Master List of External Pine Barrens Web Site Links
(Updated through 11/22/13)

The links included here are those
(1) which can be found elsewhere on this Central Pine Barrens web site,
(2) to organizations with which the Commission or its cooperators work,
(3) to organizations with related or overlapping environmental, civic,
economic, educational, governmental or planning interests,
or (4) those to parent organizations of local groups.

They are organized into the categories below.
To suggest new links, report new URLs or broken links, or submit other corrections, e-mail webmaster.


Government Organizations
Private Organizations on Long Island, NY
Private Organizations outside Long Island
  •  Federal
  • New York State
  • Suffolk County
  • Brookhaven Town
  • Riverhead Town
  • Southampton Town
  • Fire Departments & Districts
  • Public Authorities & Utilities
  • Public Libraries
  • Public Schools & School Districts
  • Other Long Island Municipalities
  • Government outside New York State 
  • Business & Economic
  • Civic, Geographic & General Environmental
  • Colleges, Universities & Educational
  • Historical
  • Land Use and Planning
  • Legal
  • Miscellaneous Cooperators & Vendors
  • News Media
  • Outdoors Recreational
  • Scientific & Technical
  • Business & Economic
  • Civic, Geographic & General Environmental
  • Colleges, Universities & Educational
  • Historical
  • Land Use and Planning
  • Legal
  • Miscellaneous Cooperators & Vendors
  • News Media
  • Outdoors Recreational
  • Scientific & Technical
  • Past press releases:
    To see and browse a local list of past press releases, click here.

    Federal (based in Washington, DC unless otherwise noted):

    New York State  (member of the Commission) and Other Government Organizations Within NYS (based in Albany unless otherwise noted):

