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LIBOR Supports Northport Aquaculture Program with $26,000 towards Oyster FLUPSY Project


Members of Long Island Board of REALTORS® (LIBOR) were on hand at the Incorporated Village of Northport’s Feb 4, 2020 Village Trustee meeting to present the Village with a check for $26,000 to support their Oyster FLUPSY project.

The Oyster FLUPSY – Floating Upwelling System – will help to promote clean waterways in Northport Harbor. The aquaculture program will partner the Village of Northport with Huntington Maritime Services and Cornell University over a five year agreement. This project will help create a natural oyster habitat for over 100,000 oysters that will aid in filtering and cleaning waterways in Northport.

“On behalf of Long Island Board of REALTORS® and our Huntington Township Chapter, we are excited to support such a great community project like this. Our waterways play such a vital role to our environment, economy, and lifestyles for every Long Islander. LIBOR will always continue to work with our local communities to make Long Island a great place to live, work, and play,” said LIBOR President, Matthew Arnold.


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Press Release Contact:
Christina DeFalco-Romano
Communications Manager
(631) 661-4800 Ext. 358
pr@lirealtor.com

Long Island Board of REALTORS®, Inc. (also known as LIBOR) is a 30,000-member, not-for-profit trade association that serves real estate professionals throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. Founded over 100 years ago, LIBOR is the fourth-largest local REALTOR® board in the United States.