On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the Suffolk County Legislature approved a funding appropriation in connection with the reconstruction of the spillway located in Southaven Park. In May of 2018 engineers from the Department of Public Works Bridges and Structures Division met with staff from the Parks Department to evaluate the condition of the Carmans River […]
Ridge: Six people were recently charged for illegally dumping paint cans, a drum set, and a boat, in the Ridge Central Pine Barrens from May to July according to the Central Pine Barrens Commission. “If you’re caught dumping, you could be subject to tens of thousands of dollars in fines, the cost of restitution, possibly […]
Visitors to New York’s Jones Beach State Park has two new attractions for this summer season. A splash park on the boardwalk and the reopening of the Boardwalk Cafe. “We’re really trying to restore the history, majesty, and glory, and introduce recreational activities, food and dining opportunities tailored to the 21st century,” Rose Harvey, commissioner […]
New York State’s Robert Moses Park has a brand new, and barely used, a marina that’s open for overnight stays. According to the Long Island Deputy Regional Director of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, George Gorman, there has only been a total of seven (7) boaters that have booked overnight stays. The total […]
IT STANDS like a sentry on watch, a solitary figure on the easternmost bluffs of Long Island. Commissioned 190+ years ago by President George Washington, the Montauk Lighthouse has become one of the most photographed structures in America because of its dramatic location. But the peril of that site is causing concern over the future […]
State’s Largest Expansion of Artificial Reefs Will Provide New Habitats, Restore Fishery Resources, and Bolster the Region’s Economies More Than 43,000 Cubic Yards of Clean, Recycled Tappan Zee Bridge Material and 5,900 Cubic Yards of Jetty Rock Will Support Construction of 6 Artificial Reefs Governor’s Announcement to Support Environmental Protection and the State’s Marine Ecosystems […]
Mountain bike trails on four New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)-managed properties in Suffolk County reopened on April 6, DEC Regional Director Carrie Meek Gallagher announced today. The trail closures had been in place due to small game and deer shotgun hunting seasons and to prevent excessive impacts to trails due to the […]
Southern Pine Beetle Community Recovery Grants totaling more than $275,000 have been awarded to five projects in Nassau and Suffolk counties that will assist with recovery efforts from southern pine beetle (SPB) damage, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. “The cost of managing the negative impacts of the […]
Long Island is full of beautiful places, and Old Field is one of them, so today we decided to take a trip out to the lighthouse to get this hallmark style shot with our drone. Please feel free to follow us on youtube as well by clicking here.
A small flyby of the frozen Shinnecock Bay as well as the Frozen Shinnecock Inlet and Ponqougue Beach. Feel free to subscribe to LIParks on our YouTube Channel as well!