Conserving Long Islands Working Farms and Natural Lands

Upcoming Events

The following is a list of Connections and Special Events, by date.

To make a reservation or for more information and directions, contact us at 631.283.3195 ext 19 or email to events@peconiclandtrust.org.

For reservations, please include your name, number in your party, and contact information (phone or email address).

A downloadable PDF of Connections is also available. The March/April 2016 edition is available now.

Please check the calendar below for all updates.

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Events

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Mar 5, 2017
Sold Out: 2017 Spring Lecture Series, Long Island Grown IV
Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Sold Out: It's Here! The Trust's annual lecture series begins today, and features a panel discussion with local farmers and producers, moderated by Laura Donnelly.

Join us to hear from these men and women who are growing and producing your food on Long Island and taking innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to their work.

Today's panel includes Matt Schmitt of Schmitt Farms, Ron Goerler of Jamesport Vineyards, and Chef Jason Weiner of Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton.

Presentation will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. and concludes with light refreshments and a chance to meet and mingle.

Individual tickets are $30/person, $25/Bridge Gardens Member. Purchase the full, 4-part series for $100/person, $80/Bridge Gardens Member and receive a one-year subscription to the Edible magazine of your choice: East End, Long Island, Brooklyn, or Manhattan.

Space is limited, pre-paid reservations are a must. Registration begins on February 13. For more information and to reserve with your credit card, please call Robin at 631.283.3195, ext. 19 or email to Events@PeconicLandTrust.org.

Special thanks to our Media Sponsor, Edible Magazine.


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Mar 18, 2017
Annual Volunteer Orientation
Two locations

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Are you thinking of volunteering time in the community? Why not join friends and neighbors to volunteer extra time in support of conservation!

Our volunteer orientation will give you the chance to meet others who share your enthusiasm for Long Island's open spaces, and to learn of the many ways you can help support our work.

With locations on the North and South Forks, you'll hear of opportunities to volunteer that suit a wide variety of interests.

On the North Fork: North Fork Stewardship Center, 22600 Main Road, Cutchogue

On the South Fork: Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton

Choose the one most convenient to you and then rsvp by Wednesday, March 15 to Kathy Kennedy at 631.283.3195, ext. 29 or by email to kkennedy@peconiclandtrust.org.

Refreshments provided.


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Mar 19, 2017
Sold Out: 2017 Spring Lecture Series, Long Island Grown IV
Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Sold Out: The Trust's annual lecture series continues with a new panel featuring local farmers and producers, moderated by Laura Donnelly.

Join us to hear from the men and women who are growing and producing your food on Long Island and taking innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to their work.

Today's panel includes Al Krupski of Krupski Farms, Ray Wellen of Green Thumb Organic Farm, Barbara Shinn of Shinn Estate Vineyards, and Chef Dee Muma of Dark Horse Restaurant in Riverhead.

Presentation will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. and concludes with light refreshments and a chance to meet and mingle.

Individual tickets are $30/person, $25/Bridge Gardens Member. Space is limited, pre-paid reservations are a must.

For more information and to reserve with your credit card, please call Robin at 631.283.3195, ext. 19 or email to Events@PeconicLandTrust.org.

Special thanks to our Media Sponsor, Edible Magazine.


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Mar 24, 2017
LI Natural History Conference
Berkner Auditorium, Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY

The Trust is pleased to be a sponsor of the largest regional forum on Long Island's natural environment.

Perfect for anyone interested in the sciences, this 3-day symposium, which includes a day for field trips, offers an outstanding opportunity to hear about up-to-the-minute research in the fields of biology and natural history.

This year's program features two days of workshops with top experts discussing research on everything from salt marshes and local water quality issues, to studies on horseshoe crabs, brook trout, white shark nursing areas, and Plum Island.

Conference is $40/person, $25/students. For more information, including schedule of workshops, presenters and field trips, and to register, please visit LongIslandNature.org.


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Mar 25, 2017
Long Island Natural History Conference
Berkner Auditorium, Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY

The Trust is pleased to be a sponsor of the largest regional forum on Long Island's natural environment.

Perfect for anyone interested in the sciences, this 3-day symposium, including a day for field trips, offers an outstanding opportunity to hear about up-to-the-minute research in the fields of biology and natural history.

This year's program features two days of workshops with top experts discussing research on everything from salt marshes and local water quality issues, to studies on horseshoe crabs, brook trout, white shark nursing areas, and Plum Island.

Conference is $40/person, $25/students. For more information, including schedule of workshops, presenters and field trips, and to register, please visit LongIslandNature.org.


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Mar 25, 2017
Spring Pruning with Jackson Dodds
Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton

1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Please join us at the garden to meet Jackson Dodds, Certified ISA Arborist and current President of the L.I. Arborist Association.

Jackson will demonstrate the basic steps to spring pruning of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs, present detailed plant specific information, and lead a guided walk with Garden Manager Rick Bogusch.

Learn proper techniques, timing of pruning for various plants, and general tree and shrub management. Bring your questions for discussion.

$10/person, free to Bridge Gardens and Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons members. Rain cancels.


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Mar 25, 2017
Community Gardener Orientation
Bridge Gardens, 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Join a Community Garden and Get Growing!

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 improve your health.

We're celebrating three years at Bridge Gardens - why not join today? Our community garden offers rich soil, a 10'x20' gardening space, irrigation, and expert help.

Sign up today and then attend our orientation where you'll choose your plot, take a tour to get the "lay of the land," learn the guidelines, share resource information, and get all your questions answered. Space fills up fast, so contact us today for your application.

For more information, including prices, contact Denise Markut at dmarkut@peconiclandtrust.org or call her at 631.734.5630 prior to the orientation.


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