Introducing the NSLA
The North Shore
Land Alliance, Inc. ("NSLA")
is a land trust formed to protect and preserve,
in perpetuity, the green spaces, farmlands, wetlands, groundwater and
historical sites of Long Island's North Shore
for the enjoyment
and benefit of future generations and the protection and enhancement
of quality of life.
scenic, ecological and historical elements of the North Shore of
Long Island are rapidly being lost, due to the pace of real estate
development. With the need for open space protection so pressing,
concerned North Shore citizens have formed the North Shore Land
Alliance to promote conservation along Long Island's entire
The NSLA's designated area reaches from
the southern boundary of the Northern State Parkway to the shore of Long
Island Sound and from the western boundary of Nassau County to the
eastern boundary of Brookhaven Township.
The North Shore Land Alliance
is a tax-exempt organization designed to promote local land
conservation by working with individual landowners, local
communities, village-based land trusts and other conservation
organizations, as well as local and county governments. Services
landowners and other interested parties about ways to protect their land
including tax advantages donors receive for conservation.
individuals in determining and carrying out the best conservation solution for
their land including holding conservation easements or title to donated land.
to increase the effectiveness of village-based conservation organizations and
concerned communities of the North Shore by providing a step by step guide for
launching new efforts to preserve open space in North Shore Communities.
Matching funding sources with potential recipients and advocating creation of
additional tax incentives and public funding for conservation.
among North Shore residents of the need for and benefits of open space
conservation through community meetings, newspaper articles, and "The NSLA
stewardship services for conservation easements and preserves. Including
monitoring easements and preserves to ensure conformance to the provisions of
the easement or the deed.
The NSLA is a
membership-based organization seeking support from individuals, organizations,
and village-based conservation organizations for its work. Its board of trustees
is drawn from residents of villages along the North Shore. The Nature
Conservancy of Long Island provides supporting services to the NSLA. The NSLA is
a member of the Land Trust Alliance (a national organization of land trusts).
about the North Shore Land Alliance and its services, please contact,
Lisa Ott, President, at (516) 626-0908, Fax (516) 484-4419 or e-mail us at
email@example.com, or write us at the North Shore Land
Alliance, 151 Post Road, Old Westbury, New York 11568.