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  • Earth is losing biodiversity at an alarming rate. There’s been an average 60 percent decline in mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians globally since 1970, according to the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report 2018. While climate change and pollution are contributors, the number one driving force behind the catastrophic decline in species is habitat […]

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  • One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces we love. Since 2003, North Shore Land Alliance has been doing just that for the people of Long Island’s north shore. Now the Land Alliance is proud to announce we have been reaccredited by the national Land Trust […]

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  • After you launch a multi-year program, it’s important to stop and evaluate outcomes (both qualitative and quantitative) periodically. As we wrap up our fourth year of the William C. and Joyce C. O’Neil Conservation Stewards Program and prepare for next year, we thought it important to reach out to some of our past interns. We […]

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  • The Land Alliance is pleased to announce the donation of the 193 Underhill Road property in Matinecock. The parcel, consisting of 2.3 acres, was given to the Land Alliance by Mr. and Mrs. James MacDonald and family. The MacDonalds are residents of Locust Valley where they have operated M&A Landscaping for many years. The property […]

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  • Tempting as it might be to “clean up” the garden and your yard for winter, as far as wildlife is concerned, it’s best to leave them as is for the season. “Messy is definitely good to provide food and shelter for birds during the cold winter months,” says Tod Winston, Audubon’s Plants for Birds program […]

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  • Thank you to everyone who attended the Food and Climate: The Way Forward lecture and panel discussion at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Monday, October 28th co-hosted with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, North Country Garden Club, The Nature Conservancy, Three Harbors Garden Club and St. John’s Church (Cold Spring Harbor). It was a wonderful evening […]

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  • Building on last year’s success, we welcomed 16 new garden members, organized three new activities for adults and children, added new picnic tables and signage and planted new varieties of crops. In late August, garden members, old and new, hosted a potluck supper which featured a special workshop, Food and Mental Health. The workshop was […]

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  • Life can take us on so many unexpected journeys leading us to places we never knew existed. I often wonder how I was so fortunate that life led me to North Shore Land Alliance and a career I truly love. In August 2014, the Land Alliance was eager to launch its Long Island Water Education […]

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  • During the period between Thanksgiving and New Years, the waste we produce rises 25%. According to the EPA food waste, shopping bags, wrapping, packaging and all we pitch at this time of year contribute an extra 1 million tons a week to our landfills. As you prepare for the holidays, don’t forget your reusable bags, […]

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  • Western Long Island is not a place one would expect to find vast expanses of meadow habitat, so the passage up Fort Hill Drive in Lloyd Neck, which bisects Matheson Meadows, is an unexpected pleasure. In 1968, Mrs. Anna Matheson Wood, founder and an honorary member of the Three Harbors Garden Club, conveyed the meadows […]

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