North Fork Environmental Council is one of the oldest grassroots-based environmental organizations on Long Island. NFEC’s over 1200 members, supporters and volunteers are dedicated to the preservation of the quality of the resources and the way of life that make the North Fork a unique place to live, work and visit. Find out more about NFEC’s work here. Check out the NFEC WATER BASICS guide on our Resources page.
LIISMA (Long Island Invasive Species Management Area) is a volunteer partnership of over 50 organizations from the geographic area that includes Staten Island (Richmond County), Long Island (Queens, Kings [Brooklyn], Nassau and Suffolk counties) and eleven additional coastal plain islands. LIISMA’s mission to help preserve 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 species. See their iMap Guides on our Resources page.
Peconic Green Growth (PGG) seeks to integrate the preservation and enhancement of natural resources, development of sustainable communities, and design of public space. By brokering a balance between the natural and built environment, PGG will foster both environmental sustainability and human activity in watershed communities. A multidisciplinary approach to public infrastructure and space, incorporating art and design, can provide public amenity, support livability, and maximize benefit of resources.