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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • North Shore Land Alliance officially acquired the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden property on May 23, 2017.  The 7-acre Stroll Garden is in the Village of Mill Neck and is immediately adjacent to the recently acquired 28-acre former Humes property.  The acquisition of this parcel completes a conservation corridor that stretches over 150 acres in the […]

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  • National monuments are nationally important lands and waters that are set aside for permanent protection, primarily by U.S. presidents under the Antiquities Act. A president may also set aside land or water assets as a national monument and then Congress can change that land’s designation to another type of national park site. For example, President […]

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  • On June 15th, a beautiful, 28-acre, heavily wooded parcel in the Village of Matinecock was purchased by the Land Alliance for conservation purposes. This acquisition would not have been possible without the incredibly generous support of Verena and Roderick H. Cushman, who donated the funds necessary to purchase this highly significant portion of the Beaver Brook […]

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  • The Land Alliance held its Annual Members Meeting on Saturday,  October 24, 2015 at the Locust Valley Public Library. This was our largest Annual Members Meeting to date, with more than 50 members in attendance. Board Chair Carter Bales welcomed members and talked about the Land Alliance’s vision for the future. Hal Davidson, Co-Chairman of […]

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  • If you’ve driven, walked or cycled the length of Shore Road, Cold Spring Harbor recently, you have no doubt noticed some improvements to the entrance to our nature preserve. Thanks to a grant in the amount of $56,620.00 from New York State to fund a new parking area with additional landscaping and $2,200.00 for pollinator […]

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