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  • Long Island Water Education Program is Underway!

    The North Shore Land Alliance Water Education Program reaches fourth and fifth graders at St. Patrick School in Huntington and James H. Vernon and St. Dominic Schools in Oyster Bay

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  • Humes Property to be Acquired in Early 2015

    The North Shore Land Alliance’s most recent offer at $5.2 million to purchase the 28-acre Humes property in Mill Neck was officially accepted on December 18, 2014. With the help of community contributions and loans from The Conservation Fund and a private conservation lender, the organization will become the new owner of this historic and […]

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  • Humes Property Opportunity

    In late October, the North Shore Land Alliance made an offer on the 35-acre Humes property in Mill Neck, which included the acquisition of the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden. As of now, we are working with the family to negotiate terms of a potential purchase. We hope to have a more definitive announcement in the […]

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  • Wine Auction and Barn Dance Raised More Than $300,000

    We are pleased that so many of our supporters were able to join us for our annual Wine Auction Dinner and Barn Dance on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Barn at Groton Place. The Wine Auction is our largest and most important fundraiser and friendraiser of the year. And, thanks to our most generous […]

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  • Shop Locally

    Eating a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of produce has been linked to numerous health benefits, so it only makes sense to buy food from a nearby farm, farm stand or local market that supports your local food sources.  It’s a healthy move for you and your family, the environment and your community beneficial effects […]

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  • Water Quality Symposium for Elected Officials

    The Nature Conservancy on Long Island, Long Island University (LIU), Friends of the Bay and North Shore Land Alliance hosted a Water Quality Symposium on October 7th, 2014 at the Tilles Center on the LIU Post Campus.

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  • Challenge Grant Met – $315,ooo To Go

    We are very pleased to report that completion of the Campaign to Acquire the 32-Acre DeForest Williams Property in Cold Spring Harbor is drawing near. Our community has done something quite wonderful here and we are so close to the finish line. Among government, foundations and private individuals – WE HAVE RAISED $8,185,000 TOWARD THIS $8,500,000 […]

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  • Grassland Restoration at Shore Road in Cold Spring Harbor

    After a long, cold winter, we are delighted to be embarking on habitat restoration at the former ExxonMobil property this spring.

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  • Estate Sale Raises $1oo,ooo+ for Conservation Efforts

    On Saturday and Sunday,  July 12th and 13th, the North Shore Land Alliance hosted its first ever Red Truck Estate Sale at the Green Vale School in Old Brookville. The concept of this fundraising event was to encourage sustainable practices within the community- particularly the principles of Renew, Reuse, and Recycle, in an effort to […]

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  • Land Alliance Teach Students about Long Island’s Water

    A generous donor funds a part-time educator to implement the Long Island Water Education Program to teach students about Long Island’s groundwater, surface waters and watersheds and stewardship of this essential resource.

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