Protecting the ecological integrity of Accabonac Harbor Since 1985.

Community in Unity Around Accabonac

APC Mission & Accomplishments


  • Water Quality Improvement
  • Education & Outreach 
  • Responsible Enjoyment of Accabonac Harbor and its Preserves 
  • Adopt-a-Preserve

APC Events & Activities



October 27, 2019 (Sunday) 

2-4 pm

Please join the Accabonac Protection Committee and the East Hampton Nature Preserve Committee for an afternoon exploration of
3 Nature Preserves off Springs Fireplace Road.  
Led by Zachary Cohen, Chair of the EHNPC, and Andy Gaites, Principal Analyst, Land Management and Acquition, Town of East Hampton; this guided tour will enhance your knowledge of the Accabonac watershed as well as allow you to enjoy the sights, sounds, and
invigoration that only a cool, crisp day in Autumn can give you.
-First stop at 2 PM. Parking easily available just to east of the road and next to the front
trees and vegetation.
Filippelli Preserve at 976 and 980 Springs Fireplace Rd (no address is shown but there willbe a Preserve sign)
-Second stop visit to Dodge Preserve at 2:30. There is a car entrance (on dirt) for a two car
parking. Most parking will be just of the street.
Dodge Preserve address is 1064 (no address is shown but there will be a Preserve sign)
Merrill Lake about 3 PM for a large Preserve (Owned by The Nature
Conservancy but two neighbor lots are owned by the Town)
South of the other preserves -- it has a large sign with its name.

APC Blog, Press & Publications


Water Quality Testing

The Accabonac Protection Committee is working to monitor water quality in and near Accabonac Harbor. Water samples are collected each week in the summer by APC members who sample from Accabonac Harbor at Louse Point Beach  and Shipyard Lane. She also samples from Pussy's Pond and Three Mile Harbor Folkstone. The samples are analyzed by Concerned Citizens of Montauk for enterococcus and the results are published weekly. Test Results June 17:

  • Louse Point: 10 (low)
  • Shipyard Ramp 132 (hight)
  • Pussy's Pond 312 (high)
  • Three Mile Harbor Folkstone 21 (low)