• O'Neil Stewards Program

    O’Neil Conservation Stewards Program Extended for Five Years

    We are grateful to the William C. and Joyce C. O’Neil Charitable Trust for extending the grant for our O’Neil Conservation Steward Program.

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  • The unique sawgrass, mangrove and “tree island” character of the Everglades. Photo credit: Friends of the Everglades

    Water Issues Are Not Unique to Long Island

    The Florida Everglades is one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. Home to the American alligator, the Florida panther and countless other endemic species, the Everglades also provides important ecosystem services to South Florida such as replenishing our freshwater aquifers and buffering us from storms and flooding. The Everglades also face some huge challenges to its conservation.

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  • Loss of Plant Species

    Biodiversity is being lost – locally, regionally and globally. It is now estimated that approximately one third of global plant species are at risk of extinction.

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  • Schmidlapp-Humes Estate listed on Registers of Historic Places

    This past spring the Land Alliance made application to have the Schmidlapp-Humes Estate Historic District listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The area making up the historic district encompasses 81 acres of the original 83-acre country estate that Carl and Frances Schmidlapp built from 1923 to 1927. The District includes the […]

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  • Adelphi Caliber Students

    Adelphi CALIBER Students Volunteer with the Land Alliance

    North Shore Land Alliance and Adelphi University’s largest community service organization, C.A.L.I.B.E.R. (Cause to Achieve Leadership Intelligence Brotherhood Excellence and Respect), are teaming up to raise $1,000 for tools for the Land Alliance’s Volunteers for Open Space Program. The Volunteers Program was established in 2008 to help advance our local conservation work and educational activities. […]

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