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Habitat Restoration at Leeds Pond

The Invasive Plant Removal and Native Plant Revegetation of Leeds Pond Preserve was made possible with funding from the Nassau County Soil & Water Conservation District. The Science Musieum of Long Island worked with Spadefoot Design and Construction to complete the project with the goal of clearing 2 acres of Invasive plants like Japanese Knotweed, English Ivy and Norway Maple and replanting with resillient native species. 

Nassau County Soil & Water Conservation District recently participated in the 2022 TICK BLITZ

surveying a collective 1,500 meters of Muttontown Preserve.

 

The NYS Tick Blitz is a yearly event created by the Northeast Regional Vector Control Center NEVBD. With help from Cornell Cooperative Extension CCE and NYS Integrated Pest Management NYIPM.

 

The purpose of the study is to study all NY regions simultaneously to understand where different tick species are present and track their northward expansion.

 

Read about the NYS Tick Blitz here

Working with the Town of Hempstead bird banding black skimmers.

Building plant boxes at the Hicksville School District.

Planting 100 trees at the Massapequa Preserve.

Pulling invasive water chestnut from local ponds with the DEC .

Hosting our annual sapling giveaway!

Trail maintenance at the Muttontown Preserve.

Tabling events such as the Eco Carnival. 

Mapping out high-risk Pine Trees for possible Southern Pine Beetle Infestations.

Press Releases 2015

Scudders Pond Press Release

National Grid Hosts Earth Day Event with Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation District and Built a Rain Garden at Largest Nature Preserve in Nassau County

2014
Mangano: Tree And Shrub Sale To Help Beautify Neighborhoods Damaged By     Hurricane Sandy And Winter Storms

Tree and Shrub Sale to Beautify Nassau County

2013
Post-Sandy Tree and Shrub Seedling Bulk Buying Program Announced

Supporting Cost Effective Green Technology

2012
Protecting our Future inside a Piece of History
 

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