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March 2018

EVENTS: Inspired by Nature Art Show and Opening Reception

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Manor House
Oyster Bay, 11771
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Please join North Shore Land Alliance for an - Inspired by Nature Art Show Featuring Exhibits by Christine D’Addario, Mercedes Dorson, Maxine Jurow, Virginia Crawford Pierrepont, Doug Reina, Laura Powers-Swiggett and Abby Youngs Weir Opening Reception - Friday, March 2, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm On View - March 3 – 11, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Closing Reception - Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Featuring a special performance by outstanding…

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WALKS IN THE WOODS: Winter Walk at the Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge

March 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge, 2595 Noyack Road
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
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  A Winter Bird Walk at the Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge Sunday, March 4, 2018 @ 9:30 am Join North Shore Land Alliance for our first Walks in the Woods for 2018.  Stella Miller will lead us on a nature walk at the Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Sag Harbor.  We’ll talk about winter birds and enjoy the company of hungry chickadees, nuthatches and tufted titmice that will avail themselves to us.  Bird seed provided by…

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Inspired by Nature Closing Event

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Manor House
Oyster Bay, 11771
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Inspired by Nature - Closing Reception Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm The closing reception will feature a performance by outstanding young musicians from the Oyster Bay Music Festival Donation of $10 at the door during the week and on weekends. Seating is limited.  Registration is recommended.   One-year membership included with all entry fees. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the artists’ works will be donated to the Land Alliance.  For additional information, please contact Nina Muller…

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April 2018

Family and Children Activities: Storytelling, Nature Walk and Craft

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Manor House
Oyster Bay, 11771
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Storytelling, Nature Walk and Craft Project Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am Planting Fields Arboretum 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, New York 11771 Join North Shore Land Alliance for our Cool Things to Do Outside for Families and Children!  Come listen to the story “I Like Myself!” by Karen Beaumont.  Then head off on a nature hunt to collect earth-made art materials through the forest. Create your own earth-inspired self-portrait. "Karen Beaumont is a New York Times bestselling…

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EVENTS: From Countryside to Cities: Investing in Conservation featuring Lynn Scarlett

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
46 East 70th Street, 46 E. 70th Street
New York, NY 10021 United States
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Please join North Shore Land Alliance for a very special presentation - From Countryside to Cities: INVESTING IN CONSERVATION Featuring Lynn Scarlett Co-Chief External Affairs Officer at The Nature Conservancy and Global Climate Strategy Lead and Former Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of the Interior Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:00 p.m. - Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres 7:00 p.m. - Lecture (starts promptly) 8:15 p.m. - Dinner The Explorers Club 46 East 70th Street, New York,…

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WALKS IN THE WOODS: Spring Migration Walk at the Humes Estate

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

  Spring Migration Walk at the Humes Estate with North Shore Land Alliance Saturday, April 28th at 8:00 a.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance and veteran birder Barbara Garriel for a Spring migration walk at the Humes Estate in Mill Neck, NY.  Barbara will lead us on a walk at this special property. Some of the most active locations for birds may surprise you! Our Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public.  Registration is required! …

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May 2018

WALKS IN THE WOODS: Plant and Wildlife Exploration at Makamah Nature Preserve

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Makamah Nature Preserve, Fort Salonga Rd
Fort Salonga, New York 11768
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  Plant and Wildlife Exploration at Makamah Nature Preserve with North Shore Land Alliance Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance and John Turner for a nature walk at Makamah Nature Preserve in Fort Salonga.  John will lead us through this fascinating suburban wetland preserve to explore the plants and wildlife that live here. Originally called Crab Meadow Park East Watershed, the Makamah Nature Preserve was acquired by Suffolk County in 1973. It contains dry and…

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June 2018

Family and Children Activity: Nature Walk and Leaf Printing Craft

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nature Walk and Leaf Printing Craft with North Shore Land Alliance Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY Join the Land Alliance at Planting Fields Arboretum fun summer activity for the entire family.  Explore nature’s beautiful patterns and get creative printing leaf patterns of your own. Registration is required!  There will be a cost associated with this program.  For more information, please contact the North Shore Land Alliance at (516) 922-1028 or email…

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WALKS IN THE WOODS: Bat Exploration at Blydenburgh County Park

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blydenburgh County Park, Veteran's Memorial Highway
Smithtown, NY 11788
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  Bat Exploration at Blydenburgh County Park with North Shore Land Alliance Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m   Join North Shore land Alliance and Eric Powers for a bat exploration at Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown.  We’ll be starting not long before dusk to learn about bats before we see them on the trail! Blydenburgh County Park is a forested park offering hiking, picnicking, camping, freshwater fishing, rowboat rentals, bridle paths, playground, and dog run. Our Walks in…

