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From reviews and recommendations of the best parks on Long Island to visit, to insights about the local eco-system and local forecast updates, we've got what you'll want to know about nature, local environmentental issues, and Long Island weather right here.

DEC and State Parks Release State Open Space Conservation Plan for Public Comment

Public Comments Accepted Through December 17; Public Hearings to be Held Statewide.

Suffolk County Legislature Unanimously Approves Rails to Trails Fund Allocation

The 10 mile green trail project, which started over 15 years ago, will proceed to the design stage.

Enjoying the East End this Autumn: Wine Tasting, Foliage, and More

Pick a weekend to go on a day trip to Long Island's beautiful East End and take part in some great fall activities, including apple and pumpkin picking, wine tasting, and fall foliage.

Suffolk Unanimously Approves Anker’s Coastal Erosion Task Force

Legislator Sarah Anker’s resolution to address erosion on the north shore of Long Island has passed unanimously at the September 9th Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature.

Birds Strike Three Planes at LaGuardia Airport in the Morning

It's not uncommon for bird strikes to occur near airports, but today there were three planes impacted at the same NY airport during the morning hours.

Awesome Apple Picking Places & Helpful Tips

Apples are in season and ripe for the picking! Head out to Long Island’s apple orchards and farms this September to enjoy freshly picked produce.

Weather Watching For Labor Day Weekend Wash Out

With a rainy weather forecast ahead, you may need a backup plan for Labor Day Weekend.

Blydenburgh and Gardiner County Parks Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities

Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus.

Update: Mosquito Spraying in Amityville, Copiague and Lindenhurst Cancelled

Technical issues have forced the cancellation of scheduled pesticide spraying.

Governor Cuomo Requests Federal Technical Assistance to Assess Damages From the Recent Record Rainfall and Flash Flooding in Suffolk County

The assessment would be used to formally request assistance and low-interest disaster assistance loans from the Federal government.

Nifty Nature Made Crafts For Kids

Going out to the craft store to purchase lots of supplies can get expensive. Why not use things around you in nature instead!

After the Storm: Responding to Record-Breaking Rain

Over 13 inches of rain fell in parts of Long Island, causing flooding to roads and homes alike.

Increasing Cases of Meat Allergy Triggered by Tick Bite

Watch out for those blood-sucking ticks, especially the Lone Star tick! One bit may trigger meat allergy.

Advisory Issued Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches Due to Heavy Rainfall

Runoff from intense rainfall has increased bacterial levels in numerous beaches.

Rainfall Totals: How Wet Did Your Town Get

The August 13th rainstorm dumped as much 13 inches of rain in some areas.

Foul Floodwater: What To Do After A Flood

With the aftermath of yesterday’s heavy rainfall, now more than ever, it is imperative to know what to do after a flood occurs.

Update: Islip Declares State of Emergency after Rain Floods LI

Islip received over 13 inches of rain in a single day.

Governor Cuomo Dispatches Resources to Assist Long Island Recovery from Heavy Rain and Flash Floods

Governor Deploys Equipment and Personnel to Assist in Storm Response; State’s Emergency Operations Center has been Activated.

Update: Flood Warnings Expanded as Rain and Thunder Approach Long Island

Flood warnings have been issued for Tuesday and Wednesday as winds and rains may cause tidal levels to rise.
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