Environmental Improvement Groups

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    Taxonomy Code: TD-1600.1800

    Organizations that work for the introduction of new legislation or changes in current laws or practices that will more effectively protect the physical environment from pollution, exploitation or waste and/or preserve our natural resources, including our wildlife, for enjoyment by 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 EDUCATION PROGRAMConducts lessons in environmental science for elementary and high school students in East Hampton, Shelter Island, Southampton, Bridgehampton and Riverhead. Lessons take place both in the classroom and in the field. Call for more information.ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMGROUP FOR THE EAST END INC.
    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
    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 SEAPORT AND ECO CENTERPromotes an appreciation of Long Island's maritime heritage and fosters an awareness and understanding of Long Island's marine environment. Offers various environmental and marine heritage programs. Call or visit the website for additional information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND SEAPORT AND ECO CENTERLONG ISLAND SEAPORT AND ECO CENTER
    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
    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
    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 DUNES CAMPOffers summer sleep-away camp and day camp for youth ages 8-15 emphasizing environmental education and stewardship. Youth camp operates June-August. Off season rentals and programs available.SuffolkPECONIC DUNES CAMPCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    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
    SUFFOLK COUNTY MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTEROffers education programs focused on marine environmental issues for school groups, community groups, families, teachers, adults and children.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTERCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    THE SUSTAINABILITY INSTITUTEIs a function of Molloy College the Office of Advancement. Its mission is to promote transformative education both on and off campus consistent with the values of advancing the common good, environmental protection, ethical business practices, and civic responsibility, especially in the areas of implementing clean energy, reducing environmental toxins that impact public health, sustainable land use planning that preserves open space, and sustainable use of resources. The Sustainability Institute provides a convening function at Molloy College that reaches out to Long Island's civic and environmental leaders, business executives, and government officials, bringing representatives of various interests together, in order to identify mutual interest in support of an agenda of a sustainable economy and society. Through classroom presentations and experiential learning, the Sustainability Institute helps students gain and understanding of how social change is accomplished, while developing their leadership skills to better serve both their future professions and the larger community. The Sustainability Institute acts as a clearing house to guide students who are interested in becoming involved in environmental issues towards student or off-campus organizations, faculty initiated programs and classes. Call for more detailed information.NassauTHE SUSTAINABILITY INSTITUTEMOLLOY COLLEGE
    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

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