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February 2019

The Owls of Long Island

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Manor House
Oyster Bay, 11771 United States
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Owl Presentation with Stella Miller, Wild Birds Unlimited Accompanied by Volunteers for Wildlife and Live Owls! Friday, February 8, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Manor House, Planting Fields Arboretum Have you ever wondered what an owl eats for dinner? Do you want to know how they find their dinner? What makes them such excellent hunters? Can they really see in the dark? Just how many owls live on and visit Long Island? Join North Shore Land Alliance and Stella Miller, Conservation, Education…

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Winter Walk at Cushman Woods, Matinecock

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Winter Walk at Cushman Woods with Jane Jackson Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. Jane Jackson, Cushman Woods, Matinecock Winter is a great time to cover some ground so we will visit our preserve with the lengthiest trail system. Be prepared for some hills and, if it snows, consider snowshoes or skis (if you’re a more talented skier than the walk leader). The Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Walk…

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March 2019

Nature Walk Through North Fork Preserve: An Old-Growth Forest

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Fork Preserve Northville, NY United States + Google Map

Nature Walk through Through North Fork Preserve: An Old-Growth Forest with Eric Lamont from the Long Island Botanical Society Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. North Fork Preserve, Northville (We are at capacity for this walk.  Registration is currently closed.) Nestled among the gentle hills of the Harbor Hill Moraine on Long Island’s North Fork is an old growth forest that has not changed much in hundreds of years. Participants will be introduced to the natural history of the…

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Photography Walk at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Humes Japanese Stroll Garden, 3 Dogwood Lane
Mill Neck, New York
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Photography Walk at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden, Mill Neck with Yvonne Berger Sunday, March 24, 11:00 a.m. (We are at capacity for this walk.  Registration is currently closed.) During this photography walk prior to the Garden’s spring opening, Yvonne will show you what the best angle is for taking photos of early spring blooms. The Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Walk dates, times and locations are subject to change…

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April 2019

Early Spring Tour of the Nassau County Museum of Art

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Early Spring Tour of the Nassau County Museum of Art

Early Spring Tour of the Nassau County Museum of Art with Richard Weir and Jean Henning, William Cullen Bryant Preserve, Roslyn Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a tour of this 143-acre home of the Nassau County Museum of Art when you may find mesmerizing bluebells or other early spring beauties in bloom. The Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information, please contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028…

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Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland featuring Miriam Horn

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Colony Club, 564 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10065

Please join Honorary Chair Carter Bales and the North Shore Land Alliance for a special mixed media presentation on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, featuring Miriam Horn, New York Times bestselling author, documentary-maker and fourteen-year veteran of the Environmental Defense Fund.  The event will begin with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 6:00 pm followed by the lecture at 7:00 pm.  For more information, please contact the Land Alliance at 516-922-1028 or info@northshorelandalliance.org. https://default.salsalabs.org/api/widget/template/c11e5a54-b871-4ac2-83ad-8eac87000abe/?tId=5deee322-ee36-4626-be8f-24242e1bb183

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The State of Long Island’s Water – Panel Discussion

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Burns Horticultural Center, 1395 Planting Fields Road
Oyster Bay, NY 11771 United States
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Free

Join The Nature Conservancy, North Country Garden Club of Long Island and North Shore Land Alliance for The State of LONG ISLAND’S WATER - a Panel Discussion addressing the Challenges and Solutions to Ensure Clean Water for Future Generations on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at the Burns Horticultural Center located at Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Rd, Oyster Bay. 6:00 pm Reception, 7:00 - 8:30 PM Panel Discussion https://default.salsalabs.org/api/widget/template/00b6db44-18ad-451b-861e-2b17e5f00651/?tId=fe61e457-1bcd-4301-ab1d-96c8090e9412

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Spring Exploration of the Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve, Upper Brookville

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve Upper Brookville, New York United States + Google Map
Spring Exploration of the Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve, Upper Brookville

Spring Exploration of the Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve, Upper Brookville Meghan Leverock Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Iselin’s pine plantation and meadow host some fascinating early spring plants. Meghan will introduce you to a few of them as well as the property’s newly updated interpretive path. The Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Walk dates, times and locations are subject to change so please check our website for updates. For…

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May 2019

Enjoy the Wonders of Spring at Mill Pond, Wantagh

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mill Pond Wantagh, NY United States + Google Map
Enjoy the Wonders of Spring at Mill Pond, Wantagh

Enjoy the Wonders of Spring at Mill Pond, Wantagh with Peter Martin and Diane Worden Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.   This program will feature a variety of the wonders of spring, among them migrating birds, spawning alewives and a few spring ephemeral plants. The Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Walk dates, times and locations are subject to change so please check our website for updates. For more information,…

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Annual Fore the Love of the Land Golf and Tennis Outing

May 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Piping Rock Club, 150 Piping Rock Club
Locust Valley, 11560 United States
Golf and Tennis Outing

Join us for our Annual Fore the Love of the Land Golf and Tennis Outing Honoring Patricia Petersen, President & Chairman of the Board of Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty for her lifetime of work connecting people to the land they call home.  Enjoy a morning of golf or play a round of tennis at Piping Rock Club - a premiere and sought-after golf course on Long Island.  The 18-hole links-style golf course boasts picturesque views and is fun for golfers at every skill level.  All…