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July 2018

Recreational Activities: Sunset Kayak Paddle around Cold Spring Harbor

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kayak Cold Spring Harbor at Sunset with North Shore Land Alliance Thursday, July 12th at 6:00 p.m. Explore the cultural and natural beauty of Cold Spring Harbor at sunset by kayak.  Space is limited to 15 persons.  Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Registration is required!  There will be a cost associated with this program.  For more information, please contact the North Shore Land Alliance at (516) 922-1028 or email info@northshorelandalliance.org.   Photo Credit: Pexels.com

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WALKS IN THE WOODS: An Evening Stroll through the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humes Japanese Stroll Garden, 3 Dogwood Lane
Mill Neck, New York
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  Evening Stroll through the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden with North Shore Land Alliance Thursday, July 26, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance and Mankh for an evening stroll through the John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden in Mill Neck.  Mankh, whose poetry and haiku are much loved, will lead a program in the legendary Stroll Garden - also much loved! The John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden is a 7-acre Japanese garden in Mill Neck, New York,…

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August 2018

WALKS IN THE WOODS: Farm Tour at Youngs Farm in Old Brookville

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Youngs Farm, Hegemans Lane
Old Brookville, New York 11545
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  Farm Tour at Youngs Farm in Old Brookville with North Shore Land Alliance Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance and Tim Dooley for a Tour of Youngs Farm in Old Brookville, NY.  As harvest time approaches, this farm manager will lead us on a tour of one of Nassau County’s most treasured farms. The Youngs Family has been farming here since 1892.  Currently we have approximately 10 acres in production and 5 in…

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Children and Family Activity: A Fairy House Project

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Manor House
Oyster Bay, 11771
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Build a Whimsical Fairy House with North Shore Land Alliance Thursday, August 23, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY.   The mysteries of the forest are known only to the fairies; come create your very own magical gateway for fairies using natural materials in the forest.  This project can be great addition to your backyard and lots of fun for the entire family. Registration Required!  For more information, please contact the North Shore Land Alliance at…

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September 2018

WALKS IN THE WOODS: Photography Walk with Yvonne Berger at Shore Road Sanctuary

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shore Road Sanctuary Cold Spring Harbor, United States + Google Map

  Photography Walk with Yvonne Berger at Shore Road Sanctuary with North Shore Land Alliance Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance and Yvonne Berger for a photography Walk at Shore Road Sanctuary in Cold Spring Harbor (and possibly Centre Island Beach).  In this  walk, Yvonne will introduce us to the tricks of the trade during the Monarch butterfly migration. Yvonne is a professional, commercial photographer specializing in product, food, and interiors.  She teaches, digital…

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October 2018

Walks in the Woods: Bird and Insect Watching at Jones Beach West End

October 7 @ 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Jones Beach State Park, 1 Ocean Pkwy
Wantagh, New York 11793
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  Bird and Insect Watching at Jones Beach State Park with North Shore Land Alliance Sunday, October 7, 2018 @ 4:15 p.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance and naturalist Peter Martin for a late-afternoon nature exploration at Jones Beach State Park (West End), Merrick.  Land and shorebirds galore, abundant insect watching and a delightful sunset (or storm clouds or rainbow?) are on the agenda this fall at this world class nature site. Our Walks in the Woods are free and…

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WALKS IN THE WOODS: Nature Exploration at Cranberry Bog County Nature Preserve

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Nature Exploration at Cranberry Bog County Nature Preserve with North Shore Land Alliance Saturday, October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance and Andy Greller for a nature exploration at Cranberry Bog County Nature Preserve in Riverhead.  Long Island trail lovers will explore this magnificent 165-acre preserve, complete with abundant fresh water, a diversity of wildlife and carnivorous plants, when it is at its most beguiling. This 165 acre preserve is part of the drainage system…

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November 2018

WALKS IN THE WOODS: Frogs, Toads and Salamanders at Fox Hollow Preserve

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fox Hollow Preserve, White Oak Tree Rd
Laurel Hollow, 11791 United States
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  Habitat Exploration at Fox Hollow Preserve with North Shore Land Alliance Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance and Russell Burke for a nature exploration at Fox Hollow Preserve in Laurel Hollow.  How do Long Island’s frogs, toads and salamanders get through the winter? Russell will explain overwintering strategies on an exploration of this much-loved preserve.   This preserve is 26 acres and consists of mature oak woods with a stand of white pine…

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December 2018

WALKS IN THE WOODS: Nature Exploration at Oaces Preserve

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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  Nature Exploration at Oaces Preserve with North Shore Land Alliance Sunday, December 2, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m.   Join North Shore Land Alliance for a nature exploration at Oaces Preserve in Muttontown.  This woodland gem’s undulating hills, tucked away in obscurity behind suburban landscapes, has managed to maintain a healthy population of native groundcovers, shrubs and trees that we’ll explore. Our Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public.  Registration is required!  For more information about the North Shore…

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