Sustainable Long Island Provides Assistance to Roosevelt Community

Sustainable Long Island in collaboration with the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Capital One, Roosevelt Public Library, Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce and Memorial Presbyterian Church will host a series of one-on-one style small business mentoring sessions designed to provide personalized assistance to small businesses and/or aspiring entrepreneurs.

Mentoring session themes will cover strategies […]

Gardenwise: Testing the Waters of Conservation

(East End Beacon) By her own admission, a dear friend of mine has a black thumb. I would be hard- pressed to disagree with her, as most everything she plants quickly withers and dies.

In fact, one day I expect to see some tumbleweeds, a campfire and a harmonica-playing cowboy on her property.


Sustainable Long Island and the ERM Foundation Build Rain Gardens on the Shinnecock Nation

On Wednesday, July 5th and Thursday, July 6th 2017 volunteers from the ERM Foundation, Landscape Ecologist, Rusty Schmidt, Sustainable Long Island staff and members from the Shinnecock community constructed two rain gardens at the Shinnecock Nation Community Center in Southampton, New York. In both gardens, 296 native shrubs, grasses and plants that are resistant to […]