• Humes Property

    Experience the History of the Humes Preserve

    The Schmidlapp-Humes Estate, now known as the Humes Preserve, has a long history that dates to the Matinecock Indian tribe’s occupation of the area. It includes 17th-century boundary disputes between the Dutch and English and milling and farming from the 18th to 20th centuries.

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  • Friends Academy (FA) Students Raise Funds to purchase a Bench at the Humes Preserve

    Michael Mead and Blake Nagel would like to raise $2,000 to help purchase a bench for the Humes Preserve.

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  • Iselin Preserve

    Meet the 2020 Summer Interns

    North Shore Land Alliance is pleased to announce that we’ve selected three new interns for our O’Neil Conservation Steward program for Summer 2020.

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  • Places to Go and Things to Do

    While social distancing is recommended right now, there’s no reason you cannot get up close and personal with Mother Nature. Here’s a list of preserves we own or manage that are currently open to the public. You are welcomed to take a hike or jog along a preserve trail or pack a picnic lunch and enjoy “forest bathing” in a preserve meadow.

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  • Humes Preserve Opening

    The Land Alliance purchased the Humes estate in 2016. After four years, we’ve retired our debt and are now preparing to open this spectacular 28-acre property as the Humes Preserve in June! As passersby can easily see, the meadow has been cleared and grasses are growing in. Thanks to a generous grant from NYS the […]

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