  • Adirondack Park Agency (APA)  (Ray Brook)
  • APA - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission  (Albany)
  • Board of Elections
  • Conservation Fund Advisory Board
  • Dept. of Agriculture and Markets  (AgMkts)
  • AgMkts - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Dept. of Civil Service
  • Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
  • DEC - Conservationist  (magazine)
  • DEC - Environmental Protection Fund
  • DEC - Forest Rangers
  • DEC - Law Enforcement
  • DEC - Region 1  (Stony Brook)  (Nassau and Suffolk Counties)
  • DEC - Division of Environmental Permits
  • DEC - Selected Press Releases (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Dept. of Health (DOH)
  • DOH - West Nile Virus
  • Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • DMV - FAQs re Go-Peds, Mini-Bikes, Dirt Bikes, Go-Karts, Motor Assisted Bicycles
  • DMV - FAQs re ATVs
  • DMV - ATV brochure
  • Dept. of State (DOS)
  • DOS - Committee on Open Government (COOG)
  • DOS - COOG - Freedom of Information Law
  • DOS - COOG - Open Meetings Law
  • DOS - Division of Coastal Resources (CR)
  • DOS - CR - Consistency Review
  • DOS - Office of Fire Prevention and Control
  • DOS - Selected Press Releases (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • DOS - State Ethics Commission
  • Dept. of Taxation and Finance
  • Dept. of Transportation (DOT)
  • DOT - Long Island Transportation Plan 2000
  • DOT - Mapping and Geographic Information System (MAGIS)  (includes digital and paper maps)
  • DOT - Region X  (Hauppauge)  (Nassau and Suffolk Counties)
  • DOT - Region X - LI Non-Motorized Transportation Study  (on line survey of bicycle issues with the LI Metropolitan Transportation Council)
  • Disaster Preparedness Commission  (interagency)
  • Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA)  (Latham)
  • DMNA - Historic Picture Gallery 1990 to 2000  (includes 1995 wildfire)
  • DMNA - NY Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing
  • DMNA - NY Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing - 05/05/02 - Wing helps stop pine barrens wildfire in tracks
  • DMNA - NY Army National Guard
  • DMNA - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Division of the Budget
  • Education Department (NYSED)
  • NYSED - NYS Archives
  • NYSED - State Library
  • NYSED - State Library - New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVEL)
  • NYSED - State Library - NYS Government Information Locator Service
  • NYSED - State Museum
  • NYSED - State Museum - Biodiversity Research Institute
  • NYSED - State Museum - Biodiversity Research Institute - Annual BioBlitz Information
  • NYSED - State Museum - Biodiversity Research Institute - Annual Northeast Natural History Conference (includes past abstracts)
  • Environmental Facilities Corporation
  • Governor
  •  Governor - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Governor's Office of Regulatory Reform
  • Governor's Office of Regulatory Reform - Online Permit Assistance and Licensing
  • Governor's Traffic Safety Committee - All Terrain Vehicle Information and Safety Tips
  • Legislature - Assembly
  • Legislature - Assembly - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Legislature - Assembly - 1st District - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Legislature - Senate
  • Legislature - Senate - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Legislature - Senate - 1st District - Sen. Kenneth LaValle (1993 LI Pine Barrens Protection Act sponsor)
  • Legislature - Senate - 1st District - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Long Island North Shore Heritage Area Planning Commission
  • New York State Open Space Conservation Plan
  • New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund
  • New York Wildfire and Incident Management Academy  (interagency and interorganizational; Stony Brook)
  • Office for Technology (OFT)
  • OFT - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Clearinghouse
  • OFT - Statewide Wireless Network (SWN)
  • OFT - SWN - Findings Statement
  • Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP)
  • OPRHP - Long Island Region - Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park
  • OPRHP - Long Island Region - Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park - see the private Planting Fields Foundation
  • OPRHP - Long Island Region - Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center
  • OPRHP - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • OPRHP - State Historic Preservation Office
  • OPRHP - Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan
  • OPRHP - Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center at Jones Beach State Park
  • Office of Real Property Services (ORPS)
  • ORPS - Glossary
  • ORPS - Property Classification Codes
  • Office of the State Attorney General (OAG)
  • OAG - A Citizen's Guide to Environmental Information in NY State (pdf)
  • OAG - Environmental Protection Bureau
  • OAG - Environmental Protection Bureau - Environmental Complaint Form
  • OAG - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Office of the State Comptroller
  • Public Service Commission
  • State Emergency Management Office (SEMO)
  • SEMO - NY State Incident Command System
  • South Shore Estuary Reserve Council (SSER)  (Freeport)
  • SSER - Comprehensive Management Plan
  • SSER - Access Guide
  • State Historic Preservation Office - see "OPRHP - Historic Preservation Field Services Bureau" above.
  • State Police
  • State University of New York (SUNY) - New York Sea Grant  (cooperative program between SUNY and Cornell University)
  • SUNY - New York Sea Grant Research
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry  (SUNY ESF; Syracuse)
  • SUNY ESF - Roosevelt Wildlife Station
  • SUNY ESF - Roosevelt Wildlife Station - Conservation Research
  • SUNY ESF - Roosevelt Wildlife Station - Conservation Research - Karner Blue Butterfly and the Pine Oak Barrens Ecosystem
  • SUNY ESF - Roosevelt Wildlife Station - Conservation Research - Karner Blue Educational Modules
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh - Ecosystems Studies Field Laboratory at Altona Flat Rock
  • SUNY at Stony Brook (SUNY SB)
  • SUNY SB - Center for Italian Studies
  • SUNY SB - Ashley Schiff Forest Preserve
  • SUNY SB - Dept. of Ecology and Evolution
  • SUNY SB - Dept. of Ecology and Evolution - Research projects and interests in the Gurevitch Lab
  • SUNY SB - Dept. of Geosciences
  • SUNY SB - Dept. of Geosciences - Earth Science Educational Resource Center (ESERC)
  • SUNY SB - Dept. of Geosciences - ESERC - Flax Pond Digital Library
  • SUNY SB - Dept. of Geosciences - ESERC - Long Island's Natural Environment Online  (includes pine barrens)
  • SUNY SB - Dept. of Geosciences - Earth Science Research Project - Kettle Hole Trail Guide  (Suffolk Community College Eastern Campus)
  • SUNY SB - Dept. of Technology and Society
  • SUNY SB - Library (West / Main Campus)
  • SUNY SB - Library - Map Collection
  • SUNY SB - Long Island Groundwater Research Institute
  • SUNY SB - Marine Sciences Research Center
  • SUNY SB - Marine Sciences Research Center - LIShore  (sea, inlet, and bay conditions for Long Island; interagency program)
  • SUNY SB - Museum of Long Island Natural Sciences
  • SUNY SB - W. Averell Harriman School for Management and Policy
  • Tug Hill Commission  (Watertown)
  • Unified Court System (UCS)
  • UCS - Appellate Division - Second Circuit  (Brooklyn)
  • UCS - Court of Appeals
  • UCS - E.Courts
  • UCS - Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department - 07/24/03 - Olsen, et al. v. NYS DEC, et al. - Memorandum and Order  (pdf)
  • Return to Index
  • Suffolk County, NY  (member of the Commission) (based in Hauppauge, NY unless otherwise noted):

