• Ticks and Mosquitoes

    Ticks and Mosquitoes: Avoid Their Bites

    Ticks and Mosquitoes:  Avoid Their Bites Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 6:00 pm Locust Valley Library 170 Buckram Rd, Locust Valley, NY 11560 Entomologist Dr. Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann is bringing back her popular program, Ticks and Mosquitoes:  Avoid Their Bites! As the warm weather of spring rolls in, ticks are becoming more active. Cornell University’s Dr. Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann will address the ticks in our area (including our nature preserves), their biology and the diseases they carry, and how to protect yourself and others from being bitten by both ticks and mosquitoes. She will also address how to manage mosquitoes in the home landscape safely. Registration This event is free, but advanced registration is required! Events are subject to change so please check our website for updates.  If you cannot attend a program you have registered for, contact us so we may contact those on the waiting list. Questions? Contact Deb Wiener at 516-922-1028 or [email protected]

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  • Pop-Up Paddle and Pickleball Event

      Pop-Up Paddle Tennis and Pickleball Event Friday, March 24, 2023 Nassau Country Club 30 St Andrews Lane, Glen Cove, NY 11542 Spring is on the way, and we are ready for some fun!  Join us for some sporting fun or cocktails and supper in the clubhouse. Either way, you are in for a good time!  Your support will help us to continue our efforts to protect our community’s important natural areas and environmental resources. Event Chairs: Emma and Will Copp Elise Corey Carolina and Diego Fuschetto Aileen and Ian Gumprecht Margaret Trautman and Jake Jarvis Emily and Doug Johnson Alexis and Tim McAndrew Campbell and Henry Mumford Eileen and Jon Otto Event Schedule: 5:00 pm – Round-robin play 7:00 pm – Cocktails & light dinner in the clubhouse Tickets $75 – Drinks and Dinner Only Ticket $125 – ‘Game On’ Ticket (includes play, cocktails and supper) $250 – ‘All Star’ Ticket (includes all event benefits plus good karma) Sponsorship Opportunities $1,500 – ‘In It to Win It’ Sponsor (Includes 4 ‘All Star’ tickets and event signage $2,500 – ‘Going for the Gold” Sponsor (Includes 6 ‘All Star’ tickets and event signage) $5,000 – ‘A Game’ Sponsor (Includes 10 ‘All Star’ tickets and prominent event signage) Questions? If you have any questions, please contact Deb Wiener at [email protected] or 516.922.1028.

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  • Fall Harvest and Community Garden Clean Up

    Fall Harvest and Garden Clean up Saturday, October 21, 2023, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Roosevelt Community Garden 59 E. Fulton Avenue, Roosevelt, NY 11575 As the cool weather sets in, it’s now time for us to plant our garlic and prepare the garden winter. Volunteer to help us harvest crops from commuity giving plots, weed and remove debris and cleaning and put away gardening tools.  All are welcome.  Great opportunity for high school students who need to fulfill community service hours. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please email Andrea Millwood at [email protected]

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  • Social Life Of Tree Lecture

    The Social Life of Trees with Mina Vescera

    North Shore Land Alliance 2023 Lecture Series The Social Life of Trees Thursday, February 16, 2023, 6:00 pm Cold Spring Harbor Library 95 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 Mina Vescera, Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk Did you know that soil components foster communication among trees, working together to build a healthy forest? This presentation will focus on the important role fungi play in the complex living, organic soil ecosystem. Join Mina Vescera, Nursery and Landscape Specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, for a fascinating conversation about how tiny plants, fungi and animals found in soils interact to affect forest health. Registration This event is free, but advance registration is strongly required, as space is limited. Questions? Contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028 or [email protected]

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  • Annual Planting Day Roosevelt Community Garden

    Roosevelt Community Garden Planting Day

    Annual Planting Day: Planting Warm-Season Crops Saturday, May 20, 2023 @ 11:00 am Roosevelt Community Garden 59 E. Fulton Avenue, Roosevelt, NY Roosevelt Community Garden members and volunteers will plant warm-season crops such as beans, melons, and tomatoes for a summer harvest. Volunteer to Help us Plant Our Seasonal Crops! We are excited to invite the community to volunteer with us! If you enjoy being outside, working in the soil, and learning about growing food in an urban setting, we’d be happy to have you join us.    Events are subject to change.  Please check our website for updates. Questions: If you are interested in getting involved, please email Andrea Millwood at [email protected] or call 516-922-1028.

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