Protecting and preserving, in perpetuity, the green spaces, farmlands, wetlands, groundwater and historical sites
of Long Island’s north shore for the enhancement of quality of life and the benefit of future generations.


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Conservation News

  • Places to Go and Things to Do

    While social distancing is recommended right now, there’s no reason you cannot get up close and personal with Mother Nature. Here’s a list of preserves we own or manage that are currently open to the public. You are welcomed to take a hike or jog along a preserve trail or pack a picnic lunch and enjoy “forest bathing” in a preserve meadow.

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  • Humes Preserve Opening

    The Land Alliance purchased the Humes estate in 2016. After four years, we’ve retired our debt and are now preparing to open this spectacular 28-acre property as the Humes Preserve in June! As passersby can easily see, the meadow has been cleared and grasses are growing in. Thanks to a generous grant from NYS the […]

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  • Don’t Be a Litterbug

    While we welcome everyone to get outside and visit our preserves, we also want to encourage people to help take care of them. Litter is a big problem not only at our lovely preserves but all around our North Shore communities and in the world at large. Whether you’re driving down 25A or walking along […]

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  • NYS Budget Supports the Environment

    Legislature and Governor Cuomo have agreed on a State budget that prioritizes our environment and commits record funding to natural resource conservation and climate change.

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North Shore Land Alliance is a nationally accredited not-for-profit 501(C)3 land trust. We rely on the generous support of our community to do our work.  Your tax-deductible contribution will ensure our ability to acquire the land that matters most, maintain protected opens space and provide valuable educational programs.