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10/30/201702/13/2018 State of the Bays: Action Plan Release on Harmful Algal Blooms | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Sea Grant has an integral role in developing this first-of-its-kind comprehensive and integrated strategy to guide the work of multiple levels of government, scientists and academia to address increasingly frequent algae blooms that have plagued marine waters, threatening both Suffolk County’s environment and economy.
08/10/201711/21/2017 On YouTube, On Air: State of the Bays: Communities Respond to Colorful Tides that Could Signal Harm | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: “2017 has been one of the worst years for brown and red tides,” said Dr. Christopher Gobler. “Conversely, blue-green algal blooms have been mild thus far.”
10/23/201711/06/2017 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.
10/07/201710/29/2017 On Air: NY Sea Grant Posts “Info Bursts” on Great Lakes Issues | NY Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program - Press Release: Topics for the 60-second CurrentCast segments include: protecting pets from algal bloom, Great Lakes rip currents, lakefront landscaping, the Erie Canal, invasive species, microbeads and coastal education.
06/04/201710/29/2017 On YouTube, On Air, In Photos: State Invests $2M in NYSG to Advance Cutting Edge Brown Tide Research | Harmful Algal Blooms - Press Release: NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo's investment will restore shellfish populations to improve water quality and mitigate brown tide in Long Island's waters.
07/07/201610/29/2017 SUNY ESF Investigators Monitor NY Waters of Sodus Bay | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Buoys, installed through funding by NYSG and partners, help predict toxic algal blooms
06/29/201610/29/2017 Poster: The Great Lakes Basin | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: This comprehensive publication takes a look at The Great Lakes — Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario — which contain 20% of the world’s fresh surface water. Examined is the Lakes' geology, early and modern history and stressors, including invasive species, harmful algal blooms and more.
07/24/201710/11/2017 On YouTube: Sea Grant Harmful Algal Blooms Info at State Parks Alerts Dog Owners to Potential Risk | Harmful Algal Blooms - Press Release: The HABs information resources - which include a fact sheet and brochure - are being well-received by pet owners, according to New York State Parks officials.
09/02/201109/10/2017 NOAA’S Lubchenco visits Sea Grant at Stony Brook | New York Coastlines, Summer/Fall 2011: In May 2011, New York Sea Grant held a “meet and greet” event in honor of Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Undersecretary of Commerce for the air and oceans and administrator of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administrator.
06/13/201109/10/2017 NOAA's Dr. Jane Lubchenco Visits NYSG | : Meet and Greet for Dr. Jane Lubchenco with New York Sea Grant and Partners at Stony Brook Universit...
06/02/201109/10/2017 NYSG's Great Lakes Research Featured at IAGLR | : Sea Grant programs, including New York, were in attendance at the 54th International Conference on Great Lakes Research.
04/08/201109/10/2017 Award-Winning Great Lakes Winter Research | : Clarkson University Grad Student Derek E. Smith of Marcellus, N.Y. wins first place for a recent NYSG-funded Great Lakes research project.
03/08/201109/10/2017 $1.28M for Long Island Sound Research | Long Island Sound Study - Press Release: Sea Grant programs in CT and NY have awarded $1.28M  in research grants to examine some of the most serious threats to the ecological health of Long Island Sound.
12/13/201009/10/2017 Microcystis and its Toxins in Lake Erie Sediments | Publications: Success Stories (Research): Microcystis is a nuisance cyanobacteria when it forms large blooms and produces the toxin microcystin which often has mild and sometimes serious health effects to people.
10/25/201009/10/2017 The Bottom is Tops: Looking at nitrogen in Peconic sediments | New York Coastlines, Fall 2010: As part of a two-year NYSG study, a research team is characterizing Great Peconic Bay and measuring the amount of nitrogen gas produced in its bottom sediments.
09/10/201009/10/2017 Wildlife & Botanicals Art Exhibit | : Several paintings and drawings are now on display at Cold Spring Harbor Library by naturalist/illustrator Jan Porinchak, who's also created artwork for New York Sea Grant.
08/09/201009/09/2017 NOAA-funded Great Lakes Study on Blue-Green Algae | : The three-year, nearly $500,000 project focuses on the algal species Microcystis, which frequently causes massive and unsightly blooms in Lakes Erie and Ontario.
07/16/200909/09/2017 Sound Science for Long Island Sound | New York Coastlines, Spring 2009:

The Sea Grant programs of Connecticut and New York have awarded nearly $820,000 in Long Island Sound Study research grants to five projects that will look into some of the most serious threats to the ecological health of Long Island Sound (LIS), a water body designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an Estuary of National Significance.

