The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is the nation's largest private conservation grant-maker. NFWF works with both the public and private sectors to protect and restore our nation’s fish, wildlife, plants and habitats for current and future generations. Learn more.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was created on July 1, 1970 to combine in a single agency all state programs designed to protect and enhance the environment.
The Smithtown Department of Environment and Waterways (DEW) provides detailed environmental analysis of all public and private projects (such as the construction of roads, shopping centers, and private homes) and makes specific environmental recommendations to the Town Board. The department also develops and implements environmental improvement and protection projects. Learn more.
The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) is a bi-state partnership consisting of federal and state agencies, user groups, concerned organizations, and individuals dedicated to restoring and protecting the Sound.
The Long Island Native Plant Initiative (LINPI) is an all-volunteer cooperative effort of over 30 non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, nursery professionals, and citizens. The mission of this organization is to protect the genetic integrity and heritage of Long Island native plant populations and thus biodiversity from a landscape to genetic level, by establishing commercial sources of genetically appropriate local (ecotypic) plant materials for use in nursery, landscaping, and habitat restoration activities. Learn more.
The Long Island Invasive Species Management Area (LIISMA) is a voluntary partnership of many organizations working together to conserve biodiversity, wildlife habitat, recreation resources, scenic quality, and crop production, while protecting human health and safety, by facilitating cooperation and coordination among land owners and managers to reduce the threat of human-introduced invasive species. Learn more.
The Fort Salonga Property Owners' Association is a group of residents working together as a civic association to ensure the best possible outcome for the community regarding the proposed high density cluster development of the Indian Hills Country Club. Learn more.
The Seatuck Environmental Association is a member-supported 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to conserving Long Island wildlife and the environment. Learn more.
Sweetbriar Nature Center is situated on 54 acres of varied garden, woodland, field and wetland habitats on the Nissequogue River. Hundreds of species of plants and animals make homes there. Learn more.
The North Shore Land Alliance is a not-for-profit land trust formed to protect and preserve, in perpetuity, the green spaces, farmlands, wetlands, groundwater and historical sites of Long Island’s north shore for the enhancement of quality of life and benefit of future generations. Learn more.
The Peconic Land Trust, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established in 1983 by John v.H. Halsey and a small group of local residents to ensure the protection of Long Island’s working farms, natural lands, and heritage. Learn more.
Nelson, Pope & Voorhis, LLC (NP&V) is an environmental planning firm with a wealth of experience to bring to complex environmental analysis, planning and feasibility, resource assessment and site investigations.