc, But Kelp And Shellfish Provide Potential Elixirs, Report Says

A concerted effort by Stony Brook University scientists to boost clam populations in western Shinnecock ... 19 Apr 2022 by Michael Wright

Dim All The Lights: Dark Skies Week Starts April 22

Light pollution: that unremitting glare that makes day of night, disrupts ecosystems, wastes energy and ... by Kitty Merrill

East Hampton Town Will Stick With Curfews, One-Flight Limits At New Airport

The East Hampton Town Board this week officially introduced the regulations it will put in ... 13 Apr 2022 by Michael Wright

Vehicles Barred From North Sea Beach

The owner of the sprawling Cow Neck estate has erected a fence blocking vehicle traffic ... by Michael Wright