06/29/201606/04/2017 To HAB or Not to HAB: Harmful Algae Are Blooming in New York's Waters | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Harmful algal blooms have become a worldwide phenomenon, posing a significant threat to public health, economies, water quality, and fisheries. New York waters have more than their fair share.
06/08/201610/21/2016 Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms: NY Sea Grant Shares Risk Reminder for Pet Owners | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: As air and water temperatures warm, New York Sea Grant is reminding people with dogs that enjoy waterfront areas about the health risk posed by harmful algal blooms.
06/22/201606/22/2016 On YouTube: Sometimes Beaches and Lakes Aren't Completely Safe for Your Pets | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: When the summer heats up lots of people head to area beaches and lakes but there is a threat to you and your pets brewing in the water.
06/17/201401/15/2015 On YouTube: Two NY Sea Grant Educators Receive Awards at Great Lakes Network Meeting | Extension - News: The Sea Grant conference is also sharing the latest information on invasive species as well as the harmful algae blooms that cropped up around the Great Lakes in 2013.
12/13/201412/15/2014 Sea Grant Alerts Millions of U.S. Pet Owners of Potentially Lethal Toxins in NY Waters | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: n a few short weeks since their release in mid-September, New York Sea Grant’s informative “Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms” brochure and fact sheet were well-received via both traditional and social media platforms.
12/13/201412/15/2014 Toxic Algae Blooms Cause Illness, Death in Dogs | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Dogs are known to play, swim and lap up water in lakes and ponds, but these simple joys can lead to illness and even fatal poisoning when harmful algae blooms muck up the water.
09/09/201410/17/2014 Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms | Harmful Algal Blooms - Press Release: Our new publications alert those who live and recreate by New York's waters of potentially lethal toxins that can poison people, household pets, waterfowl and livestock.
05/30/201209/09/2014 NOAA and Sea Grant Research Featured at Symposium on Harmful Algal Blooms in NY's Coastal Waters | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: The symposium, held at Stony Brook-Southampton, was an opportunity for Long Island residents, as well as government and non-government agencies, to learn about the most recent information regarding harmful algal blooms and other environmental problems on Long Island.
03/16/201407/14/2014 NYSG to Receive Nearly $2.4M for Coastal Research and Outreach | Research - Press Release: NOAA-funded Sea Grant Projects on storm hazards, climate change, fisheries health, hypoxia, harmful algal blooms.
06/06/201406/24/2014 On YouTube, On Blog: NYSG Harmful Algal Bloom Workshops a Model for Helping Great Lakes Stakeholders | Harmful Algal Blooms - News: Connecting diverse stakeholders with science experts to help mitigate the environmental and economic impacts of related outbreaks.
08/09/201309/16/2013 Lake Erie: Warmest in Summer, Coldest in Winter | New York Coastlines, Summer 2013: Dr. Michael Twiss, professor at Clarkson University, and a team of investigators examine Lake Erie, the Great Lake most impacted by summer hypoxia (the loss of oxygen at the bottom that affects fish and other living communities).
08/21/201208/31/2012 Brown and Red Tide in Long Island's Waters: Summer 2012 | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: For the sixth consecutive year, the brown tide is back. Algae-filled, murky water bursting has been washing up along Long Island's South Shore this summer, most recently in parts of the Moriches and Shinnecock bays. NYSG-funded researcher Dr. Chris Gobler, an investigator and professor at Stony Brook University's School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, shares his insights.
07/14/201108/28/2012 'Tis the Season for Brown Tide | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: Brown tide, which is caused by a proliferation of single-celled marine plants called phytoplankton, is in the news again this summer season.
01/27/201208/28/2012 Algae Growing Under Lake Erie Ice Spur Dead Zones | NYSG Great Lakes Research - News: Clarkson University biologist Michael Twiss and other Great Lakes scientists have discovered there is a lot going on under Lake Erie's ice in the wintertime. Among the things he discovered is a high concentration of algae during the winter, an important discovery because algae growth has been linked to the creation of Lake Erie dead zones devoid of oxygen.
06/20/201208/28/2012 Harmful Algae Have the Right Genetic Stuff | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: This feature article in the Spring 2012 issue of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute's Oceanus magazine spotlights innovative research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study was funded by NYSG, NOAA, the Department of Energy, the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.
09/09/200908/28/2012 Innovative Red, Brown Tide Research Seeks to Better Understand, Manage Blooms | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: This past summer, brown and red tides turned up in some Long Island waters. In two NYSG-funded research projects, Stony Brook University investigator Christopher Gobler is looking to better understand and manage both brown and red tides.