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June 2019

Walks in the Woods at Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands, Shore Drive
Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Walks in the Woods at Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands

Nature Exploration at Flax Pond State Tidal Wetlands with John Turner Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.   Explore this magnificent Long Island Sound Study stewardship anchor site that is home to colonial waterbirds, fish, mollusks and horseshoe crabs and on which the DEC just completed reconstructing a boardwalk. Click here for a map of the area. The Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Walk dates, times and locations are subject to change so…

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Humes Stroll Garden – The Principles of Ichebana Demonstration

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Humes Japanese Stroll Garden, 3 Dogwood Lane
Mill Neck, New York
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Humes Stroll Garden – The Principles of Ichebana Demonstration

The Principles of Ichebana Demonstration June 8, 2019 at 10:00 am Humes Japanese Stroll Garden Join the North Shore Land Alliance for an Ichebana Demonstration with Linda McLaughlin, trained in the O’Hara School of Ichebana in Tokyo. This event is free and open to the general public.  Registration required.  Event dates and times are subject to change so please check our website for updates.

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Heritage Committee Summer Soirée

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Heritage Committee Summer Soirée

Please join us for the 7th Annual Heritage Committee Benefit to Protect the Land We Love Wednesday, June 19, 2019 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm NoMad Hotel Indoor Rooftop 1170  Broadway & 28th Street, New York 10001 The Heritage Committee of the North Shore Land Alliance is a group of bright and energetic young professionals who care about the environment and open space and understand how their action is critical to protecting it for future generations. The committee is devoted to ensuring…

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Annual Open Space Society Dinner

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Annual Open Space Society Dinner

Please join the North Shore Land Alliance Board of Trustees for our Annual Open Space Society Dinner Saturday, June 29, 2019 93 Wolver Hollow Road Upper Brookville, NY 11545 The evening includes cocktails and dinner overlooking a beautiful open field. The Open Space Society is a group of loyal conservation leaders who are committed to protecting our most precious resources and the health of our community by investing in the Land Alliance’s mission and the work we do to protect and preserve,…

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July 2019

Invasive Species Event

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Invasive Species Event

Walk and Weed Event to Celebrate Invasive Species Awareness Week Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve, Upper Brookville This walk is designed to raise awareness through plant identification and discussions on solutions and management, and provide hands-on opportunities to remove and track invasive species located at Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve. Activities will include invasive species identification and removal, discussion on management techniques and tracking and mapping of invasives using iMap Invasives. Participants are encouraged to wear long pants, tall socks, and…

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Mindfulness Walk at Planting Fields Arboretum, Upper Brookville

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Manor House
Oyster Bay, 11771 United States
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Mindfulness Walk at Planting Fields Arboretum, Upper Brookville

Friday, July 12, 6:00 p.m. Sue Simon, Planting Fields Arboretum, Upper Brookville Experience nature with all your senses with a mindfulness expert. This program will have particular appeal to families. The Walks in the Woods are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Walk dates, times and locations are subject to change so please check our website for updates.  For more information, please contact Jane Jackson at 516-922-1028.

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Humes Japanese Stroll Garden – Japanese Storytelling and Nature Walk

July 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Humes Japanese Stroll Garden, 3 Dogwood Lane
Mill Neck, New York
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Humes Japanese Stroll Garden – Japanese Storytelling and Nature Walk

Japanese Storytelling and Nature Walk Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:00 pm Karen De Mauro, Storyteller and Director of the  Center for Nature Writing at Seatuck Environmental Center, will lead us through the Garden while telling Japanese stories and inspiring anecdotes, and lead a group Haiku gathering with reflective moments. This event is free and open to the general public.  Registration required.  Event dates and times are subject to change so please check our website for updates.

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Kayak Trip

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eagle Dock Beach Club Cold Spring Harbor, New York + Google Map
Kayak Trip

Kayak Trip Wednesday, July 17th at 6:00 pm Eagle Dock Beach Club/Shore Road Sanctuary, Cold Spring Harbor Explore the cultural and natural beauty of Cold Spring Harbor at sunset from the water. Registration required! Bring your own kayak or rent through the Land Alliance: $60 for a double, $50 for a single (including all accessories). To register or for more information, please contact Jane Jackson at jjackson@northshorelandalliance.org or (516) 922-1028.

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Build Your Own Birdhouse

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Manor House
Oyster Bay, 11771 United States
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Build Your Own Birdhouse

Build Your Own Bird House Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay Bring your children for a fun hands-on learning experience with the North Shore Land Alliance on July 18th at 4:00 pm! Enjoy a short nature walk throughPlanting Fields Arboretum where you’ll be able to see all that the local land has to offer. After, decorate your own bird house using materials that you gathered along the way! Registration required. To…

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August 2019

Kids Activity: Leaf Printing with Nature Walk

August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road
Oyster Bay, 11771 United States
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Kids Activity: Leaf Printing with Nature Walk

Leaf printing with Nature Walk Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY Bring your child to Planting Fields Arboretum on August 1st at 4:00 pm for a fun outdoors adventure! Enjoy a nature walk around the premises where they will be collecting differed types of leaves. After, they will have the opportunity to create leaf prints! Registration required. To register please contact Meghan Leverock at (516) 922-1028 or email Meghan@northshorelandalliance.org

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