Author Archives Andrea Millwood

  • Thanks to a generous five-year grant from the Joyce C. and William C. O’Neil Charitable Trust, the Land Alliance continued its college intern program begun in May 2016.  The program gives students aspiring to careers in conservation, a variety of hands-on tasks to build appropriate skills and increase stewardship knowledge. Such enthusiastic and passionate interns allow the Land Alliance to tackle more […]

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  • The Land Alliance turned 15 years old on June 1, 2018! Many people judge success in terms of metrics like how many acres protected (nearly 1,200), how many members (3,200+ families), how many conservation easements (21), how many preserves open to the public (9), or how many children educated (6,000+). But here on the North […]

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  • On Saturday, June 9, 2018, the Roosevelt Community Garden was officially opened to the public. Under bright sunny skies, 20+ garden members and volunteers gathered to kick-start the opening of the garden and the 2018 growing season. With the help of long-time farmers Heather Forest and Larry Foglia, garden members learned how to plant their […]

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  • Attractive changes are afoot at the entrances of three of the preserves the Land Alliance stewards: Red Cote Preserve (purchased by Nassau County with Environmental Bond funding) on Yellow Cote Road in Oyster Bay Cove, Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve on Chicken Valley Road in Upper Brookville and James Sanctuary in Old Brookville. New signs subtly […]

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  • MSC Industrial Supply has generously volunteered its staff for many years on Land Alliance projects.  This year,  MSC team members celebrated Earth Day at the newly founded Roosevelt Community Garden. Working as a team, they built 34 raised beds in record time, transforming a vacant lot into a place for the community to grow their […]

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  • Have you driven by the Humes property in Mill Neck lately?  If so, you’ll have seen that the 7+acre meadow has been mowed for the first time in decades. While we are still in the process of clearing debris and removing small trees, the difference is dramatic. Already, native plants are peeking through the earth and […]

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  • Since the Land Alliance’s beginning, we’ve worked very hard to ready more land for public use. From clearing trails to removing invasive species to building small, pervious parking areas we continue to invite people in to enjoy the beauty and serenity of nature. We’re pleased to announce entryway improvements at two of our most-loved preserves: […]

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  • New York State officials worked into the Easter weekend to finalize the State’s upcoming budget.  We are pleased to report that the Environmental Protection Fund received another record year of funding at $300 million to support land conservation, water quality improvement, parks creation, farmland protection, urban conservation and other environmental quality and public health improvement […]

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  • The Land Alliance is turning 15! Many people judge success in terms of metrics like how many acres protected (nearly 1,200), how many members (3,200+ families), how many conservation easements (21), how many preserves open to the public (9), how many children educated (4,400). But here on the North Shore of Long Island, where land […]

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  • CONTACT: Jenny Einhorn: Marketing/Communications Coordinator jeinhorn@northshorelandalliance.org 516-922-1028 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Owl Presentation at North Shore Land Alliance Who’s Hoo? Everything You Want To Know About Owls Oyster Bay, NY – Did you know Long Island hosts up to seven species of owls? Join the North Shore Land Alliance for an Owl Presentation on Friday, February […]

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