Peconic Estuary Program Management
The next meeting of the Peconic Estuary Program Management
Committee is scheduled for:
Wednesday March 9, 2016, 10 a.m.
SCCC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center
20 E. Main St.
Riverhead, NY 11901
Peconic Estuary is part of the National Estuary Program (NEP), which aims to
protect and preserve nationally significant estuaries that are threatened by
pollution, development, or overuse. The Peconic Estuary was named an “estuary
of national significance” in 1992.
The Peconic Estuary Program is sponsored by the United States Environmental
Protection Agency, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation,
and the Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS). SCDHS operates
the program office and provides the day-to-day management functions and the
technical and administrative support to the program.