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For nearly 60 years plum island, which sits just off of the north fork of Long Island, has been home to the United States top research facility. Currently the federal government is looking to sell the island and relocate the facility to Kansas by 2023. The plan to sell the Plum Island research facility and […]

DEC Announces $945,000 Acquisition of Unique Pine Barrens Core Property in Manorville Land Preservation Protects Water Quality and Habitat, Expands Hunting Opportunities State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that New York State has acquired a long-sought-after parcel of land that will protect drinking water resources while also greatly expanding recreational […]

For Release: Friday, April 21, 2017 Purchase Protects Historic Landscape and Long Island Sound Water Quality The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has acquired 17 acres of woodland in the historic maritime hamlet of Setauket. The property will be added to Patriots Hollow State Forest, DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today. “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 […]

  Nearly four years of┬álong and careful consideration’s, Suffolk County officials have voted to move forward with a plan to acquire land in Mastic Beach. The counties resolution involves a list of 58 parcels in the Mastics and Shirley area slated for conservation.   The resolution set by Suffolk County is a response to Super […]