Check out some of Sustainable Long Island’s Reduce Rain Runoff educational materials!

As an educational component of Sustainable Long Island’s Reduce Rain Runoff initiative, Sustainable Long Island developed educational materials to raise awareness and included practical, easily implementable techniques to reduce rain runoff at home or in the workplace in order to improve resiliency, enhance water quality, and protect and improve the local environment.

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Check out some of Sustainable Long Island’s new Disaster Preparedness educational materials!

After years of working in communities affected by natural disasters, such as Hurricane Sandy and Tropical Storm Irene, Sustainable Long Island launched a Disaster Preparedness Program in 2015. Read more here!

Be Prepared for the Next Disaster

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Additional Resources

Disaster Preparedness Resource Guide

Utilizing Social Media

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Sherman Brown Park Raingarden Build

Sustainable Long Island recently conducted a raingarden build at Sherman Brown Park in Long Beach.

This garden is a form of green infrastructure that will collect rain water, capture pollutants, and allow for increased water infiltration.

The garden was built with a dry creek bed, which will help direct stormwater through the site. Over […]

Sherman Brown Raingarden Build

Earlier this week, Sustainable Long Island conducted a raingarden build at Sherman Brown Park in Long Beach.

This garden is a form of green infrastructure that will collect rain water, capture pollutants, and allow for increased water infiltration.

The garden was built with a dry creek bed, which will help direct stormwater through […]

“Yes We Can” Community Garden Build

On August 26, the Town of North Hempstead and Sustainable Long Island held a community garden build and planting workshop at the “Yes We Can” Community Center. Youth from the community center and seniors from Magnolia Gardens constructed five cedar raised garden beds – filling them with soil and planting cold tolerant crops, […]

Youth-staffed Farmers’ Markets Field Trip

Sustainable Long Island recently took 27 members from the Freeport, Flanders, Bellport, and Wyandanch farmers’ markets (youth staff, volunteers, and chaperones) to Goodale Farms, a meat and dairy farm in Riverhead, NY.

The groups toured the farm and learned about milk and cheese production. They also had the opportunity to feed goats, cows, and […]

LI Compost lands anaerobic digester project

(via Innovate LI) – One of New York State’s most innovative and ambitious sustainable-energy projects will be centered on Long Island.

An anaerobic digester – which converts food waste, grass clippings and other organic byproducts that would otherwise clog up landfills into clean energy, water and fertilizers – will be installed at Long Island […]