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National Pollinator Week June 17-23
Governor inspecting shellfish

LI Shellfish Restoration Project

This $10.4 M initiative is establishing five shellfish sanctuaries stocked with juvenile and adult shellfish to improve water quality, mitigate harmful algal blooms, restore shellfish populations, and increase biodiversity in coastal waters.

aqua dams on Lake Ontario

General Permit for Lake Ontario Flooding

This General Permit allows shoreline property owners to repair and stabilize properties damaged by record high water levels and wind-driven high wave events due to above average precipitation and snow melt in the Great Lakes Basin.

Celebrate World Pride Outside

Pride Month

The outdoors is open for everyone with lots of opportunities to celebrate your pride! Find your adventure, pick a place to go- there's something for everyone.