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05/11/201806/07/2018 New York Coastlines, Spring 2018 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: NY Coastlines—NYSG's flagship publication—and its news archive, Currents, highlight news, events and other activities from our coastal program's various research, extension and education endeavors throughout NY's marine and Great Lakes waters.
10/23/201705/17/2018 New York Coastlines, Fall 2017 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Features include: How Does Sea Grant Benefit You? ... Surveying Lake Ontario Basin communities about springtime flooding ... Are you prepared for the next hurricane or severe storm? ... Also Upcoming Events and other NYSG research, extension and education stories.
04/27/201805/10/2018 On Air: Community Matters – Water Politics: Saving the Great Lakes | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: RFA public affairs director Jason Sample talks with Dr. Sherri “Sam” Mason with Fredonia State and Helen Domske with NY Sea Grant.
03/14/201804/12/2018 Help Protect the Great Lakes: Participate in Drug Take Back Day April 28 | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: This federally-designated day for collection of waste pharmaceuticals prevents the entry of such products as antibiotics, blood pressure regulators, pain medications, tranquilizers, and hormones, into state waterways and drinking supply sources.
04/28/201710/29/2017 On Air: Why Take Drugs Back on April 29? New York Sea Grant Guide has Answers | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: For Spring 2017's National Drug Take-Back Day and beyond, we offer some environmentally-friendly cleaning tips for your medicine cabinet.
11/05/201010/16/2017 Sea Grant's Return Unwanted Medicines & Personal Care Products Education | : Details Sea Grant's Return Unwanted Medicines education efforts since 2009.
10/06/201710/11/2017 Why Take Drugs Back on October 28th? New York Sea Grant Guide has Answers | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the U.S. DEA will give the New Yorkers their 14th statewide opportunity in 7 years to safely dispose of unwanted medicines rather than pour them down the drain, potentially impacting water quality and marine life.
08/10/201309/23/2017 Fact Sheet: Lake Erie | New York Coastlines, Summer 2013: This four-page fact sheet addresses invasive species, harmful algal blooms and other concerns for the shallowest, but one of the most productive Great Lakes in the system.
04/17/201309/10/2017 NYSG 'Greens Up' 2013 Earth Day Fests in NYC, on Long Island | Education - News: There are plenty of stewardship and green-friendly activities and events to go around, from Stony Brook University on Long Island to Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. NYSG will be in attendance at Earth Day festivals on both campuses, with resources and news on current stewardship activities and initiatives.
06/09/201609/10/2017 New York Sea Grant Announces New Omnibus Research Projects | Publications: New York Coastlines, Spring/Summer 2016: Mitigating the impacts of climate change and human activities on coastal community resilience, wate...
07/13/201109/10/2017 Long Island Sound: Ours to protect, restore, and enjoy | Long Island Sound Study - News: Although so much has been done to protect and restore Long Island Sound, there is much left to do. Each of us affects the Sound in some way so it is up to all of us to work to keep it healthy and safe for our use.
01/13/201109/10/2017 NYSG, Others Ranked in NOAA's State of Sea Grant Report | : Late last year, the National Sea Grant Advisory Board released a first-ever comprehensive annual report of the state of NOAA's Sea Grant programs nationwide.
09/20/201009/10/2017 National Estuary Day & International Coastal Cleanup Day | : National Estuary Day and International Coastal Cleanup Day are both on Saturday, Sept 25th. How will you be helping this weekend?
10/21/201604/28/2017 Help Protect New York's Waterways on Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 22nd and Everyday | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: For National Drug Take-Back Day and beyond, we offer some environmentally-friendly cleaning tips for your medicine cabinet.
04/29/201605/11/2016 Sea Grant Reminds You to "Take Back" Your Unwanted Medicines on Saturday, April 30th | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: For National Drug Take-Back Day and beyond, we offer some environmentally-friendly spring cleaning tips for your medicine cabinet
05/02/201406/25/2014 Sea Grant Brings "A Dose of Reality" to USDEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: Since the inception of the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network's "Dose of Reality" campaign, more than 2 million pills were collected at drug drop-off events in the five states. The National Take Back Days have removed a combined 3.4 million pounds of medication from circulation.
04/05/201305/02/2014 NYSG Urging April 27 Take Back Day Participation to Help Keep Drugs Out of Great Lakes | Return Unwanted Medicines - Press Release: On April 27, 2013 — the 5th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — drugstores, police departments and other locations nationwide will accept unwanted or unused prescription drugs.
12/15/201301/06/2014 NYSG Specialists and Sea Grant Network Campaigns Lauded for Their Successes | Extension - News: From a Visionary Career Leadership Award to Two Top 100 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Success Stories, New York Sea Grant specialists are acknowledged for their work in maintaining seafood safety standards and keeping pharmaceuticals, personal care products and invasive species out of New York's waterways.
