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Herbert Johnson Fall Lecture Series

  • October 14, 2017
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Date: September 29, 2017 Contact: Daphne Yun, 718-354-4602Join the National Park Service (NPS) throughout October for the Herbert Johnson Lecture Series. All talks are held on Sundays at 2 pm at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. These programs are presented by participating scholars of the...

Floyd Bennett Field

  • October 12, 2017
  • Raymond Larsen
Many New Yorkers may believe that La Guardia and JFK are New York Cities only airports, but little know that New York had 2 other airports relatively close to their predecessors. One of those airports is being converted into a National Parks Service area, and...

CAMP HERO: FROM MILITARY INSTALLATION TO STATE PARK

  • October 7, 2017
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CAMP HERO: FROM MILITARY INSTALLATION TO STATE PARK Located at Mantauk Point on the easternmost end of Long Island, the park that is today known as Camp Hero has a rich military history that extends back to birth of the United States. As a result...

Wilderness Art Exhibit Offers Fresh Perspective from Visitors and Professional…

  • October 6, 2017
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News Release Date: October 4, 2017 Contact: Elizabeth Rogers, 631-687-4766 Contact: Kathy Krause, 631-687-4772 Patchogue, NY – Fire Island National Seashore will host an exhibit reception from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday, October 8 for Wilderness Art Workshop participants. All are invited to meet...

Student Scientists Study Shoreline, Bay in First-Ever "Day in the…

  • October 6, 2017
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Children measured tides and salinity and counted marine creatures and Monarch butterflies during the first-even Day in the Life of Fire Island. Photo: Tim Motz News Release Date: October 2, 2017 Contact: Elizabeth Rogers, 631-687-4766 Contact: Kathy Krause, 631-687-4772 Patchogue, NY - On Friday, September...
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Floyd Bennett Field

  • October 12, 2017
  • Raymond Larsen
Many New Yorkers may believe that La Guardia and JFK are New York Cities only airports, but little know that New York had 2 other airports relatively close to their predecessors. One of those airports is being converted into a National Parks Service area, and...
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DEC accepting Applications for Pine Beetle Recovery Projects

  • August 18, 2017
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Grants Will Help Communities in Nassau and Suffolk Counties Recover in Wake of Southern Pine Beetle Governor Cuomo Announced $3 Million Commitment to Manage Spread of Invasive Pest in June 2017 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is accepting applications for Southern...
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  • Town of East Hampton
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Located at the western end of Fort Pond Bay near Rocky Point; the...

Dwarf Pines Plains Preserve

  • Town of Southampton
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NOTICE: The trail heaad is located at the SCWA (Suffolk County Water Authority)...

Orient Beach State Park

  • Town of Southold
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Orient Beach State Park is located on the eastern tip of the North...

Robert Cushman Murphy County Park

  • Town of Brookhaven
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This park is a favorite for hiking and bird watching. Rare coastal plain...

Nickerson Beach Park

  • Nassau County
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NICKERSON BEACH, PART OF THE COUNTY PARK SYSTEM SINCE 1967, Nickerson Beach Park...