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Programs that conserve endangered land, water, energy, wildlife and other natural resources; establish and enforce minimum standards for environmental quality which promote the health and well-being of the public; develop and implement beautification programs; and support other initiatives that protect and enhance the physical environment.

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ASHAROKEN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION COMMISSIONProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. Call for more information.SuffolkASHAROKEN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION COMMISSIONASHAROKEN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION COMMISSION
BAYARD CUTTING ARBORETUM HORTICULTURAL SOCIETYPromotes sound gardening methods, the preservation of the environment and an appreciation of the arboretum and the Long Island community through an extensive education program; lectures and demonstrations at monthly meetings; newsletters and a continuing liaison with other horticultural and environmental associations. Meetings are held in Upper Carriage House. (unless otherwise noted on our site)SuffolkBAYARD CUTTING ARBORETUM HORTICULTURAL SOCIETYBAYARD CUTTING ARBORETUM HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
BAY SHORE GARDEN CLUBPromotes the beautification, preservation, and conservation of trees, flowers and plants, and various horticultural projects in the community. Also promotes interests in horticulture, plant research and advancement of the act of gardening. Offers garden therapy in adult centers. Meetings held at Montfort Missionaries. Call for additional information.SuffolkBAY SHORE GARDEN CLUBBAY SHORE GARDEN CLUB
BUREAU OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTBureau of Environmental Management is responsible for SEQRA review, environmental education, preservation of natural resources such as pine barrens, wetland, and habitats for endangered, threatened, and rare species.SuffolkBUREAU OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CENTER FOR CONSERVATIONThe Center for Conservation is a resource to help residents and visitors better appreciate the natural heritage of the East End and our role in preserving unique qualities. It is the East Hampton Office of the Nature Conservancy on Long Island. The building uses green technology and has a native wildflower garden.SuffolkCENTER FOR CONSERVATIONTHE NATURE CONSERVANCY
CENTERPORT GARDEN CLUBPromotes the beautification, preservation and conservation of trees, flowers and plants, and various horticultural projects in the community. Also promotes interests in horticulture, plant research and advancement of the art of gardening. Meetings held at Centerport United Methodist Church. Call for additional information.SuffolkCENTERPORT GARDEN CLUBCENTERPORT GARDEN CLUB
CONSERVATION ADVISORY COUNCILAdvises the Town Board on the issuing of permits for the development and management of Riverhead Town's natural resources with emphasis on the protection of these resources.PLANNING DEPARTMENTTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
CONSERVATION BOARDActs in an advisory capacity to the Town's decision making bodies. Also researches and examines information dealing with environmental key topic areas like land use, marine and freshwater resources, parks, solid waste as well as Federal and State legislation dealing with these topics. Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm. Call for more information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND THE ENVIRONMENTTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
CRANBERRY BOG NATURE PRESERVEProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. Preserves are open to the public for the quiet enjoyment of nature. Call for more information.SuffolkCRANBERRY BOG NATURE PRESERVESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CONSERVATION
DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND WATERWAYSNassauDEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND WATERWAYSTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLManages activities affecting the quality of life and natural resources within the town. The commissioner oversees the divisions of Environmental Facilities, Environmental Management, Environmental Services and Division of Recycling.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLTOWN OF BABYLON
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND WATERWAYSProvides detailed environmental analysis of all proposed projects and makes specific recommendations to the Town Board. Develops and implements environmental improvement and protection projects including erosion control, wildlife habitat improvement, drainage projects, shellfish seeding programs, woodland restoration, and public awareness programs on the need for recycling.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND WATERWAYSTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