12/09/201108/28/2012 LI News and Radio Report on Red Tide Detection Research | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: As featured on WSHU Radio and in Newsday, researchers helping to mitigate the effects of harmful algal blooms on New York communities bordering Long Island Sound were awarded first-year funds of an anticipated $600,000, multi-year research grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Monitoring and Event Response for Harmful Algal Blooms (MERHAB) research program.
03/30/201208/28/2012 Newsday: From Mild Winter to What's Next | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: This past winter's more milder months may lead to hardships this spring and summer, including, as described by NYSG-funded researcher Dr. Christopher Gobler, an increase in algal blooms in Long Island's coastal waters.
04/25/201208/28/2012 NYSG Funds Lake Ontario Algal Bloom Research on Sodus Bay | NYSG Research - Press Release: In August 2010, Sodus Bay, Lake Ontario, suffered from algal bloom (Microcystis sp.). Now, with NYSG funding, a team led by Dr. Gregory Boyer, from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, and Joseph Atkinson form the University of Buffalo, is developing a model to provide better understanding of the nutrient and algal dynamics of Sodus Bay.
05/06/201108/28/2012 NYSG's Recent Harmful Algal Bloom Research | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: “Harmful algal blooms are not a new phenomenon, although many people may know them by other names such as red tides or brown tides,” says Stony Brook University investigator Dr. Chris Gobler.
06/07/201208/28/2012 On YouTube: Keeping The Algae At Bay In Sodus | NYSG Research - News: As reported by WHAM Channel 13 News, a Rochester-based ABC-affiliate station, the water in Sodus Bay was clear in May, but organizations (including New York Sea Grant) and residents in attendance at a local meeting were already planning for how it could look in late summer.
08/21/201208/22/2012 On YouTube: Brown Tide - Blight on the Bays | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: In July 2012, News 12 Long Island ran a special reports entitled "Brown Tide: Blight on the Bays." One of the featured interviews in the report was with Dr. Chris Gobler, an often NYSG-funded Stony Brook University researcher and professor at its School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.
04/18/201204/25/2012 Stony Brook University to Receive Share of $2.4 Million New York Sea Grant | Research - Press Release: As reported by the Port Times Record, The Statesman and Boating Times Long Island, Stony Brook University researchers are receiving a share of the $2.4 million awarded by NYSG to fund research and education about issues important to coastal New Yorkers such as seafood safety, flooding due to storm surges, water quality and habitat restoration.
03/01/201204/03/2012 Nearly $2.4 Million for New York Sea Grant in 2012-2013 | Research - Press Release: NYSG has received a grant totaling $2.4 million for fiscal years 2012-2013 to fund its research, extension and education efforts on important coastal issues related to storm surges and flooding, seafood safety, wetland habitats, fisheries, and harmful algal blooms, among others.
11/07/201103/30/2012 New NOAA-Funded Harmful Algal Blooms Research | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: Researchers helping to mitigate the effects of harmful algal blooms on New York communities bordering Long Island Sound were awarded first-year funds of an anticipated $600,000, multi-year research grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Monitoring and Event Response for Harmful Algal Blooms (MERHAB) research program.
09/02/201109/02/2011 Genome Sequence Favors Brown Tide | New York Coastlines, Summer/Fall 2011: The year 2011 has been a banner one for the single-celled alga Aureococcus anophagefferens whose prolific blooms are known as “brown tide.” With concentrations in excess of 2 million cells per milliliter in some Long Island bays, this alga turned the waters brown from western Shinnecock Bay to eastern Moriches Bay, making for intense, though localized, brown tide conditions.
04/15/201107/26/2011 NYSG Red Tide Research Featured in Newsday | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: Researchers studying the waters of Long Island's Northport Harbor ID-ed a second type of harmful algae never seen before at these levels in New York.
03/03/201103/03/2011 Researchers Complete Genome of Brown Tide | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: A team of researchers at at Stony Brook University has sequenced and annotated the first complete genome of a Harmful algal bloom species: Aureococcus anophagefferens.
12/07/200912/07/2009 Harmful Algal Blooms Plague Long Island Waters | New York Coastlines, Fall 2009: Find out the difference among the recent Harmful algal blooms (HABs) in New York waters. HABs, which have increased in frequency, duration, and distribution in recent decades, are a worldwide phenomenon posing a significant threat to fisheries, public health, and economies.
06/20/200806/20/2008 Researchers Scrutinize Brown Tide Genes | Brown Tide Research Initiative - News: Researchers believe that the genetic makeup of the tiny brown alga, Aureococcus anophagefferens, holds the key to the organism's triggering of brown tide blooms that darken bay waters, causing declines in shellfish populations and eelgrass beds.

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