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Critical Environmental Areas in Suffolk County

Designating Agency: CEA Recorded Date Effective
Date
Reason for Designation
Suffolk,
County of
Lands contemplated for acquisition by the county, known as: 1-11-88 2-10-88 benefit to human health & protect drinking water
Central Suffolk Pine Barrens (PDF) (682 KB) 1-11-88 2-10-88 benefit to human health & protect drinking water
South Setauket Woods (PDF) (1.82 MB) 1-11-88 2-10-88 benefit to human health & protect drinking water
Oak Brush Plains (PDF) (2.36 MB) 1-11-88 2-10-88 benefit to human health & protect drinking water
Scallop Pond in Southampton (PDF) (305 KB) 1-11-88 2-10-88 benefit to human health & protect drinking water
Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton (PDF) (286 KB) 1-11-88 2-10-88 benefit to human health & protect drinking water
Peconic Bay and Environs (PDF) (1.07 MB) 10-14-88 11-13-88 benefit to human health & protect drinking water
Fishers Island (PDF) (153 KB) 2-13-90 3-16-90 benefit to human health & protect drinking water
Special Groundwater Protection Areas [as required
by Article 55 of ECL filed by
Long Island Regional Planning Board]
3-19-93 4-18-93 protect groundwater
Towns of Babylon and Brookhaven
Designating Agency: CEA Recorded Date Effective
Date
Reason for Designation
Babylon,
Town of
Ketcham's Creek Freshwater Wetlands (PDF) (265 KB) (3 parcels) 9-30-88 10-30-88 protect creek bed & wildlife habitat
Santrapoque Creek Freshwater Wetlands (PDF) (284 KB) (3 parcels) 9-30-88 10-30-88 protect freshwater wetland floodplain
Santrapoque Creek Tidal Wetlands (PDF) (277 KB) (7 parcels) 9-30-88 10-30-88 protect tidal wetland
Wheaty Heights Freshwater Wetlands (PDF) (186 KB) (4 parcels) 9-30-88 10-30-88 protect a red maple swamp
Carlls River Freshwater Wetlands (PDF) (161 KB) (1 parcel) 9-30-88 10-30-88 protect freshwater wetland
Mud Creek Tributary Freshwater Wetlands (PDF) (279 KB) (1 parcel) 9-30-88 10-30-88 protect freshwater wetland
Supwams Creek (PDF) (198 KB) (2 parcels) 9-30-88 10-30-88 protect former & remaining wetland
Brookhaven,
Town of
Route 25A Corridor (PDF) (551 KB) 2-11-86 3-13-86 protect public health, open space, wetlands
Middle Island - Yaphank (PDF) (2.2 MB) 2-11-86 3-13-86 protect public health, open space, wetlands
Coastal Zone Area South (PDF) (615 KB) 5-18-87 6-17-87 protect public health, open space, wetlands
Easthampton - Southold including Towns of Huntington, and Southampton and the Villages of Lloyd Harbor and Quoque
Designating Agency: CEA Recorded Date Effective
Date
Reason for Designation
Easthampton, Town of Water Recharge Overlay District (PDF) (90 KB) 1-13-88 2-12-88 protect groundwater & drinking water
Huntington, Town of Great Edgewood Tract (PDF) (197 KB) (Oak Brush Plains within town) 2-11-86 3-13-86 significant & sensitive water recharge area
Lloyd Harbor, Village of Tidal Wetlands (PDF) (608 KB) 3-28-86 4-27-86 protection of tidal wetlands
Quoque, Village of Tidal Wetlands (PDF) (1.23 MB) 1-17-85 2-16-85 natural scenic beauty
Southampton, Town of Aquifer Protection Overlay District (PDF) (1.59 MB) 4-23-84 6-20-84 preserve pure water quality
Shinnecock Indian Contact Period Village Fort (PDF) (200 KB) 10-17-90 11-15-90 protect cultural, historic, archaeological
Sugar Loaf Hill Shinnecock Indian Burial Ground (PDF) (121 KB) 10-17-90 11-15-90 protect cultural, historic, archaeological
Southold, Town of Cutchoque Harbor Wetlands (PDF) (282 KB) 2-22-88 3-24-88 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Hallock's Bay (PDF) (229 KB) 2-22-88 3-24-88 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Dam Pond (PDF) (142 KB) 2-22-88 3-24-88 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Downs Creek (PDF) (188 KB) 2-22-88 3-24-88 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Orient Creek (PDF) (147 KB) 2-22-88 3-24-88 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
West Creek (PDF) (216 KB) 2-22-88 3-24-88 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Richmond Creek and Beach (PDF) (189 KB) 9-20-88 10-20-88 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Brush's Creek (PDF) (135 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Cedar Beach Creek (PDF) (124 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Corey Creek (PDF) (189 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Deep Hole Creek (PDF) (154 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Goldsmith Inlet (PDF) (135 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Halls Creek (PDF) (233 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Goose Creek (PDF) (233 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Little Creek (PDF) (179 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Mill Creek (PDF) (199 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
Pipes Cove Creek (PDF) (176 KB) 2-6-90 3-9-90 significant coastal fish & wildlife habitat
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