04/03/201308/26/2013 NYSG's Extension Specialists Honored for Excellence in 2012 | Extension - News: In October 2012, two of New York Sea Grant's (NYSG) were honored for excellence by the Great Lakes Sea Grant Extension Network. The acknowledged efforts of Helen Domske, Buffalo, and Dave MacNeill, Oswego would add to that of a handful of other NYSG specialists who received their own recognitions within the year.
03/14/201304/12/2013 New York Sea Grant to Assist Four Great Lakes Restoration Initiatives | Great Lakes Extension - Press Release: NYSG will collaborate on four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects. Award-winning educators David B. MacNeill, a fisheries specialist, and coastal education specialist Helen M. Domske will be key partners in efforts.
02/26/201303/14/2013 NY Great Lakes Coastal Educators Honored for Excellence | Great Lakes Extension - Press Release: In Fall 2012, two Great Lakes coastal issue extension educators - Helen M. Domske, Buffalo, and David B. MacNeill, Oswego - were honored for excellence by the Great Lakes Sea Grant Extension Network.
09/26/201209/26/2012 September 29th National Take Back Day: You Can Help Keep Drugs Out of Great Lakes | Return Unwanted Medicines - Press Release: It’s time for another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, September 29th, 2012 and NYSG coastal educators are encouraging New York residents to participate in the opportunity to properly dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs to keep the pharmaceuticals out of the Great Lakes.
05/31/201208/30/2012 Just Throw Out Your Unwanted Meds? Sea Grant Programs Weigh In | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: A recent paper published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, cites that you do not need to wait for a collection event o get rid of that unwanted medicine, encouraging individuals to "just throw them out." Sea Grant programs throughout the Great Lakes region, though, have been working on an educational campaign for several years that says otherwise.
03/06/201208/28/2012 'Dose of Reality' Campaign in NYC | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: Sea Grant and the American Veterinary Medical Association are informing audiences on the issue of medicine disposal on the CBS JumboTron “Super Screen” in Times Square. A 15-second spot as part of the "Dose of Reality" Campaign will run from late December 2011 through March 31, 2012.
04/28/201108/28/2012 Dose of Reality: Keeping Chemicals Out of Our Waterways | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: Sea Grant programs throughout the Great Lakes are educating consumers on proper disposal of unwanted pharmaceuticals.
04/23/201208/28/2012 NYSG Urging April 28th Take-Back Participation to Keep Drugs Out of Great Lakes | Return Unwanted Medicines - Press Release: The 4th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 28, 2012 across the U.S. New York Sea Grant officials are encouraging people to participate in the opportunity to properly dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs to keep the pharmaceuticals out of the Great Lakes.
05/04/201205/08/2012 NYSG Coastal Youth Educator on Keeping Pharmaceuticals out of Waterways | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day was last weekend, but 'take-back' programs aren't the only way to help keep harmful pharmaceuticals out of New York's Great Lakes and other waterways. Here, NYSG provides some quick tips in this brief Q&A.
03/01/201204/17/2012 Dose of Reality Campaign | New York Coastlines, Winter 2012: NYSG's coastal education specialist has been working with other specialists throughout Sea Grant’s Great Lakes programs for the past year on this education-based the campaign funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
06/14/201106/14/2011 Dose of Reality: Sea Grant Educates on Unwanted Meds | New York Coastlines, Spring 2011: NYSG has partnered with the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant programs to help consumers act to keep unwanted medications and chemicals out of the Great Lakes.
05/31/201105/31/2011 Keeping Chemicals Out of Our Waterways | Dose of Reality: Campaign - News: Sea Grant programs throughout the Great Lakes are educating consumers on proper disposal of unwanted pharmaceuticals. And, as seen in a recent Your News Now clip, dumping your unwanted pharmaceuticals in the toilet may have negative impacts on the environment, killing fish and plant life.
11/05/201011/05/2010 Dose of Reality: Keeping Chemicals Out of Our Waterways | : Sea Grant programs in PA, NY, OH and IL-IN are educating people about problems with pharmaceuticals, personal care products.
07/16/200907/16/2009 Return Unwanted Medicines Event A Success | New York Coastlines, Spring 2009: Resources related to SBU's Spring '09 "Return Unwanted Medicines" event are now available, including a comprehensive "how-to" guide on holding a successful take-back event of your own without outside funding.
06/10/200906/10/2009 Follow-up from April's Successful Return Unwanted Medicines Event | : Following this past spring's “Return Unwanted Medicines” event held in  in Setauket, NY
03/03/200903/03/2009 Sea Grant, Partners Sponsor Free Program for Unwanted Medicines | : How can you keep your family healthy and Long Island waters clean? Don’t flush your unwanted medicines! Instead, return them for proper disposal during our one-time collection event on Saturday, April 18, 2009 in Setauket, NY.

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