Zoom Conversations

with Local Farmers and Producers

We hope that you, your family and friends are staying healthy and safe
during these challenging times. Please take care!

Long Island Grown Returns:

Food and Beverage Artisans at Work

Our popular Bridge Gardens

conversation series is moving to


Thursday, May 14
7:00 pm
Please join us to meet four of our scheduled panelists for the spring lecture series on Zoom — with moderator Laura Donnelly — sure to be an exciting conversation with Long Island farmers and producers.
Featuring more stories and perspectives from the fields! Panelists include:
Registration Required to participate in the Zoom call — click here to register now.
We will also be live streaming on Facebook!
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
Thank you to everyone who joined us on
May 7 for the talk
Women in Farming: Growing Food on Long Island
with special thanks to our moderator, Charity Robey, and panelists Patty Gentry of Early Girl Farm, Jennifer Halsey-Dupree of Milk Pail Farm and Jennifer Pike of Pike Farms.
Missed the conversation? You can watch it here now!

Save the Date: Saturday, June 6

A special Peconinic event on Zoom

a conversation with

Peconic Land Trust President

John v.H. Halsey



Scott Chaskey

Peconinic 2020: a virtual event to celebrate
Conservation, Conversation and Chaskey!
Zoom details coming soon.

Bridge Gardens

Tours and Garden Tips Right in Your Home

Rick Bogusch, Paul Wagner and Kathy Kennedy are bringing you garden tips and virtual tours from Bridge Gardens to Facebook, Instagram and on our website.
You can tune in to see:
  • Rick on spring vegetable planting: Carrots, Leafy Lettuce, Beets, Leeks and more! Watch now>>>
This Week: In honor of National Public Gardens Week, Rick is giving a daily tour of an area and plants of the garden . . . the Virtual tour started this past Sunday, May 10 and runs through Sunday, May 17!
What to look for:
  • Sunday, May 10: Summer Snowflakes and St. Olaf Perennial Geraniums
  • Monday, May 11: Japanese Maple, Bush Honeysuckle, and the Crabapple
  • Tuesday, May 12: Oak Leaf Hydrangea
  • Wednesday, May 13: Woad
  • Thursday, May 14: Currants
  • Friday, May 15: Rose Garden
  • Saturday, May 16: Pear and Apple Orchard
  • Sunday, May 17: Groundcover plants
You can follow along on Facebook and/or Instagram. And we will be posting them also on our website . . . check out our blog for updates daily!
And, coming next week:
  • Rick and Kathy will tour the herb garden and
  • Paul Wagner’s weekly Lawn Expert sessions start on Tuesday, May 19. Email your questions to LawnExpert@PeconicLandTrust.org
Bridge Gardens is open daily, from 10 am to 4 pm — please observe all social distancing guidelines from the CDC, state and local health departments, including maintaining 6 feet of distance and wearing a mask or face covering in public.
Bridge Gardens: 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton, New York.
Birdhouse Building Online Workshop with Brian Kennedy…
Video instructions will be posted on our
Blog, Facebook and Instagram pages on May 15
Looking for an activity? Join us for a virtual workshop with Brian Kennedy of FixHampton who will guide you through building your very own birdhouse for our feathered friends!
For do-it-yourselfers, get the plans and instructions to create the birdhouse from a 4 foot long 1″x6″ pine board.
Prefer get your own kit of pre-cut and pre-drilled materials? We are putting together a limited number of kits that you can purchase from our website: Click here to get your kit — $10/each. There are a few still available!
The pre-purchased kits are available for contact-less pick up. Once you order your kit, we’ll set up a pick up time for you. Locations will be on the North and South Forks.
Have questions? Contact Kathy Kennedy at KKennedy@PeconicLandTrust.org
If you are looking to get outside for a walk or hike, please check out our Places to Visit page on the website for information on preserved lands in your neighborhood.
Please observe all social distancing guidelines from the CDC, state and local health departments, including maintaining 6 feet of distance and wearing a mask or face covering in public.
Stay connected!
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programming and conservation on Long Island!
Peconic Land Trust | 631.283.3195 | Info@PeconicLandTrust.org
Peconic Land Trust conserves Long Island’s Working Farms, Natural Lands, and Heritage for our Communities Now and in the Future.
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!
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, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271 or
Peconic Land Trust, PO Box 1776, Southampton, NY 11969.




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