• Bringing Back the Bats Talk

    Event Details Bringing Back the Bats Educational Workshop Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 6:30 PM Education Annex, Humes Preserve 349 Oyster Bay Road, Mill Neck, NY Led by Gianna Werle, Girl Scout In spring, Gianna Werle completed her Girl Scouts Gold Award Project with the Land Alliance by installing bat boxes at our Humes Preserve. Continuing her initiative, she is now organizing an educational workshop to foster interest and compassion for local bats, where she will discuss their benefits, dispel misconceptions, emphasize their importance in our community and ecosystems, and highlight their positive impact on humans. The workshop will conclude with a nature hike around the Preserve, showcasing the newly installed bat boxes.

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  • Compost

    The Microbiome of Compost Workshop

    Event Details The Microbiome of Compost Workshop Thursday, August 8, 2024 Education Annex, Humes Preserve 349 Oyster Bay Road, Mill Neck, NY Led by Jayne Merner, Earth Care Farms Join lifelong composter, Jayne Merner, from Earth Care Farm who will paint a picture of the lasting effects compost has on our world. Earth Care Farm has been making nutrient-rich compost for over 45 years. Jayne will delve into composting science basics and how to assess a good quality compost.  We will have a microscope set up so you can view the microbial universe living in one drop of compost as well as tour the new compost bins. About Jayne Mener Jayne Merner owns and operates Earth Care Farm, which was started by her father, Michael Merner, in 1977.  With the help of 3 generations of Merners and a small dedicated staff the farm raises produce and is most well known for its large-scale, nutrient Merner’s Gold Compost.  As the first and largest composter in Rhode Island, the farm transforms many hundreds of tons of materials per year into rich compost for gardens across New England.   Jayne regularly teaches about compost through international conferences, podcasts, weekly YouTube videos and tours. Jayne serves on the Rhode Island Agricultural Land Preservation Commission and the Charlestown Agricultural Preservation Commission.  Jayne enjoys sharing her deep love of nature with the world community. Registration

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  • Stories and Songs In Nature, Humes Preserve

    Event Detials Stories, Songs, and Environmental Tales Saturday, August 3rd, 3:00 PM Humes Preserve, Mill Neck Led by Ken Krumenacker, Karen De Mauro, and very special guest, Heather Forest presents site-specific stories, songs, and environmental anecdotes with Pop-up Pilgrims Ken Krumenacker, Karen De Mauro, and very special guest, Heather Forest, in a seasonal medley of family fun, timely tales, reflection and playful conversation. Registration This event is free, but advanced registration is required! If you register and are unable to attend, please contact the Land Alliance at 516-922-1028 or [email protected], as this will help us register those on the waiting list. Event Changes and Cancellations Events may be canceled or rescheduled due to weather conditions and other factors.   You can stay informed by checking your email and our website for updates.

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  • North Shore Land Alliance Family Picnic & Environmental Fair

    Family Picnic & Environmental Fair

    Event Details Family Picnic & Environmental Fair Sunday, August 4, 2024 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (rain or shine) Wawapek Preserve 3 Mowbray Lane, Cold Spring Harbor Bring your family and friends and join us for our 2nd Annual Family Picnic & Environmental Fair.  This family-friendly event will include activities for the whole family, BBQ dinner, live music, crafts, scavenger hunt, guided trail walks, interesting exhibits from other local environmental non-profits, a butterfly release and lawn games. Tickets $35 per adult and $15 per child (Includes admission and BBQ dinner by Gimme Burger in Oyster Bay and Ice cream). 2023 Family Picnic Photos

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  • Chair Yoga with Meghan Elliot

    Event Details Chair Yoga with Meghan Elliot Monday, August 26th at 4:00 PM Education Annex at the Humes Preserve 349 Oyster Bay Road, Mill Neck Led by Meghan Elliot Meghan is the Founder of LAGOM studio in Locust Valley and a certified yoga instructor with +3000 hours of study and teaching combined. Meghan’s work is driven by her desire to share practices and experiences that support healing, strengthen connection and embrace the full human experience with a joyful, open heart. Registration $30 Per Person, Per Class. Space is limited. For more information, please email the Land Alliance at [email protected]. Event Changes and Cancellations Events are subject to change. Stay informed by visiting the Land Alliance website for updates.

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