The NFEC, together with Peconic Green Growth, is sponsoring a special forum on our water issues, designed specifically for North Fork residents and businesses. The forum will feature four speakers from the private and government sectors and will take place on Thursday, August 31, beginning at 6:30 PM at the Southold Town Recreational Center.

The speakers scheduled are:

  • Glynis Berry, AIA, LEED AP, an architect, planner and director of the non-profit Peconic Green Growth
  • Sarah J. Meyland, MS, JD is a water specialist with a background in groundwater protection, water resources management and environmental law, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Technology and Sustainability at New York Institute of Technology
  • Alison Branco, Ph.D. is the current Director of the Peconic Estuary Program
  • Christopher Schubert, is a Supervisory Hydrologist with the United Stated Geological Survey, New York Water Science Center office on Long Island

Because the North Fork is vastly rural, relies on well water for the most part as well as uses septic systems for basic wastewater treatment, and has a strong recreational and economic link to our surrounding marine waters, broad discussions have been focused on other areas. All Water is Connected and We Are All Connected to Water will present a more focused look at the North Fork and its water issues and solutions.

This presentation is free to the public. The event starts at 6:30 PM and will take place at the Southold Town Recreational Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY.

For the full press release of this event, please click here.