Author Archives Andrea Millwood

  • While we rarely feature bobcats in our pictures, this one represents a very happy event. We are building our first road … both modest and pervious! Work has begun on the entrance to Wawapek (formerly known as the DeForest Williams property).  Last night this area was a very dense forest populated by dead trees and […]

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  • On Saturday, April 25, 2015, nearly 400 hundred residents from across Long Island came together for the Long Island Food Conference. Sponsored by the North Shore Land Alliance and Hofstra Universithe Food Conference  was a full-day event dedicated to educating Long Islanders about the benefits of healthy eating, growing their own food and living sustainably. […]

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  • The Land Alliance was recently awarded two grants totaling $80,000 from the New York State Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP), funded through the Environmental Protection Fund. The Land Alliance was one of 55 land trusts in New York State to receive funding through the program this year and will use the grants to expand its Long […]

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  • This has been a journey of more than three years and it would not have happened without our community. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all who were involved! This is a joyous moment for all of us who love the natural world. Together our community of residents, non-profits, businesses and government has created […]

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  • The New York State Office of  Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) through the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) has  awarded the Land Alliance a $56, 620 matching grant for 95 Shore Road (Cold Spring Harbor) Habitat Restoration Phases 3 and 4.  Phase 3 involves the planting of shrubs and trees in the upland areas of […]

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  • Fox Hollow Preserve, Laurel Hollow – This beautiful preserve contains an unusual variety of forest types and boasts a striking assembly of American Beech trees.  If it snows and you traverse the property by cross country skis, you will be challenged to arrive on your feet at the bottom of one of the steepest sections of […]

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  • “Cold winter days are a great time to start planning a spring pollinator garden. Pollinating animals such as birds, bats, and butterflies are critical to our food and ecosystems. You can invite pollinators to your neighborhood by planting a pollinator friendly habitat in your garden, farm, school, park or just about anywhere.” Click here to […]

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  • Just before the New Year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it will be reviewing the status of the monarch butterfly in order to determine whether it should be listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The action followed submission of a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity,  the Center for Food Safety, […]

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  • North Shore Land Alliance would like to encourage everyone to stay active this winter by getting outdoors. Each week we will provide you with something new and fun you and your family can do this winter.   Ice skating: It’s Fun and Offers a Variety of Benefits With the warm weather behind us, there are […]

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  • Action Amount Saved Fix a Leaky faucet 3 gallons per day (But first count the number of drops per minute that leak!) Install a bottle filled with water in your toilet tank so that amount of water will be displaced each time you flush the toilet. (Or use a low flow toilet that uses 1.5 […]

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