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When visiting preserves, farms and gardens, please take care and be safe: follow all CDC, New York State and local health department COVID-19 guidelines, including face masks and social distancing. Thank You!
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Upcoming Programs

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Making Miso for Umami
Saturday, September 18, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Bridge Gardens
Please join us for a cooking demonstration, led by Justin Ruaysamran and Garden Director Rick Bogusch, and learn how to create fermented miso paste. Miso is a perfect addition to soups, stews and as an ingredient in marinades for fish or chicken to give you that “umami” flavor. Bring your cooking to the next level! Enjoy a tasting and take home the recipe to create it in your own kitchen.
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$20/person, space is limited, reservations required. 
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To register call 631.283.3195 ext. 117 or email Events@PeconicLandTrust.org. Please leave your name and call back number.
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LI AgriCULTURE: Celebrating Local Foods with the Power of Film

Saturday, September 18, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Farms at CSJ Brentwood
Free outdoor screening of the local documentary, Farming the Future: Farm Life of Long Island. The screening will feature a tour of St. Joseph’s Farms at CSJ Brentwood, a Q&A with local experts, food, live music, a playground for the kids, and more! Remember to bring picnic blankets and chairs!
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Morning Meditation
Sunday, September 26
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Quail Hill Farm
Whether you’re a beginner or decades long meditation practitioner, you’ll enjoy the 35 acres of peace and beauty of Quail Hill Farm as you practice seated (zazen) and walking meditation (basic instructions here) with local Zen buddhist practitioner Peter Corbett and fellow members of the community.
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Please arrive no later than 9am so we may start together on time.
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Please feel free to RSVP to as many of these as you like, and secure tickets for your friends/family. You can RSVP on eventbrite here.
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For questions or comments email peter@corbett.vc
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Autumn Open House
Saturday, October 16
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Bridge Gardens
Explore the gardens with our scavenger hunt, experience the sculpture exhibition with a guided walk led by curator Cheryl Sokolow, and channel your inner creativity with a variety of craft activities for children and adults. Program partners include South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo), SHINE Hamptons and Summerhill Landscapes.
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Complimentary refreshments will be provided.
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Free! Donations appreciated; reservations requested. Rain or shine.
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To register call 631.283.3195 ext. 117 or email Events@PeconicLandTrust.org. Please leave your name and call back number.
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Free Lawn Care Advice Tuesdays
with Paul Wagner
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Bridge Gardens
Since 2014, lawn and landscape professional Paul Wagner of Greener Pastures Organics has provided free lawn care advice weekly to homeowners and professional landscapers at Bridge Gardens. Paul will be at Bridge Gardens
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays until October 5th.
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Our Free Advice Tuesdays program is a partnership with Perfect Earth Project.
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And you can always email us with questions, and photos, to LawnExpert@PeconicLandTrust.org
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Herstory Writers Workshop:
Memoir Writing to Heal our Communities, Spirit and Land
Phase 2: Regeneration, Resilience and Rebirth
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Zoom
Artwork by Gwynne Duncan for Herstory’s Paintings for Justice archive
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We invite you to join our expanded intergenerational writing circle.
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This workshop will engage farmers, environmental activists, workers from all parts of the food chain, students in the public humanities, land donors and community stakeholders who will come together to give voice to the personal stories that will help inform the creation of new solutions for a verdant, sustainable, and just use of our natural and human resources, wind, water, and land.
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Come once or twice to tell a particular story that needs to be told. Or continue week after week to shape stories for readings, web publications, or book-length projects. Or come just to listen.
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Click here to register and learn more.
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Uncommon Ground IV
On Display through September 2022
Bridge Gardens
Come explore the Peconic Land Trust’s Bridge Gardens and the newly installed sculpture exhibition, Uncommon Ground IV curated by Cheryl Sokolow of C Fine Art, Inc. The exhibition features over 20 large contemporary, abstract sculptures by internationally recognized artists and explores the interplay between the natural and cultivated substrate or “ground” from which they seemingly are born. Exhibition on display through September 2022.
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We have a new Scavenger Hunt for September!
When you’re out exploring nature this month, look for these items and tag us on Instagram or Facebook using #PeconicScavengerHunt.
  • Bench
  • Cluster of Grapes
  • Corn
  • Fishing Boat
  • Seaside Goldenrod
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Upcoming Programs!

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The Following Programs are Available to View Online Now . . .
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Virtual Through Farms and Fields

On Sunday, August 1st we celebrated our local bounty with a virtual Through Farms and Fields. Throughout the program we heard from local producers including the Trust’s Quail Hill Farm Director, Layton Guenther, community gardeners from the Trust’s Agricultural Center at Charnews Farm, the Hampton Oyster Company and more.
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Peconinic Trivia Hour
On Saturday, June 5 we had a great time with friends of the Trust with our first Peconinic Trivia interactive quiz.
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If you missed the program — or just want to play along again — check out the 21 questions about the lands you have help protect throughout eastern Long Island.
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Nature’s Best Hope: A Conversation with Doug Tallamy

Missed our talk in June, featuring Doug Tallamy?
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Program in partnership with The Leo S. Walsh Foundation and Quogue Wildlife Refuge.
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We are on Social Media:
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Facebook:
@PeconicLandTrust @BridgeGardens @QuailHillFarm @AgCenterCharnews
Instagram:
@PeconicLandTrust @QuailHillFarm
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Follow us for the latest updates on programs and visits to nature preserves.
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Tag us on Facebook or Instagram with your photos of the places you know and love on Long Island!
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You make our work possible. Thank you!

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Peconic Land Trust | 631.283.3195 | Info@PeconicLandTrust.org
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Peconic Land Trust conserves Long Island’s Working Farms, Natural Lands, 
and Heritage for our Communities Now and in the Future. 
To learn more, visit us online at
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Connections, the Peconic Land Trust’s fun, educational and recreational programs, are designed to promote a conservation ethic by providing you with information about, and access to, the working farms and natural lands that embody Long Island’s rural heritage. Connections programs are underwritten by contributions to the Peconic Land Trust’s Annual Fund. Your support is important to helping us sustain and advance our work on behalf of the community. Thank you!
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Please note: The Peconic Land Trust does not collect or distribute the funds from the 2% real estate transfer tax. The Peconic Land Trust raises its operating budget through charitable gifts and payment for professional services. The 2% real estate transfer fee paid by buyers for the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund goes directly to the Town in which the property purchased is located. Learn more >>>
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The Peconic Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.
Financial Disclosure Statement: A copy of the last financial report filed with the 
New York State Attorney General may be obtained in writing from: 
New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, Attn: FOIL Officer, 
28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005 or 
Peconic Land Trust, 296 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968.
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