DEPARTMENT OF LAND PRESERVATIONFacilitates Southold Town's land preservation efforts by working with the Land Preservation Committee which reviews and makes recommendations to the Town Board in regard to fee title land acquisitions, development right assessment acquisitions and other types of preservation methods.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF LAND PRESERVATIONTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCESMonitors environmental factors in the Town, makes field surveys of beaches, marshlands, etc., warns of environmental hazards and possible dangers to fragile land areas, wildlife and plants. Accepts Grant applications for Environmental Projects for East Hampton.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCESTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
DIVISION 1Assists in promoting safety on Long Island. Also assists the Coast Guard in non-law enforcement programs such as public education, vessel safety checks, safety patrols, search and rescue, marine environmental protection, and Coast Guard Academy introduction programs for youth. First District Southern Region Divisions 1, 12, 13, 18, 21 serves Long Island. Flotillas are located at Babylon, Amityville, Islip, Lindenhurst, Bay Shore, Bohemia and Sayville. Call or visit website for additional information.DIVISION 1UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY-FIRST DISTRICT SOUTHERN REGION
DIVISION 12Assists in promoting boating safety on Long Island. Also assists the Coast Guard in non-law enforcement programs such as public education, vessel safety checks, safety patrols, search and rescue, marine environmental protection, and Coast Guard Academy introduction programs for youth. First District Southern Region Divisions 1, 12, 13, 18 and 21 serves Long Island. Flotillas are located at Queens, East Farmingdale, Port Washington, and Glen Cove/Glenwood. Call or visit the website for additional information.DIVISION 12UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY-FIRST DISTRICT SOUTHERN REGION
DIVISION 13Assists in promoting boating safety on Long Island. Also assists the Coast Guard in non-law enforcement programs such as public education, vessel safety checks, safety patrols, search and rescue, marine environmental protection, and Coast Guard Academy introduction programs for youth. First District Southern Region Divisions 1, 12, 13, 18 and 21 serves Long Island. Flotillas are located at Freeport, East Rockaway, Point Lookout, Massapequa and Jones Beach. Call or visit website for additional information.DIVISION 13UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY-FIRST DISTRICT SOUTHERN REGION
DIVISION 18Assists in promoting boating safety on Long Island. Also assists the Coast Guard in non-law enforcement programs such as public education, vessel safety checks, safety patrols, search and rescue, marine environmental protection, and Coast Guard Academy introduction programs for youth. First District Southern Region Division 1, 12, 13, 18 and 21 serves Long Island. Flotillas are located at East Hampton, Riverhead, East Moriches, and Southold. Call or visit the website for additional information.DIVISION 18UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY-FIRST DISTRICT SOUTHERN REGION
DIVISION 22Assists in promoting boating safety on Long Island. Also assists the Coast Guard in non-law enforcement programs such as public education, vessel safety checks, safety patrols, search and rescue, marine environmental protection, and Coast Guard Academy introduction programs for youth. First District Southern Region Division 1, 12, 13, 18 and 21 serves Long Island. Flotillas are located at Oyster Bay, Huntington, Cold Spring Harbor, Northport, Stony Brook, and Port Jefferson. Call or visit the website for additional information.DIVISION 22UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY-FIRST DISTRICT SOUTHERN REGION
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTThe program is not currently accepting applications for new students. Offers an 18-credit program that is designed for professionals who confront the complex problems and issues related to environmental management. It provides the educational background necessary to make informed decisions on often controversial matters. This certificate is especially important for those who consider access to the most current expertise in environmental management essential to working effectively in their careers or public service activities. It is structured to meet the immediate demands for sustainable solutions and the more long-range goal of promoting the environmental and economic welfare of the region. The program is offered in collaboration with Stony Brook's world renowned School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
FOUR HARBORS AUDUBON SOCIETYProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive.SuffolkFOUR HARBORS AUDUBON SOCIETYFOUR HARBORS AUDUBON SOCIETY
FRIENDS OF WERTHEIM, INC.Dedicated to protecting, managing and appreciating Wertheim Wildlife Refuge and its surrounding areas. Supports wildlife-dependent recreational and educational activities. Also foster cooperative and mutually productive relationships between the Refuge and adjacent communities.SuffolkFRIENDS OF WERTHEIM, INC.FRIENDS OF WERTHEIM, INC.