  • Board of Elections  (Yaphank)
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Council on Environmental Quality  (Hauppauge)
  • County Attorney
  • Clerk's Office  (Riverhead)
  • County Executive
  • County Executive - Bio
  • County Executive - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • County Executive - State of the County Addresses to Legislature: 1991 (1/28); 1993 (3/2); 1995 (2/16); 1999 (3/4); 2002 (3/5); 2003 and response (3/13); 2004 and response (2/9); 2005 (1/24) 2006 (1/24); 2007 (2/7), 2008 (2/6)
  • Dept. of Economic Development and Workforce Housing
  • Economic Development - Francis S. Gabreski Airport  (Westhampton Beach)
  • Dept. of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services  (FRES; Yaphank)
  • FRES - Suffolk County Fire Academy - see "Suffolk County Fire Academy" listing below
  • Dept. of Health Services (DHS)  (Hauppauge)
  • DHS - Division of Environmental Quality
  • DHS - Division of Environmental Quality - Sanitary Code Article 6
  • DHS - Division of Environmental Quality - Sanitary Code Article 6 - Transfer of Development Rights Standards (contains standards for Pine Barrens Credit redemptions)
  • DHS - Division of Environmental Quality - Standards for Approval of Plans and Construction for Sewage Disposal Systems for Other Than Single-Family Residences
  • DHS - Health Related Fact Sheets - Tick Transmitted Diseases  (pdf)
  • DHS - Peconic Estuary Program  (PEP; Riverhead)
  • DHS - PEP - Reports and Publications
  • Dept. of Parks, Recreation, and Conservation (Parks)  (West Sayville)
  • Parks - Selected Press Releases (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Dept. of Planning  (Hauppauge)
  • Dept. of Public Works  (Yaphank)
  • District Attorney (DA) (Hauppauge)
  • DA - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Legislature  (Hauppauge, Riverhead)
  • Legislature - Local Law  29-1998 - 11/24/98 - To Restrict the Use of Off the Road Vehicles  (local copy)
  • Legislature - Local Law    _-1999 - 11/23/99 - To Prohibit Dumping in the Pine Barrens and Provide for Criminal Penalties  (local copy)
  • Legislature - Local Law 18-2000 - 08/31/00 - To Require Truth-in-selling Statement for ATVs  (local copy)
  • Legislature - Resolution 652-2002 - 06/25/02 - Creating Committee to Study Alternative Funding Mechanisms for Suffolk County Parks  (local copy)
  • Legislature - Resolution 322-2004 - 04/28/04 - Establishing Task Force to Study Need for ATV Park and to Reduce Illegal ATV Use
  • Legislature: State of the County Addresses: see "County Executive's Office - State of the County Addresses" above.
  • Legislature - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Planning Commission  (Hauppauge)
  • Police  (Yaphank)
  • Real Property Tax Service Agency  (Riverhead)
  • Sheriff's Office  (Riverhead)
  • Suffolk Community College (SCC)  (Selden, Eastport, and Brentwood)
  • SCC - Center for Community Research  (Selden)
  • SCC - Eastern Campus  (Eastport) - Kettle Hole Trail Guide  (from the SUNY SB Dept. of Geosciences web site)
  • SCC - Professor Mandia's Home Page - The Great Hurricane of 1938
  • Suffolk County Fire Academy (Operated by the Vocational Education and Extension Board of Suffolk County)
  • Suffolk County Transit
  • Treasurer's Office  (Hauppauge, Riverhead)
  • Vocational Education and Extension Board of the County of Suffolk - SC Fire Academy - see "SC Fire Academy" listing above
  • Return to Index
  • Brookhaven Town  (Suffolk County, NY; member of the Commission):

