LIRR Expansion Project: Third Track

Sustainable Long Island provided support in the form of public comment by Executive Director Ann Fangmann at one of the six recent public meetings held by the MTA on the plan to build a third track between Floral Park and Hicksville on the Long Island Rail Road.

These scoping meetings gave residents and interested parties […]

Pedestrian Wayfinding is Worth the Investment (LIBN)

Written by Ann Fangmann, Executive Director, Sustainable Long Island

Communities across the country are following a movement of applying an art-like strategy to pedestrian wayfinding that bridges neighborhoods and healthy lifestyles. Commonly defined as spatial problem solving or environmental graphic design, wayfinding promotes walkability and multimodal transportation in urban and suburban communities. The State […]

Beautification Efforts in Central Islip

With over 20 volunteers from Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) known as the NEFCU Cares Crew, Sustainable Long Island recently led a beautification effort at Teatro Yerbabruja Downtown Performing Arts Center; the site of previous community garden and raingarden builds.

With shovels, rakes, and paint brushes in hand, volunteers first cleaned, weeded, and replanted […]

Healthy Corner Store Project – Weir’s Community Market

The Healthy Corner Store Project, an effort of the Suffolk County Food Policy Council’s Food Equity Subcommittee, held a kickoff event at the Weir’s Community Market in Medford on Friday, May 13, 2016. The project targets communities that typically lack access to healthy, affordable food options and aims to improve the quality of options […]

Film Screening: Biophilic Design

Sustainable Long Island’s Film Screening Series Thursday, August 4, 2016 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm Hosted by Farrell Fritz, P.C. Hauppauge Office – Lower Level Conference Center 100 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788

On Thursday, August 4 2016 at the Farrell Fritz, P.C. Hauppauge Office, Sustainable Long Island presented an exclusive screening of Biophilic Design – […]

Sustainable LI Awarded Grant from NEFCU

Ann Fangmann, Executive Director, Sustainable Long Island and Valerie Garguilo, VP of Marketing and Community Relations, NEFCU

Sustainable Long Island has been awarded $15,000 from the Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) in support of environmental initiatives, including a raingarden build at the Clark Botanic Garden in partnership with the Town of North Hempstead […]