Citizen Scientists on north shore of Long Island


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Little Neck Bay and Manhasset BayManhasset, NY 11030


Be empowered to get into your local water and see for yourself if water is safe for swimming or fish.
Interested volunteers should contact for more information. Communities include Manhasset Bay and Little Neck Bay. Volunteers will be needed 1 morning per week to collect water samples through Labor Day, in order to build up a complete picture of water quality in the communities surrounding the western Sound. Multiple trainings will be held in June. After completing training, volunteers will travel to pre-selected sites in their communities, once a week before 10am, with Save the Sound’s water monitoring coordinator. The collection time will likely only take 90 minutes on 1 morning every week. We have found that fecal contamination is highest in the streams, creeks, and rivers that run through communities and flow to the shoreline.
Who: You!
When: 1 morning per week during summer
Where: Queens, Nassau


  • Environmental Education
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Swimming
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Water Recreation

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week through Labor Day
  • We will train you!
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