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  • Golf Outing Sets Record

    This year’s Golf and Tennis Outing took place on Wednesday, May 22nd at the beautiful Piping Rock Club in Locust Valley was our most financially successful and largest event to date with 180 guests in attendance! Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty President and Chairman of the Board, Pat Petersen, was honored as a dedicated and […]

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  • Humes Property

    Humes Meadow Update

    When protecting important natural areas land trusts are also protecting parts of history. The significance of the history can range from a simple record of land ownership to detailed accounts of human history and land use. The Humes property in Mill Neck illustrates the latter. Given both the important cultural and natural resources found on […]

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  • Volunteers Help to make Open Space Greener

    North Shore Land Alliance thanks the many active volunteers who contribute their time and energy to help us accomplish our mission.

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  • Spring Occurrences in Local Preserves

    Local nature preserves are emerging from winter bursting with color and vibrant early spring growth. Among the ones you will not want to miss are:

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  • The State of Long Island’s Drinking Water

    In 2017, every major bay and estuary across Long Island was afflicted by toxic algal blooms or oxygen-starved waters or both.

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  • Take the Great Healthy Backyard Pledge

    The Land Alliance’s primary purpose is to protect the land that protects our drinking water. Growing awareness about this serious problem of chemicals helps educate people and drives action that improves the lives of our community.

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  • Golf Courses and Drinking Water

    As you may have heard, Senator Carlucci from Rockland County and Assemblywoman Galef from Ossining have introduced enabling legislation, S4420 and A6444 respectively, that would adversely affect many golf courses in New York State.  It would allow municipalities to assess New York State golf courses and clubs based on the properties’ highest and best use. […]

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  • The Importance of Protecting Wetlands

    More than half of America’s coastal wetlands, approximately 120 million acres, have disappeared since 1900. Why has this happened?

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  • What are Wetlands and What We Can Do to Protect them?

    Wetlands are defined by the EPA as areas where water covers the soil or is present either at or near the surface of the soil all year or for varying periods of time during the year, including during the growing season.

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  • Climate Change Conversation

    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.

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