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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.

Get Out, Get Active & Get Some Fresh Air: Long Island Winter Hiking Events

Get some fresh air and stay active this Winter by participating in a hiking event on Long Island!

Start Indoor Gardening for the Arrival of Spring

You don't need to wait for spring to arrive to begin planting. Start with these indoor planting options!

Simple Ways to Start Transitioning into Spring

The first day of Spring is March 20th! Time to start thinking about your transition from season to season!

Winter 2015: How Does it Compare to Long Island’s Past Winters?

Winter storms seem to be non-stop this year, but it’s still not the worst Long Islanders have death with.

Winter Wrap Up: Activities to Enjoy Before the End of the Season

Most people can't wait for spring to arrive, but while we're still in winter, make sure to take advantage of all of the activities you can only do now!

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Wintery Mix This Weekend

Snow accumulations are predicted to stay within 2 to 4 inches, along with a trace of ice before turning to rain.

March 12th is Plant a Flower Day: Long Island Gardens & Arboretums to Visit to View Beautiful Flora

Check out these gardens and arboretums located on Long Island, including their seasonal days & hours!

Acting DA Singas and DEC Announce Arrest of Seafood Marketer for Selling Over $100K in Fish and Shellfish

Richard Scores, Jr., 57, owner and CEO of Westbury Fish Co., allegedly continued to transport and sell goods to Long Island restaurants for months despite being denied a permit.

Get Creative This Winter With Kids Craft Workshops

Let your child’s creative side soar by signing them up for one (or more!) of these craft workshops on long Island!

Snow Expected To Fall Tonight Into Tuesday Morning

Snow is expected to develop tonight after midnight and proceed through the typical morning commute time tomorrow.

Blizzard Warning for Suffolk, Wind & Snow Advisories for Nassau as Winter Storm Neptune Approaches

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Suffolk County, as well as a Winter Storm Advisory for Nassau as Winter Storm Neptune approaches.

Staycation Fun for February Break: Crafts, Hiking, Museums and More!

Keep yourself and your kids busy this February break with activities that are sure to interest every member of the family!

High Wind Watch and Arrival of Winter Storm Neptune Possible Saturday Night into Sunday

It looks like Winter Storm Neptune will be hitting the Long Island area Saturday night into Sunday!

Arctic Front Approaching Long Island, Potential for Snow on Thursday

Time to bundle up in preparation for Thursday’s Arctic Front!

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for All of LI, Freezing Rain and Light Snow on the Way

The NWS has announced a "long duration winter weather event" with freezing rain and up to an inch of snow.

Go Tree Tapping at Long Island's Maple Sugaring Events

Learn all about how maple syrup goes from sap to sugar at these hands-on informational events!

Where to Have Some Snowy Day Fun on the Sledding Slopes of Long Island

Have some fun gliding down the slippery, snow blanketed hills across Long Island this Winter!

The 18th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count and Where to Bird Watch on Long Island

Do your part and don’t miss out on the 18th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count!

Flooding & Icy Roads to Create Messy Evening Commute Monday

With snow, rain, slush, and ice continuing to build up on roadways, Monday's Evening Commute is gearing up to be a wet, wintery mess.

Snow Totals for Winter Storm Linus: Super Bowl Sunday's Super Snow Covers LI with a Few More Inches of Snow

Exactly one week after Winter Storm Juno, dubbed "The Blizzard of 2015", Winter Storm Linus has left some areas of Long Island covered with an additional 2-4 inches of snow.
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