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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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  • 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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  • An Extraordinary Gift for Future Conservation Projects

    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).

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  • 2018 Long Island Food Conference

    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.

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  • First Season of the Roosevelt Community Garden

    North Shore Land Alliance, Nassau County and the Roosevelt Community launch Roosevelt Community Garden in Roosevelt, New York.

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  • What are Wetlands?

    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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  • O'Neil Stewards working at the Humes Meadow

    Year Three of the O’Neil Stewards Program

    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.

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