  • Brookhaven 2030 Comprehensive Plan
  • Calendar  (contains official meeting dates)
  • Dept. of Building and Fire Prevention
  • Dept. of Building and Fire Prevention - Division of Fire Prevention
  • Dept. of Law
  • Dept. of Parks, Recreation, Sports & Cultural Resources
  • Dept. of Planning, Environment and Land Management
  • Dept. of Public Safety
  • Dept. of Public Safety - Code Enforcement
  • Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Supervisor's Office
  • Town Calendar
  • Return to Index
  • Riverhead Town  (Suffolk County, NY; member of the Commission):

  • Dept. of Building  (includes the Fire Marshal's Office)
  • Dept. of Community Development
  • Dept. of Community Development - Calverton Enterprise Park
  • Dept. of Planning
  • Riverhead Country Fair  (annual event sponsored by the Town and many other organizations)
  • Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Town Police
  • Water District
  • Return to Index
  • Southampton Town  (Suffolk County, NY; member of the Commission):

  • Assessor
  • Calendar  (contains official meeting dates)
  • Comprehensive Plan Update
  • Dept. of Land Management
  • Dept. of Land Management - Comprehensive Plan
  • Dept. of Land Management - Draft Critical Wildlands and Groundwater Protection Plan
  • Dept. of Land Management - Draft Proposal for Wildwood Park  (pdf)
  • Dept. of Land Management - Flanders, Northampton, Riverside Revitalization Study
  • Dept. of Land Management - Southampton Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) Clearinghouse & Bank
  • Dept. of Law
  • Dept. of Public Safety  (includes the Fire Marshal's Office)
  • Dept. of Public Safety - Firematics Training Facility  (pdf)
  • Hampton Bays Water District
  • Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Supervisor's Office
  • Town Code
  • Town Police
  • Town Trustees
  • Return to Index
  • Fire Departments and Districts:

  • Amityville Fire Department
  • Babylon Fire Department
  • Bay Shore Fire Department
  • Bayport Fire Department
  • Bellport Fire Department
  • Bridgehampton Fire Department
  • Brookhaven Fire Department
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory Fire Rescue Group  (part of Emergency Services Division; Wildfire Task Force member; a federal entity)
  • Center Moriches Fire Department
  • Centereach Fire District
  • Centerport Fire Department
  • Cherry Grove Fire Department
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fire Department
  • Commack Fire Department
  • Copiague Fire District and Department
  • Coram Fire Department
  • Cutchogue Fire Department
  • Deer Park Fire Department
  • Dix Hills Fire Department
  • East Farmingdale Fire Department
  • East Islip Department
  • East Northport Fire Department
  • Eatons Neck Fire Department
  • Fair Harbor Fire Department
  • Farmingdale Fire Department
  • Fire Island Pines Fire Department
  • Gordon Heights Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
  • Greenlawn Fire Department
  • Greenport Fire Department
  • Hampton Bays Fire Department
  • Hauppauge Fire Department
  • Holbrook Fire Department
  • Holtsville Fire Department
  • Huntington Manor Fire Department
  • Islip Fire Department
  • Islip Terrace Fire Department
  • Kings Park Fire Department
  • Mastic Fire Department
  • Mastic Beach Fire Department
  • Melville Fire Department
  • Middle Island Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
  • Miller Place Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
  • Nesconset Fire Department
  • Nissequogue Fire Department
  • Northport Veterans Affairs Fire Department  (a federal entity)
  • Ocean Beach Fire Department
  • Port Jefferson Fire Department
  • Quogue Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
  • Ridge Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
  • Riverhead Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
  • Rocky Point Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
  • Ronkonkoma Fire Department
  • Sag Harbor Fire Department
  • Sayville Fire Department
  • Selden Fire District
  • Setauket Fire District and Department
  • Smithtown Fire Department
  • Sound Beach Fire Department
  • South Farmingdale Fire Department
  • Southold Fire Department
  • Terryville Fire Department
  • West Babylon Fire Department
  • West Islip Fire Department
  • West Sayville Fire Department
  • Westhampton Beach Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
  • Westhampton Beach Fire Department - 1995 Pine Barrens Fire
  • Yaphank Fire Department  (Wildfire Task Force member)
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  • Public Authorities and Utilities:

