• North Shore Land Alliance Long Island Water Education Program

    $30,500 to continue our Water Education Program

    The Land Alliance was awarded an additional $30,500 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund, which will sustain the program for the 2016/2017 school year.

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  • Verena and Roderic Cushman

    28-Acre Cushman Woods Preserve Created

    On June 15th, a beautiful, 28-acre, heavily wooded parcel in the Village of Matinecock was purchased by the Land Alliance for conservation purposes. This acquisition would not have been possible without the incredibly generous support of Verena and Roderick H. Cushman, who donated the funds necessary to purchase this highly significant portion of the Beaver Brook watershed for use by the community.

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  • Internship Program for College Students

    In June of 2016, thanks to a generous five-year endowment from the Joyce C. and William C. O’Neil Charitable Trust, North Shore Land Alliance launched an official internship program.

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  • Enhanced Federal Tax Incentive is Permanent

    The Land Alliance is pleased to announce that at the end of December 2015, Congress passed, with strong bipartisan support, legislation that makes the enhanced federal tax incentive that supports land conservation PERMANENT. Under the enhanced incentive, an individual landowner can deduct up to 50% of their adjusted gross income (AGI) in any year over a total of 16 years, including the year of the gift. Qualified farmers can deduct up to 100% of their AGI over 16 years

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  • Water Education Program

    Land Alliance Received Two New Grants

    On April 19, 2016, North Shore Land Alliance received two separate grants totaling $45,000 from the New York State Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP) and New York’s Environmental Protection Fund.

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