In 2008, North Shore Land Alliance established a formal volunteer program to help advance our local conservation work and educational activities. Since then, we’ve engaged more than 2,000 people of all ages to help protect and preserve our environment and steward hundreds of acres of land, while providing them meaningful, hands-on educational experiences.
We offer a wide range of conservation-focused activities. Volunteers lend a hand with habitat restoration, invasive species pulls, land stewardship and plant and wildlife monitoring. They also assist with events, provide office support and represent us at community events.
If you would like to volunteer, join or renew your membership or make a donation to help advance our conservation efforts, please visit our website or call 516-922-1028.
Our first order of business at the charming Williams Preserve in Lattingtown, donated by Mary and Tim Williams, was to mow the areas along the driveway to facilitate access for maintenance. We then conducted an initial clearing of what will become a tiny parking area, to be installed once we have secured local approval. Since […]Continue reading
The Land Alliance is grateful to Peter O’Connor (aka Dr. FrankenTree) for his ingenuity and enthusiasm in his volunteer efforts with the Land Alliance. He is one of our most dedicated volunteers and lends a helping hand every week. He can regularly be seen in the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden cutting bamboo, digging up rhizomes and preparing the Garden for visitors.Continue reading
The Roosevelt Community Garden has become an avenue for adults and children to work together to grow fresh wholesome food while learning about agriculture, biodiversity and appreciation of the outdoors.Continue reading