• Tour the Center for Environmental Education and Discovery

    Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm Center for Environmental Education and Discovery (CEED) 287 South Country Road, Brookhaven, NY 11719 Led by Eric Powers Join CEED staff at Long Island’s newest nature center for a tour of their site, a look back at its history and a look forward to future plans. Of course, we will be on the lookout for overwintering wildlife, tracks and other signs of animal life on the grounds. Depending on the status of renovation, we might also tour the inside of the Lodge, built in the late 1800’s. Prepare to be amazed at how CEED is merging history, wildlife, art and education in meaningful ways. This walk is free of charge, but advanced registration is required! Events are subject to change. Please check our website for updates. For more information, contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028 or jjackson@northshorelandalliance.org.  


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  • Hike One of Long Island’s Most Treasured and Ecologically Valuable Natural Areas.

    Walks in the Woods & Other Cool Things To Do Outside Saturday, December 10, 2022, 11:00 am Humes Preserve 349 Oyster Bay Road, Mill Neck, NY 11765 Led by Jane Jackson The Beaver Brook watershed’s biodiversity is noteworthy for Long Island – even though it is a mere 20 miles from New York City. Spanning parts of Matinecock, Upper Brookville and other villages and much of Mill Neck, the Beaver Brook watershed is one of Long Island’s most treasured and ecologically valuable natural areas. The brook starts as a trickle between Piping Rock Club in Locust Valley and Planting Fields Arboretum in Upper Brookville. It flows northward, forming a small pond before it passes under Oyster Bay Road. There it enters Upper Francis Pond, where a pair of Osprey have nested for years. After narrowing to a creek again for a few hundred feet at the spillway at the pond’s northern edge, it forms Lower Francis Pond and then passes through a culvert under Frost Mill Road. North of that it flows into the Humes Preserve; continuing northward the brook enters Shu Swamp. Finally, the brook makes its way to Beaver Lake, beyond which the Mill Neck Creek estuary passes into Long Island Sound. With a focus on covering some ground in this spectacular corridor of conserved land, this hike will warm you up! This walk is free of charge, but advanced registration is required! Events are subject to change. Please check our website for updates. For more information, contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028 or jjackson@northshorelandalliance.org.


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  • Tour Cranberry Bog Preserve, Riverhead

    Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 10:00 am Cranberry Bog Nature Preserve 3815 Lake Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901 Led by Andy Greller Cranberry Bog Nature Preserve, a tiny jewel set in the wetlands of Riverhead, is what remains of an abandoned cranberry-growing operation. The 165-acre preserve serves as part of the drainage system of the Peconic River and is a natural reservoir for Long Island’s freshwater supply. The acidic marshes, bogs and wetlands of the surrounding area made it an ideal habitat for growing cranberries. Hiking trails on the property allow for sights of the Little Peconic River, various plant life, birds, reptiles and other local wildlife. Join us at this magnificent preserve when mushrooms, cranberries in the bog and fall color make it the most beguiling time of year. This walk is free of charge, but advanced registration is required! Events are subject to change. Please check our website for updates. For more information, contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028 or jjackson@northshorelandalliance.org.


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  • Explore the Beauty of Cold Spring Harbor by Kayak

    Fun Day in the Water, Cold Spring Harbor

    Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 5:30 pm Launching from Shore Road, Cold Spring Harbor Led by Peter Martin and Don Niddrie There’s no better way to spend a summer evening than on the water with your friends at the North Shore Land Alliance.  Come and join us for a beautiful evening on the water with our knowledgeable and friendly kayak leaders. Registration Participants are invited to use their own equipment or we can arrange a rental at a cost of $50 for a single kayak or $75 for a double, including all accessories.  Advanced registration is required! Sign up online starting May 1st for this event. Prior to this event, we will email you to confirm your attendance and provide you with more detailed information. Please remember, if you cannot attend a program you have registered for, please contact us so we may contact those on the waiting list. Events are subject to change so please check our website for updates. Questions? Contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028 or jjackson@northshorelandalliance.org.


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  • Wild Nature, Garvies Point, Glen Cove

    Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 10:00 am Garvies Point Museum and Preserve 50 Barr Drive, Glen Cove, NY 11542 Led by Dan Kriesberg There is so much we can learn from wild nature. Dan will help us better understand how interrelationships that make an ecosystem stable and productive can also teach us how to have a more diverse, equitable and inclusive human community. By observing firsthand how biodiversity and symbiosis function in an ecosystem, we can mimic wild nature and apply these services to our own lives. This walk is free of charge, but advanced registration is required! Events are subject to change. Please check our website for updates. For more information, contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028 or jjackson@northshorelandalliance.org.


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