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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

  • Coming Soon – Humes Preserve, Mill Neck

    The North Shore Land Alliance purchased the Humes Estate (28 acres) from the Humes Family for conservation purposes on July 10, 2015. Two years later we purchased the adjoining Humes Japanese Stroll Garden (7-acres) and Smithers connector parcel (7 acres). The Estate property had been severely neglected for many years prior to our acquisition. It […]

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  • 10 Land Alliance Preserves to Visit

    During these uncertain times, nature can help us slow down and recharge. In fact, the latest research suggests that spending time in nature reduces stress and anxiety. We currently own or help maintain ten preserves open to the public.

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    Biodiversity in the Beaver Brook Watershed

    The extraordinary variety of life on earth – a balance among plants, animals, microorganisms and the ecosystems in which they are found – is known as biodiversity. Protecting land locally helps preserve the biodiversity found right here on the North Shore of Long Island.

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  • Benefits of Native Plants

    With warmer months finally settling in and more time spent at home, many of us have been planting. Have you considered native plants when making your choices? There are numerous benefits to having these species in your garden.

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  • Roosevelt Community Garden Impact

    Now entering our third year, Garden members kicked-off the growing season on April 22nd (Earth Day) with an annual clean up of the garden and distribution of plants and seeds to gardeners to start their gardening.

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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.