Sustainable Long Island Names Ann Fangmann, AICP New Executive Director

Sustainable Long Island announced today the appointment of Ann Fangmann, AICP as its new Executive Director. The appointment is effective immediately.

“Ann brings a wealth of knowledge, guidance, and creativity to Sustainable Long Island along with a deep-rooted sense of commitment to our region’s sustainability sector,” said Charlotte Biblow, Sustainable Long Island Board […]

Keeping The Community Informed – Long Beach Comprehensive Plan

(via Long Beach Herald) In an effort to rebuild a more sustainable Long Beach, the city’s Department of Economic Development continues to advance its Comprehensive Plan in accordance with feedback gathered at community input meetings last spring.

Director of Economic Development Patricia Bourne and planners from Sustainable Long Island and Cameron Engineering — two […]

Three Villagers talk sidewalks – General Theory of Walkability forum

To have sidewalks or to not have sidewalks — that was the topic of debate for residents and town and county officials during a forum, The General Theory of Walkability, on Oct. 22 at the Setauket Neighborhood House.

Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartright (D-Port Jefferson Station), Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn (D-Setauket), members of […]

TD Trees Planting – Long Beach

As part of the City of Long Beach’s City-wide effort to replant thousands of trees that were toppled or damaged as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Sustainable Long Island worked with volunteers from TD Bank and the City of Long Beach’s Department of Public Works on October 14, 2015 planting 31 trees along JJ […]

Complete Streets Focus Group Meeting – Wyandanch

Sustainable Long Island recently held a Complete Streets Focus Group Meeting, with an emphasis on health and wellness, at the Wyandanch Senior Nutrition Center on 9/30/15. Sustainable Long Island has been working in partnership with the Long Island Health Collaborative (LIHC) and the Town of Babylon Office of Downtown regarding the development of a Complete […]

Teatro Yerbabruja Raingarden Build

Last month, Sustainable Long Island worked with Nelson, Pope, & Voorhis to design, plan, and implement a raingarden in partnership with Teatro Experimental Yerbabruja at the Central Islip Arts Center.

Staff and volunteers enriched the 10′ x 25′ site with compost, planted over 90 native perennials, and constructed a trench leading to a […]

Citi Foundation Awards $40,000 to Sustainable Long Island

Sustainable Long Island announced it has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Citi Foundation in support of the nonprofit organization’s recovery and resiliency efforts throughout the City of Long Beach. This ongoing program aims to strengthen Long Beach small businesses and their workforce through a variety of economic, environmental, and marketing programs.

“Thanks to […]