Sustainable Long Island and the PSEG Foundation Launch Regional Rain Garden Website

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, Sustainable Long Island and PSEG Long Island hosted a press conference on the critical condition of Long Island’s aquifers, green infrastructure practices and water conservation at PSEG Long Island, 15 Park Drive, Melville, NY 11747.

Sustainable Long Island works every day to promote environmental health, along with economic development and social equity for all Long Islanders. The newly launched rain garden website was made possible with funding provided for by the PSEG Foundation. The site will help Sustainable Long Island continue to educate Long Islanders, and improve environmental health region-wide.

Guest speakers at the conference included Charlotte Biblow, Esq., Farrell Fritz, P.C., Sustainable Long Island Board President, John O’Connell, Vice President Transmission and Distribution, PSEG Long Island, Sustainable Long Island Board Member, L. Von Kuhen Ph.D., Executive Director, Sustainable Long Island, Rusty Schmidt, Landscape Ecologist, Nelson, Pope & Voorhis LLC., Jack Schnirman, City Manager, City of Long Beach.

Sustainable Long Island has undertaken rain garden planting and beautification efforts at Teatro Yerbabruja Performing Arts Center in Central Islip, East Islip High School, the Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson, the Cove Animal Rescue in Glen Cove, and the City of Long Beach.

To view News12 Long Island’s coverage of the press conference, please visit Sustainable Long Island’s YouTube page.

For questions, please contact Gabrielle Lindau, Director of Communication and Development, at 516-873-0230 or

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