GRASSROOTS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATIONProvides public education regarding the links between common environmental exposures and human health. Creates informational projects including developing and distributing printed materials in-school learning programs, organization of public meetings, and maintenance of an educational web site. Grassroots Healthy Lawn Program teaches natural lawn care for professionals and homeowners. The Child Safe School program provides individuals, school staff, and education professionals with information and resources promoting the use of green cleaning products in schools. Call or visit website for more information.NassauGRASSROOTS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATIONGRASSROOTS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
GREAT SOUTH BAY AUDUBON SOCIETYProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. Call for more information.SuffolkGREAT SOUTH BAY AUDUBON SOCIETYGREAT SOUTH BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY
HUNTINGTON-OYSTER BAY AUDUBON SOCIETYProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. Call or check website for additional information.SuffolkHUNTINGTON-OYSTER BAY AUDUBON SOCIETYHUNTINGTON-OYSTER BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY
LLOYD HARBOR CONSERVATION BOARDProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of the month at Village Hall. Call for more information.SuffolkLLOYD HARBOR CONSERVATION BOARDINCORPORATED VILLAGE OF LLOYD HARBOR
LONG ISLAND ARBORICULTURAL ASSOCIATION, INC.Dedicated to education for the appreciation and care of shade trees and shrubs on Long Island. In addition, we strive to stimulate interest in tree planting and preservation, to encourage research toward appropriate protection of trees and shrubs and to encourage the practices of efficient and proper tree care methods.SuffolkLONG ISLAND ARBORICULTURAL ASSOCIATION, INC.LONG ISLAND ARBORICULTURAL ASSOCIATION, INC.
LONG ISLAND HERPETOLOGICAL SOCIETYProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. Meetings are held the 3rd Sunday of the month from September to June, at 1pm, at Farmingdale University Conference Center. Call for additional information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND HERPETOLOGICAL SOCIETYLONG ISLAND HERPETOLOGICAL SOCIETY
LONG ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE COMPLEXProtect and benefit wildlife on Long Island. Part of the National Wildlife Refuge system for the conservation, management and where appropriate restoration of the fish, wildlife, and plant resources and their habitats on Long Island. Comprised of eight National Wildlife Refuges and a Wildlife Management Area. Refuges include Target Rock National, Wertheim National, Elizabeth A. Morton National, Conscience Point National, Lido Beach National, Seatuck National, Oyster Bay National, Amagansett National, and Sayville National.SuffolkLONG ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE COMPLEXLONG ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE COMPLEX
MASHOMACK PRESERVEProvides a place for people to enjoy and appreciate nature while restoring the health of the natural communities. Hiking trails are open daily.SuffolkMASHOMACK PRESERVETHE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTThe Office of Economic Development coordinates critical services and information to promote sustainable growth, expand the tax base, and preserve and improve the overall quality of life in Nassau County. The Nassau County Office of Economic Development provides support in the following areas: development and planing, business resources, community development and services, economic revitalization, environmental policy, housing, maps, planning and transportation.NassauNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK, INC.Dedicated to reclaiming the suburban and rural character of community life on Long Island by preserving our environmental resources initiating efforts to employ clean energy technologies advancing planning principles that foster stronger communities and holding our governmental officials accountable by advancing reforms which keep the operation of government open to the public. Promotes clean energy technologies and organic alternatives to pesticides, and engage in public education, research, legal action, and advocacy.SuffolkNEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK, INC.NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK, INC.
