Seventh Annual Long Island Natural History Conference














Envision Plum Island's Conservation District

Louise Harrison
New York Outreach Coordinator, Save the Sound’s Plum Island Campaign

Abstract: Save the Sound and The Nature Conservancy, sponsors, along with the New York Natural Heritage Program and Preserve Plum Island Coalition leaders, will gather your ideas for best conservation outcomes for 600+ acres the Town of Southold has placed in a unique zoning category: Plum Island Conservation District. Your concerns and advice will be factored into the preparation of a larger, proposed transfer and use plan being prepared with funding from Save the Sound and The Nature Conservancy. When complete, that plan that will be used to promote the best possible outcomes for Plum Island.

Long Island Natural History Conference attendees are the experts needed to ensure carefully considered protective measures and stewardship activities will be incorporated into the transfer and use plan’s recommendations.

This is a working lunch with boxed lunches provided. Limited capacity; advance registration required: contact Louise Harrison after March 1st at Registrants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Heritage Program’s 2016 Plum Island Biodiversity Inventory at in advance of the workshop.