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PECONIC BAYKEEPER INC
March 16, 2011

Environmental organizations on the East End of Long Island are up against strong and often not very above board financial and political interests which come from developers and politicians who stand to make large profits from trashing the environment. In an area dominated by water, waterways, estuaries, harbors, shorelines, creeks and deep aquifers -- all interrelated and of prime importance to wildlife and the environment -- Peconic Baykeeper has consistently been at the forefront in the fight to protect natural resources and to keep the public informed. I have also been very appreciative of the fact that Peconic Baykeeper bridges the gap (often significant) between solid scientific and biological evidence and fact on the one hand and the public perception of the implications of all this on the other. This is a very important service, particularly since there is a tendency on the part of developers, politicians and even media to misrepresent the evidence!

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General Member of the Public & I have been a half time resident of the East End for more than half a century. I am a bird watcher, a member of the board of the South Fork Natural History Society & Museum, a blogger about East End natural history and bird life and a writer on natural hi.