Jan - Feb 2021
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Wishing you a very safe, healthy and happy New Year
from all of us at the Peconic Land Trust.
We are thankful for the multitude of ways you support our work
and look forward to connecting with you in 2021!
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We are re-creating many of our in-person programs into virtual events. So please stay in touch with us and visit our online calendar and blog at www.PeconicLandTrust.org for the latest updates.
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Upcoming Workshop
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Everlasting Heart Wreath
Saturday, February 6, 2:00 p.m.
ZOOM Workshop
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, join us and create a dried flower heart wreath. Led by Diana Conklin of Everlastings by Diana, follow along on Zoom as she shows you step by step how to create a beautiful decoration for your home. Workshop includes a kit with heart shaped vine base and a bouquet of dried herbs and flowers from Diana’s garden. You will need a covered work surface, a hot glue gun with extra glue sticks, and the Zoom app on your computer or tablet. Registration is limited, pre-registration and prepayment required. Registration ends January 25.
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$25 includes all materials. Please register by January 25th by calling 631-283-3195 or emailing events@peconiclandtrust.org.
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Upcoming Zoom Webinars

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Long Island Grown:

Changing Tides in Marine Farming

Thursday, January 21, 6:00 p.m.

ZOOM Presentation!

If you enjoy the taste of fresh, locally caught shellfish, there’s a story behind their arrival to your dinner plate. Starting with the effects of climate change to the impact of algal blooms on our local bays and wetlands, our local shellfish farmers have adjusted in recent years to ensure you can enjoy your favorite oysters, scallops and clams. Join us for a conversation featuring three individuals in the industry.
Moderated by journalist Charity Robey, our panelists are:
FREE! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Register today!
You will need to download the Zoom platform to your laptop, desktop, tablet or smart phone. Basic information on how to do this is available on Zoom.us
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The Living Shoreline

Thursday, February 11, 6:00 p.m.

ZOOM Presentation!

Creating a “living shoreline” is critical to stabilizing erosion of our beaches and waterfront, an all-too-common occurrence due to the impact of climate change. Join us for a conversation with three experts to hear the story of their successful partnership to help stem the tide of beach erosion affecting local beaches in our area.
Moderated by Dr. Kathleen Fallon, Coastal Processes and Hazards Specialist with NY Sea Grant, panelists include:
FREE! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Register today!
You will need to download the Zoom platform to your laptop, desktop, tablet or smart phone. Basic information on how to do this is available on Zoom.us
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We have a new Scavenger Hunt for January!

When you’re out exploring nature this month, look for these items and tag us on Instagram or Facebook using #PeconicScavengerHunt.
  • Animal Tracks
  • Ice on the water
  • Leaf still on a tree
  • Pinecone
  • Squirrel

Excerpts form Peconic Land Trust’s Connections / January & February.

For complete Connections,

please visit: www.peconiclandtrust.org

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AAQ / Resource: Apple Honda Riverhead

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