  • Dix Hills Water District  (part of Huntington Town government)
  • Hampton Bays Water District  (part of Southampton Town government)
  • Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)  (Uniondale)
  • LIPA - Long Island Comprehensive Energy Plan
  • LIPA - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)  (New York)
  • MTA - Board Members - Mitchell Pally  (member of the Pine Barrens Credit Clearinghouse Board)
  • MTA - Long Island Railroad  (New York)
  • Hampton Bays Water District
  • Riverhead Sewer District  (part of Riverhead Town government)
  • Riverhead Water District  (part of Riverhead Town government)
  • Smithtown Water District  (Kings Park; part of Smithtown Town government)
  • Stony Brook Water District  (see this Brookhaven Town web page)
  • Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA)  (Oakdale)  (provides the Commission's professional staff and administrative support)
  • SCWA - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Return to Index
  • Public Libraries:

    Public Schools and School Districts:

  • Amagansett Union Free School District  (Amagansett)
  • Amityville Union Free School District  (Amityville)
  • Babylon Union Free School District  (Babylon)
  • Bay Shore Union Free School District (Bay Shore)
  • Bayport - Blue Point Union Free School District  (Bayport)
  • Board of Cooperative Educational Services - Eastern Suffolk  (Patchogue)
  • Board of Cooperative Educational Services - Nassau County  (Garden City)
  • Board of Cooperative Educational Services - Western Suffolk  (Dix Hills)
  • Brentwood Union Free School District  (Brentwood)
  • Bridgehampton Union Free School District  (Bridgehampton)
  • Center Moriches School District  (Center Moriches)
  • Central Islip Union Free School District  (Central Islip)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Central School District  (Cold Spring Harbor)
  • Commack Union Free School District  (East Northport)
  • Comsewogue Union Free School District  (Port Jefferson Station)
  • Connetquot Central School District  (Bohemia)
  • Copiague Union Free School District (Copiague)
  • East Hampton Union Free School District  (East Hampton)
  • East Islip Union Free School District  (Islip Terrace)
  • Eastport South Manor School District  (Eastport)
  • Elwood Union Free School District  (Greenlawn)
  • Fishers Island Union Free School District  (Fishers Island)
  • Greenport Union Free School District  (Greenport)
  • Half Hollow Hills Central School District  (Dix Hills)
  • Hampton Bays Union Free School District  (Hampton Bays)
  • Harborfields Central School District  (Greenlawn)
  • Hauppauge Union Free School District  (Hauppauge)
  • Huntington Union Free School District  (Huntington)
  • Islip Union Free School District  (Islip)
  • Lindenhurst Union Free School District (Lindenhurst)
  • Longwood Central School District (Middle Island)
  • Longwood CSD - Longwood High School - Gypsy Moth Population Study in the Upton Reserve
  • Mattituck - Cutchogue Union Free School District  (Mattituck)
  • Middle Country Central School District  (Centereach)
  • Miller Place Union Free School District  (Miller Place)
  • Mount Sinai School District  (Mount Sinai)
  • North Babylon Union Free School District  (North Babylon)
  • Northport - East Northport Union Free School District  (Northport)
  • Oysterponds Union Free School District  (Orient)
  • Patchogue - Medford Union Free School District  (Patchogue)
  • Port Jefferson Union Free School District  (Port Jefferson)
  • Quogue Union Free School District  (Quogue)
  • Riverhead Central School District  (RCSD; Riverhead)
  • RCSD - Riverhead High School Students Present Research at Central Pine Barrens Forum
  • Riverhead Charter School  (Calverton)
  • Rocky Point School District  (Rocky Point)
  • Sachem Central School District  (Lake Ronkonkoma)
  • Sag Harbor Union Free School District  (Sag Harbor)
  • Sayville Union Free School District  (Sayville)
  • Shelter Island Union Free School District  (Shelter Island)
  • Shoreham - Wading River Central School District  (SWRCSD; Shoreham)
  • SWRCSD - Miller Avenue Elementary School - 2002-03 Fourth Grade Class Pine Barrens Field Guide  (local copy; menu of pdf files)
  • Smithtown Central School District  (Smithtown)
  • Smithtown Central School District - Smithtown High School
  • South Country Central School District  (East Patchogue)
  • South Country Central School District - Bellport High School - Student research and 2000 PB Research Forum
  • South Huntington Union Free School District  (South Huntington)
  • Southampton Union Free School District  (Southampton)
  • Southold Union Free School District  (Southold)
  • Springs Union Free School District  (East Hampton)
  • Three Village Central School District (TVCSD)  (East Setauket)
  • West Babylon Union Free School District  (West Babylon)
  • West Islip Union Free School District  (West Islip)
  • Westhampton Beach School District  (Westhampton Beach)
  • Westhampton Beach School District - Students Enter Intel Science Talent Search
  • William Floyd School District  (Mastic Beach)
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  • Other Long Island, New York Municipalities:

