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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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Uncommon Ground IV” Curator’s Walk
Saturday, November 6, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Bridge Gardens
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Join us to explore the large-scale sculptures inhabiting Bridge Gardens landscape right now! Led by curator Cheryl Sokolow of C Fine Art, you’ll hear about the 14 talented sculptors who have installed over 20 pieces of art on display through next summer. Through the curator’s words, you will better understand how the art melds with the landscape to enhance your sensory experience.
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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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Can’t make the Curator’s Walk? Visit Bridge Gardens for a self-guided walk.
Bridge Gardens is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with free admission.
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Wading River Initiative – Info Session

Thursday, November 11, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Zoom!

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For 100 years, the Condzella family has farmed on North Country Road in Wading River. Over the years, parcels were sold. And the family farm, once over 60 acres, today totals just 16. But hopefully, that’s about to change!
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Join us Thursday, November 11th to learn more about this community conservation effort and how, together, we can permanently protect this farmland from development!
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Our goal is to have 50 new gifts this November – culminating on #GivingTuesday – to preserve this vital working farm.
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Free to attend. Registration is required. Click here to register on Zoom.
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Peconic Land Trust Book Club

Thursday, November 18, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Zoom!

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Join us for a discussion on The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World by Carl Safina. Local author and MacArthur Fellow, Safina explores his home on eastern Long Island and travels over the course of a year.
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When purchasing your copy of the book, please consider supporting your local bookseller. Another great option is to borrow the book from your library. If your local library doesn’t have a copy available, they can always interlibrary loan one for you.
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Free to attend. Registration is required. Click here to register on Zoom.
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Herstory Writers Workshop:
Memoir Writing to Heal our Communities, Spirit and Land:
Regeneration, Resilience and Rebirth
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Zoom
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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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We have a new Scavenger Hunt for November!

When you’re out exploring nature this month, look for these items and tag us on Instagram or Facebook using #PeconicScavengerHunt.
  • Acorn
  • Cauliflower
  • Migrating Geese in V Formation
  • Red Leaf
  • Trust Sign at Trailhead
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Plan Ahead!

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December 3rd
4 – 5 pm
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December 12th
11 am to 12:30 pm
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The Following Programs are Available Online Now . . .

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Bats of Long Island

Missed our talk in October?
This program is in partnership with Seatuck Environmental Association.
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George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio

Have you been listening to George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio? Hosted by TV host George Hirsch and co-hosted by chef and award-winning journalist Alex Goetzfried, George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio explores how our lives are connected through food and culture. You can listen live on Sundays at 4:00 p.m. on 88.3 WLIW-FM
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Peconic Land Trust President John Halsey appeared on George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio’s premiere broadcast, Universal, September 19th.
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Former Quail Hill Farm Director, Scott Chaskey appeared on yesterday’s broadcast, Growing, October 31st.
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More programs available on our blog.
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We’re just four weeks away from Giving Tuesday on November 30th. Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving when millions give back to causes that inspire them. Follow us this month to learn how you can make a difference in your community this year by supporting the Peconic Land Trust on Giving Tuesday.
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We are on Social Media:
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Facebook:
@PeconicLandTrust @BridgeGardens @QuailHillFarm @AgCenterCharnews
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Instagram:
@PeconicLandTrust @QuailHillFarm
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
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Peconic Land Trust | 296 Hampton Rd, Southampton, NY 11968

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