Sign up to Volunteer

Volunteering with the North Shore Land Alliance is a great way to get involved and give back to your community.
Sign up today and let us know how you would like to volunteer and what your interests are, and we will reach out to you.
Questions? Contact us at 516-922-1028 or [email protected] to be added to our volunteer email list.

Preserve Stewardship

Remove invasive plants, plant native species, restore and maintain trails and gardens, mark property boundaries and help with other stewardship-oriented activities.  Document the occurrence of flora and fauna at one or more of our preserves.

Education and Outreach

Encourage the next generation of conservation leaders by facilitating nature walks, field trips and educational activities to help children and adults gain a better understanding of and respect for the natural world.

Events and Administration

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If you prefer to work indoors, we would appreciate your help in the office: word processing, filing, mailings or data entry.   We also rely on the wonderful support of volunteers to help plan, setup, run and break down our events.


We would love to have more beautiful photographs of our preserves and other natural areas and events for our publications and website.

Humes Japanese Stroll Garden

Volunteers at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden

Work with our Stroll Garden manager on projects unique to this special site on specific volunteer days.

Roosevelt Community Garden

Work with our Master Gardeners on projects unique to this special site on specific volunteer days.

Upcoming Volunteer Events

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Conservation NewsVolunteers for Open Space

  • Happenings at Humes – From Gardens to the Garage

    We were kept busy with mowing the phase two area of the meadow this year but unfortunately that was more due to controlling weed growth than keeping winter rye from going to seed, (as had been the case with phase one).  Last fall’s seeding of the phase two area was less productive than phase one’s. […]

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  • Adelphi Caliber Students

    Adelphi CALIBER Students Volunteer with the Land Alliance

    North Shore Land Alliance and Adelphi University’s largest community service organization, C.A.L.I.B.E.R. (Cause to Achieve Leadership Intelligence Brotherhood Excellence and Respect), are teaming up to raise $1,000 for tools for the Land Alliance’s Volunteers for Open Space Program. The Volunteers Program was established in 2008 to help advance our local conservation work and educational activities. […]

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  • Land Alliance Thanks our Active Volunteers

    We would like to highlight two volunteers, Richard Weir and Peter Meleady, who have provided extraordinary services this spring (and over time) to help us accomplish our land conservation mission.

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  • Volunteers Give a Hand at our Preserves

    Volunteers brave inclement weather to help remove invasive vines and shrubs, partake in a beach cleanup and habitat restoration project and remove trash from the Humes meadow. Students also help conduct hands-on assessments and….

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