Author Archives Andrea Millwood

  • 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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  • North Shore Land Alliance is currently working with Debbie and Howard Grace to acquire seven acres of their property in the Village of Oyster Bay Cove through a bargain sale transaction. The acreage is part of the Grace family’s larger 25-acre property (referred to as Lismore), eight acres of which has been preserved since 2002 […]

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  • Readers of our 2017 Spring Conservation News newsletter learned that a BioBlitz is an inventory of species living in a given area at a given time: a snapshot of life on a particular day. It usually includes multiple taxa, or groups of species, such as plants, birds, mammals, insects and “herps” (amphibians and reptiles). It […]

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  • The North Shore Land Alliance Walks in the Woods nature education program is a series of free, educational and interactive explorations. They are designed to guide visitors of all ages through Long Island parks and nature preserves, many of which are off the beaten path, for investigation while educating participants about the wildlife and plants […]

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