With four hundred and nine acres of natural beauty, from gardens to woodlands and everything in between, it is no wonder that Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park was recently voted a best public garden by readers of the Long Island Press. One popular attraction at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park is the Camellia Greenhouse, whose […]
Many people do not realize that Queens is filled with wonderful green spaces, or that there are recreational opportunities available throughout the region. Those outsiders think that Queens is nothing but tall buildings and endless traffic, but longtime residents know better. They know that Queens is home to some wonderful parks, including Fort Totten. The […]
More then a decade has passed since Shoreham was supposed to be the home of Long Island’s Nuclear Power Plant. A vision of Long Island Lighting Co. it now sits Dormant. LIPA has been trying to figure out what to do with the vacant plant. Some of the propersals included wind turbines, dredging for a […]
Hoyt Farm Town Park, located in the Town of Smithtown, is well known by local residents for it’s numerous recreational and educational activities. The current boundaries of the park sit on what was originally a land grant known as the Winnecomac Patent, which dates back to 1703 when the Royal Governor of New York had […]
The New York State Regional Economic Development Council has awarded Suffolk County with a total of $2.2 million to help with restoration efforts at the Mud Creek County Park in East Patchogue. Suffolk County’s Mud Creek County Park was once occupied by several duck farms, one being the Gallo Duck Farm. The lands and waters […]
Here on Long Island we have access to plenty of beautiful nature and wildlife preserves. These preserves can offer visitors amazing views of rare habitats, vast hiking trails, and beautiful fields. These are perfect for Bird watchers, hikers and nature lovers all alike.
Kaler Pond, once a grist mill turned park has had little changes since it was donated over several decades ago. This year marks a change in that as the Town of Brookhaven has completed a $500,000 renovation that clears views from Montauk Highway, adds handicap accessibility, replaces intrusive vegetation with native ones and fixes storm […]