  • City of Glen Cove  (Nassau County)
  • City of Long Beach  (Nassau County)
  • City of New York  (NYC)
  • NYC - Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
  • NYC - DEP - Watershed Protection
  • County of Nassau
  • County of Nassau - Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums (Parks)
  • County of Nassau - Legislature
  • County of Nassau - Nassau Community College (NCC)  (Garden City)
  • NCC - Friends of Hempstead Plains at Nassau Community College  (Garden City)
  • Shinnecock Indian Nation  (Southampton)
  • Town of Babylon  (Suffolk County)
  • Town of East Hampton  (Suffolk County)
  • Town of Hempstead  (Nassau County)
  • Town of Huntington  (Suffolk County)
  • Town of Islip  (Suffolk County)
  • Town of North Hempstead (Nassau County)
  • Town of Oyster Bay  (Nassau County)
  • Town of Smithtown  (Suffolk County)
  • Town of Shelter Island  (Suffolk County)
  • Town of Southold  (Suffolk County)
  • Town of Southold - Arshamomaque Pond Preserve
  • Village of Amityville  (Babylon Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Belle Terre (Brookhaven Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Bellport  (Brookhaven Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of East Hampton  (East Hampton Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of East Hills  (Nassau County)
  • Village of Freeport  (Hempstead Town, Nassau County)
  • Village of Lindenhurst  (Babylon Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Massapequa Park  (Oyster Bay Town, Nassau County)
  • Village of New Hyde Park  (North Hempstead Town, Nassau County)
  • Village of Northport  (Huntington Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Ocean Beach  (Islip Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Old Field  (Brookhaven Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Port Jefferson  (Brookhaven Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Rockville Centre  (Hempstead Town, Nassau County)
  • Village of Saddle Rock (North Hempstead Town, Nassau County)
  • Village of Sag Harbor  (Southampton and East Hampton Towns, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Saltaire  (Islip Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Sands Point  (North Hempstead Town, Nassau County)
  • Village of Shoreham  (Brookhaven Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Southampton  (Southampton Town, Suffolk County)
  • Village of Valley Stream (Hempstead Town, Nassau County)
  • Village of Westhampton Beach  (Southampton Town, Suffolk County)
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  • Government organizations outside NY State:

