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  • 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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  • Don’t Be a Litterbug

    While we welcome everyone to get outside and visit our preserves, we also want to encourage people to help take care of them. Litter is a big problem not only at our lovely preserves but all around our North Shore communities and in the world at large. Whether you’re driving down 25A or walking along […]

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  • NYS Budget Supports the Environment

    Legislature and Governor Cuomo have agreed on a State budget that prioritizes our environment and commits record funding to natural resource conservation and climate change.

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  • Climate Tips for Spring

    Even though Greenhouse Gas Emissions have been reduced with people staying home, climate change continues to be the defining issue of our time and we are at a defining moment.

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  • Protecting Habitat for Plants, Animals and People

    Earth is losing biodiversity at an alarming rate. There’s been an average 60 percent decline in mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians globally since 1970, according to the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report 2018. While climate change and pollution are contributors, the number one driving force behind the catastrophic decline in species is habitat loss. Habitat is defined as the natural home of plants and animals

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  • Land Alliance Earns National Recognition

    North Shore Land Alliance is proud to announce that we have been reaccredited by the national Land Trust Alliance – proving once again that, as part of a network of over 400 accredited land trusts across the nation, we are committed to professional excellence and to maintaining the public’s trust in our conservation work.

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