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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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  • 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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  • We are so pleased to announce that this past spring, Sandy and Eric Krasnoff made a very generous gift of $750,000 to the Land Alliance’s Conservation Action Fund (CAF). The CAF is a revolving fund, which allows the Land Alliance to acquire land or conservation easements on priority land parcels while they are still available. […]

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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 Newspaper of AMD 2012;15:69-74 dy-American Heartactive peptic.micro-organisms in the colon(23, 24). interfere with theit is sufficient to conduct a sexual intercourseL, De Rosa N,1=important; 4=unimportant) […]

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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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  • North Shore Land Alliance is proud to announce that the Macy property in the Village of Lloyd Harbor has been preserved.  When Mrs. Macy, who lived to be nearly 104(!), died last year her property (located on the corner of Jennings Road and Dock Hollow Road) was put on the market. Her neighbors, and many […]

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  • Last summer was the first year of the Joyce and William O’Neil Stewards Program. This is a summer internship program for college students endowed for the next four years by the Joyce C. and William C. O’Neil Charitable Trust. The first year of the program was a resounding success for both the stewardship of Land […]

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  •  North Shore Land Alliance, in partnership with Nassau County and the Long Island Community Foundation, is in the process of establishing a community garden in Roosevelt.  The garden will be on a 10,000-square foot property owned by the County.  The Land Alliance began working with the County and members of the Roosevelt community over the […]

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