Upcoming Events and Activities

Join us at one or more of these engaging events!

Visit our Online Calendar for all our programming!

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For more information or to reserve your space,
please call 631.283.3195 or
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Meet and Greet at Cornucopia Natural Foods
Friday, February 28, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
39 North Main Street, Sayville, NY
Stop by the market this evening to stock your fridge and pantry for the weekend, and a percentage of all sales will benefit the Trust! Did you know they buy some of their fresh, organically-grown produce from nearby farms in Brookhaven? We’ll be there to greet customers and share information about the Trust, come see us!
To learn more about Cornucopia Natural Foods, check out their website!
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8th Annual Long Island Nature Organization Conference
Friday and Saturday, March 20 – 21
Berkner Auditorium, Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY
The Peconic Land Trust is co-sponsor of the largest regional forum on Long Island’s natural environment. Perfect for anyone interested in the sciences, this symposium offers up-to-the-minute research and current information on various subjects in the fields of biology and natural sciences. This year’s presentations include the impact of climate change on birds, the disappearance of mature bay scallops this past summer, red fox on Fire Island, Eastern box turtles, Long Island’s mushrooms and updates on white sharks, Northern long-eared bats, and more. The 2-day program features presentations with top experts in their field.
For more information, including the full schedule of workshops, and presenters, please visit www.LongIslandNature.org.
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Starting Seeds at the Farm
Saturday, March 28, 10:00 a.m.
Quail Hill Farm, Deep Lane, Amagansett
Extra hands are needed for our annual seed planting workshop! Please join us and help the farm get a head start on this year’s crops. You’ll work side by side with Farm Director Layton Guenther to plant a variety of seeds in the trays destined for the greenhouse, and learn about the importance of making and using compost. All participants are invited to return on May 16 to transplant the seedlings into the fields of the Farm.
Free! Rain or shine. Please park on Deep Lane, reached via Town Lane or Side Hill Lane, and meet Layton at the farm’s greenhouse. Reservations requested.
To learn more about Quail Hill Farm, take a look at our page!
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Cove Beach Clean Up
Saturday, April 4, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1 driveway west of Ruth Oliva Preserve, 11855 Route 48, East Marion
Let’s get moving! Get outdoors and make a difference as we work together to clean up the beach. Help us protect local and migrating birds, fish and small mammals that could be injured by this debris. We’ll provide garbage bags and work gloves, just bring your energy, a water bottle, and a friend! Clean up in partnership with Surfrider Foundation.
Reservations requested. Parking is down the long driveway just to the west of the Ruth Oliva Preserve. Look for our sign on the road. Rain cancels.
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Build a Birdhouse Workshop
Saturday, April 18, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Quail Hill Farm, Deep Lane, Amagansett
Bring the family to Quail Hill for a fun-filled afternoon creating nesting boxes for our feathered friends. Guided by Brian Kennedy of Fixhampton, you will assemble a birdhouse from pre-cut materials and learn more about ways to attract songbirds to your backyard. Take home your birdhouse along with a wealth of information about backyard birding!
Materials for this program generously donated by Riverhead Building Supply, Inc.
$10/birdhouse, space is limited, reservations required. Rain or shine.
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The Vegetable Garden, Step 1: Your Soil’s Health
Saturday, April 25, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton
Please join Garden Manager Rick Bogusch and Paul Wagner of Greener Pastures Organicsand learn how to maximize your garden’s soil health. From taking soil samples to creating compost and compost tea, you’ll learn the science behind creating great soil to ensure the best foundation for the garden. Proper fertilization and tips to keep your garden productive through December will also be discussed. Questions welcome, and be prepared to take notes! Program in partnership with Perfect Earth Project.
$5/person, free to Bridge Gardens Members. Reservations requested, rain or shine.
To learn more information about Bridge Gardens, check out our page!
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Get Growing:

Join the Community Garden

at the Trust’s Agricultural Center in Southold!

Community Gardens provide more than just rich soil for individuals and families to grow their own food, herbs, and flowers, they also build social connections and provide a way to stay active and healthy. Join today! Our Ag Center location offers plenty of gardening space, rich soil, irrigation, and expert help. Membership fees range depending on plot size.
Sign up today, and then attend the orientation:
Saturday, April 25, 10:00 a.m.
at the Agricultural Center at Charnews Farm,
3005 Youngs Avenue, in Southold,
followed by a potluck lunch – bring a dish to share.
Orientation offers a tour, overview of guidelines and resource information, and Q & A. Space fills up fast, get your application today!
For more information, contact Denise Markut at DMarkut@PeconicLandTrust.org or call 631.734.5630.
To learn more about the Ag Center, take a look at our page!
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The 2020 growing season is upon us at

Quail Hill Farm

Are you ready to start enjoying fresh,
organically grown produce from the farm?
We have memberships available for the
2020 Summer Season
Sign up today to get your share!
Members pick weekly from both the fields and the farmstand, and with over 30 acres in cultivation, the variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers will delight you!
The Picking Season begins in early June.
Individual, Family, and Box shares are available.
For more information, please visit:
or call Robin at 631.283.3195, ext. 19.
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Connections possible!

Call us at 631.283.3195

or visit us online to make a gift today.

Thank you!

 

www.peconiclandtrust.org

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