On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, the Land Alliance, in partnership with the North Country Garden Club, hosted an informative, non-partisan and balanced lecture about climate change.
We are so pleased to announce that this past spring, Sandy and Eric Krasnoff made a very generous gift of $750,000 to the Land Alliance’s Conservation Action Fund (CAF).
On November 3, 2018, LIU Post, Cornell Cooperative Extension, iEat Green, Long Island Cares, Sierra Club, North Shore Land Alliance and others, under the umbrella of the Long Island Food Coalition, hosted a full-day conference titled Food as a Solution.
North Shore Land Alliance, Nassau County and the Roosevelt Community officially launches the the first season at the Roosevelt Community Garden, Roosevelt, New York.
When the North Shore Land Alliance acquired the 28- acre Schmidlapp-Humes estate in 2015 and the adjacent 7-acre John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden in 2017, the land was protected for its significant ecological value. While historical sites are a small part of the Land Alliance’s mission, acquiring undeveloped land has been our primary objective.
Thanks to a generous five-year grant from the Joyce C. and William C. O’Neil Charitable Trust, the Land Alliance continued its college intern program begun in May 2016.
On June 2, 2018, the official 15th Anniversary birthday party for members, friends and elected officials was held at the historic Humes property in Mill Neck.
On Saturday, June 9, 2018, North Shore Land Alliance and the Roosevelt Community officially opened to the Roosevelt Community Garden.
Attractive changes are afoot at the entrances of three of the preserves the Land Alliance stewards: Red Cote Preserve, Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve and James Sanctuary.
MSC Industrial Supply has generously volunteered its staff for many years on Land Alliance projects. This year, MSC team members celebrated Earth Day at the newly founded Roosevelt Community Garden.
We are excited to announce that we have selected three interns for the class of 2018. Our O’Neil Conservation Stewards program is designed to give students a well-rounded experience, providing a glimpse of what the world of environmental nonprofits is like, along with hands-on stewardship experience on Land Alliance properties.
Have you driven by the Humes property in Mill Neck lately? If so, you’ll have seen that the 7+acre meadow has been mowed for the first time in decades.
We’re pleased to announce entryway improvements at two of our most-loved preserves:
We are pleased to report that the Environmental Protection Fund received another record year of funding at $300 million to support land conservation, water quality improvement, parks creation, farmland protection, urban conservation and other environmental quality and public health improvement projects in every county of New York.
The Land Alliance is turning 15! Many people judge success in terms of metrics like how many acres protected (nearly 1,200), how many members (3,200+ families), how many conservation easements (21), how many preserves open to the public (9), how many children educated (4,400) per day. In addition, the subjects of the groupgrain foods for […]
North Shore Land Alliance is currently working with Debbie and Howard Grace to acquire seven acres of their property in the Village of Oyster Bay Cove through a bargain sale transaction.
The Land Allianc worked with a stalwart crew of 35 volunteers for its first Beaver Brook BioBlitz, on Saturday, June 3, 2017 to inventory species living in a given area at a given time
North Shore Land Alliance 2018 Walks in the Woods is a series of free, educational and interactive explorations.
North Shore Land Alliance officially acquired the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden property on May 23, 2017.
North Shore Land Alliance is proud to announce that the Macy property in the Village of Lloyd Harbor has been preserved.
National monuments are nationally important lands and waters that are set aside for permanent protection, primarily by U.S. presidents under the Antiquities Act. A president may also set aside land or water assets as a national monument and then Congress can change that land’s designation to another type of national park site.
Our evaluation committee of conservation professionals reviewed 21 applications this year and chose four members for the Joyce and William O’Neil Stewards Program class of 2017.
North Shore Land Alliance, in partnership with Nassau County and the Long Island Community Foundation, is in the process of establishing a community garden in Roosevelt on a 10,000-square foot property owned by the County
Girl Scout Cadette Troop #1805 of Mineola spent a sunny afternoon with the Land Alliance cleaning up the shoreline at Shore Road Sanctuary in Cold Spring Harbor. The girls were helpful in discovering a delicate nest of a Killdeer (a shorebird related to the Piping Plover) who had decided to make her home next to […]
After more than two years of negotiation, the North Shore Land Alliance has signed a contract to purchase the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden in Mill Neck from the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden Foundation. This approximately seven-acre parcel, immediately adjacent to the 28-acre former Humes Estate (which the Land Alliance acquired in July of 2015), was […]