Your Local Land Trust Needs Your Help. 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.

Here are a few ways you can get involved:

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.

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Conservation NewsVolunteers for Open Space

  • Williams Preserve, Lattingtown

    Williams Preserve Progress

    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 […]

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  • Peter O'Connor

    Volunteer Spotlight – Peter O’Connor

    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.

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  • Roosevelt Community Garden 2022

    Season Five at the Roosevelt Community Garden Completed

    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.

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  • 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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