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Programs that protect our natural resources from abuse, neglect, waste or exploitation and preserve their availability for future generations.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
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
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
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
ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE PROGRAMSOperates East Meadow Farm (EMF) Horticulture and Demonstration Garden Center. Provides educational information on water conservation, pesticide reduction and pollution awareness, integrated pest management practices, horticulture waste reduction, plant care for garden/landscape and pesticide safety. Operates Environmental Horticulture Information Center M-Thurs. 10am-4pm, and a Horticulture Helpline. Horticulture enrollees receive L.I. Gardening Publication. Call for registration information. Conducts CCE Master Gardener volunteer training program. Soil testing and demonstration gardens are at East Meadow Farm location.NassauENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE PROGRAMSCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF NASSAU COUNTY
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.
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
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 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
NISSEQUOGUE RIVER STATE PARKOffers Greenbelt Trail, which is a walking and hiking trail, soccer field, canoes and kayak launching and rental programs marina (call for details), fishing, bird watching, history tours, activity room for children, gardens, and guided tours. The park is a designated State Bird Conservation Area.SuffolkNISSEQUOGUE RIVER STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
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
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 LAND TRUSTConserves Long Island's working farms, natural lands, and heritage for our communities now and the future.SuffolkPECONIC LAND TRUSTPECONIC LAND TRUST
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.
SIERRA CLUB, LONG ISLAND GROUPTo explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the Earth to practice and promote the responsible use of the Earth's ecosystems and resources to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives. See website for additional information and contact information.SuffolkSIERRA CLUB, LONG ISLAND GROUPSIERRA CLUB, LONG ISLAND GROUP
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
SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAMSOffers a variety of summer recreation programs for girls and boys 5-12 years of age. Programs may include but are not limited to Go Green, Why Should We Recycle focusing on environmental conservation, Fun with Fitness! highlighting nutrition and physical fitness, and the Crayon Box That Talked emphasizing teamwork and cooperation. Call for more detailed program information.SuffolkSUMMER RECREATION PROGRAMSGIRL SCOUTS OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
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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