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION-REGION ONE OFFICEHouses local offices for full administration, oversight and operation of all environmental offices and bureaus. Coordinates and credentials all government and private agencies, that manage outdoor and natural resources, and environmental protection. Offers education and information regarding conservation issues. This site houses the administrative program, and the offices of Air, Solid Waste, and Hazardous Materials, Water and Environmental Remediation, Natural Resources, and Public Protection.SuffolkNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION-REGION ONE OFFICENEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION-REGION ONE OFFICE
NEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION, LONG ISLAND CHAPTERProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. Call for more information.NassauNEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION, LONG ISLAND CHAPTERNEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION, LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
NORTH FORK AUDUBON SOCIETYProtects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. All preserves are open to the public for the quiet enjoyment of nature. Call for more information.SuffolkNORTH FORK AUDUBON SOCIETYNORTH FORK AUDUBON SOCIETY
OFFICE OF ECOLOGY-PECONIC ESTUARY PROGRAMPurpose is to protect and preserve significant estuaries which are threatened by pollution, development, or overuse. Part of the National Estuary Program, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA).SuffolkOFFICE OF ECOLOGY-PECONIC ESTUARY PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
OFFICE OF POLLUTION CONTROLThe Office of Pollution Control is comprised of three bureaus, Inspection Services, Environmental Engineering and Enforcement. The Office is responsible for enforcing pollution laws pertaining to the storage of toxic and hazardous materials, waste water treatment, pollution remediation. The Office serves as a resource regarding questions on indoor air quality, solid waste disposal, recycling and pollution prevention.SuffolkOFFICE OF POLLUTION CONTROLSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
OLD FIELD ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATIONReviews building permit and tree removal permit applications for conformity with environmental regulations of New York State. Protects the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by preserving the lands and waters they need to survive. Call for more information.SuffolkOLD FIELD ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATIONOLD FIELD ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
PECONIC BAYKEEPERWorks to protect and improve the Peconic Bay and South Shore estuarine ecosystems of Long Island.SuffolkPECONIC BAYKEEPERPECONIC BAYKEEPER
PLANNING, ENVIRONMENT AND LAND MANAGEMENTConcerned with improving the environmental and economic character of the Town. Supervises five distinct divisions: Planning, Environmental Protection, Land Management, Traffic Safety and Engineering.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PLANNING, ENVIRONMENT AND LAND MANAGEMENTTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
POST-MORROW FOUNDATION, INC.Charitable operating foundation established to preserve and conserve the rural, cultural and historical character of the hamlet of Brookhaven and surrounding areas in Suffolk County. Gives grants to local charities. Publishes a Newsletter.SuffolkPOST-MORROW FOUNDATION, INC.POST-MORROW FOUNDATION, INC.
QUALITY PARKS, INC.A professional organization sponsoring project to improve both business and environmental conditions by balancing social, economic and environmental concerns. Works to balance recreational and economic needs while conserving and restoring the Earth's cultural and ecological biodiversity; cooperates with and directly supports park and protected area managers; and disseminates information, develops and provides experiential learning opportunities, and involves local municipalities and the general public in good stewardship practices.SuffolkQUALITY PARKS, INC.QUALITY PARKS, INC.
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENTOperates and maintains a solid waste transfer station and recycling center for the Town of Southold assists town board in developing and implementing long-range solid waste management plans tracks incoming and outgoing municipal solid waste materials and recyclables.SuffolkSOLID WASTE MANAGEMENTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITYThe Council on Environmental Quality was established in 1970 under Article I of the Suffolk County Charter and Article 47 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law. It has the responsibility for environmental review and administering the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) under Chapter 279 of the Suffolk County Code with respect to county initiated projects and activities. Under its mandated charter responsibilities, the Council is advisory to both the county Executive and Legislature.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITYSUFFOLK COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT
UPLANDS FARM SANCTUARYProvides a place for people to enjoy and appreciate nature while restoring the health of the natural communities. It is a preserve and office facility for the Nature Conservancy on Long Island. Hiking trails are open daily dawn to dusk.SuffolkUPLANDS FARM SANCTUARYTHE NATURE CONSERVANCY
WASTE MANAGEMENT DIVISIONOperates the multi-purpose Recycling Facility(MRF) and MacArthur Compost Facility, oversees the garbage districts and ensures proper collection of the town's solid waste. The Office of Recycling coordinates (WRAP-SPLIT) recycling program and Blydenburgh Cleanfill.DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLTOWN OF ISLIP
WATER QUALITY MONITORINGThis weekly program monitors the health of the bay and enables trained volunteers to work alongside environmental professionals and former science teachers in order to monitor various components of the marine ecosystem. Call for more information. Program runs April through October.NassauWATER QUALITY MONITORINGFRIENDS OF THE BAY, INC.

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