• North Shore Land Alliance 2021 Fall Newsletter

    The Importance of Private Conservation: Celebrating Local Conservation Heroes

    Today, we would like to celebrate our North Shore conservation champions – the local leaders who have been first to step up to donate their land or permanently protect it with a conservation easement. Their gifts will continue to improve the health of our community for generations to come!

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  • Happenings at Humes – From Gardens to the Garage

    We were kept busy with mowing the phase two area of the meadow this year but unfortunately that was more due to controlling weed growth than keeping winter rye from going to seed, (as had been the case with phase one).  Last fall’s seeding of the phase two area was less productive than phase one’s. […]

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  • North Shore Land Alliance_2021 Fall Conservation news

    Invasive Plant Species Proliferation on Long Island

    As noted in a recent NY Times article, over the past 120 years, voracious insects and other pathogens have swept across North America with frightening regularity.

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  • The Value of Coastal Areas: What is Shore Road Doing for You?

    Shore Road Sanctuary is an eight-acre nature preserve. It features a salt marsh, grassland and wet meadow that is very often partially submerged by water. As you walk there, you may notice birds hidden amongst the grasses and fiddler crabs scuttling along the beach.

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  • Water Quality Improvement Program

    Water Quality Improvement Program Update

    As of May 2021, Nassau County homeowners and small business owners became eligible for grant funding from the Soil and Water Conservation District’s SEPTIC program. In November, a Sea Cliff resident successfully installed Nassau County’s first ever nitrogen-removing clean water septic system.

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