  • Association of Bay Area Governments  (Oakland, CA)
  • Burlington County Library  (Westampton, NJ) - New Jersey Pinelands Links
  • Butte County  (Oroville, CA) - Dept. of Development Services - Transfer of Development Credits - Selected Case Studies
  • California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection  (Sacramento, CA)
  • Cape Cod Commission  (Barnstable County, MA)
  • Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG)  (Hartford, CT)
  • CRCOG - TDR Fact Sheet  (pdf)
  • Columbia River Gorge Commission  (White Salmon, WA)
  • Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Division of Forestry (FL DOF)  (Tallahassee, FL)
  • FL DOF - Fire Weather
  • FL DOF - Wildland Fire
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FL DEP)  (Tallahassee, FL)
  • FL DEP - Division of State Lands
  • Global Fire Monitoring Center  (Freiburg, Germany)
  • King County (WA) - Transfer of Development Rights Program
  • Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (MA DCR)  (Boston, MA)
  • MA DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation - Manuel F. Correllus State Forest  (Martha's Vineyard, MA)
  • MA DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation - Myles Standish State Forest  (South Carver, MA)
  • MA DCR - Division of State Parks and Recreation - Nickerson State Park  (Brewster, MA)
  • Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife -  "MassWildlife" Division  (Boston, MA)
  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (MA EOEA)  (Boston, MA)
  • MA EOEA - Mass Bay Commons: A Greenspace Plan for the Greater Boston Region  (pdf; includes MA and NY pine barrens references)
  • Metro - Regional Services  (Portland, OR)
  • Metro - Regional Parks and Greenspaces  (Portland, OR)
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources  (MI DNR)
  • Migliarino - San Rossore - Massaciuccoli Regional Park  (Pisa, Italy)  (the "twin park" of the Central Pine Barrens)
  • Montclair State University - Dept. of Biology and Molecular Biology  (Montclair, NJ)
  • Montgomery County  (MD)
  • Natural England  (England)
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP)  (Trenton, NJ)
  • NJ DEP - Division of Fish & Wildlife - Endangered & Nongame Species Program (ENSP)
  • NJ DEP - Division of Parks and Forestry (DPF)
  • NJ DEP - DPF - NJ Forest Fire Service
  • New Jersey Pinelands Commission  (New Lisbon, NJ)
  • Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact  (China Village, ME)
  • Ohio State University - Extension - Fact Sheet: Purchase of Development Rights
  • Ohio State University - Extension - Fact Sheet: Transfer of Development Rights
  • Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
  • Rutgers University - Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension Center  (Chatsworth, NJ)
  • Rutgers University - Center for Urban Restoration Ecology  (New Brunswick, NJ)  (partnership with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden)
  • Rutgers University - Pinelands Research Station  (New Lisbon, NJ)
  • South Florida Water Management District  (West Palm Beach, FL)
  • Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District  (Taunton, MA)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - Man and the Biosphere (MAB)
  • UNESCO - MAB - New Jersey Pinelands
  • University of Georgia - Savannah River Ecology Laboratory  (Aiken, SC)
  • University of Kansas  (Lawrence, KS) - Entomology Program - Monarch Butterfly Watch
  • University of Massachusetts (UMass)  (Amherst, MA)
  • UMass - Natural Resources Conservation (NRC)
  • UMass - NRC - Managing Fuels in Northeast Barrens
  • UMass - NRC - Managing Fuels in NE Barrens - Northeastern Pitch Pine Barrens
  • UMass - NRC - Managing Fuels in NE Barrens - Long Island Central Pine Barrens of New York: Forest Fuel Reduction Demonstration Project
  • University of New Hampshire  (Durham, NH) - Cooperative Extension
  • UNH - CE - Using Fire To Control Invasive Plants - 2003 Conference Proceedings  (pdf; includes pine barrens)
  • University of Rhode Island  (URI; Kingston, RI) - Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM)
  • URI - NREM - Environmental Geography of South Kingstown, RI - An Atlas of Critical Environmental Resources  (includes pine barrens)
  • University of Utah  (Salt Lake City, UT) - Meteorology - MesoWest Weather Observations Page
  • University of Utah - MesoWest - New York State Weather Observations
  • University of Wisconsin (UW, Madison, WI) - Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies - GOES Biomass Burning Monitoring Program - GOES-8 Monitors 15-minute Variations in the Long Island Fire of 1995
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison - Libraries - The American Cranberry Page
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)  (Blacksburg, VA)
  • Virginia Tech - Conservation Management Institute (VT CMI)
  • VT CMI - Fire Island Photo Interpretation Key
  • Virginia Tech - Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR)  (Madison, WI)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Business and Economic:

  • Appraisal Institute - Long Island Chapter  (Mineola)
  • Amityville Chamber of Commerce  (Amityville)
  • Bayport - Blue Point Chamber of Commerce  (Blue Point)
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Greater Ronkonkomas  (Ronkonkoma)
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Mastics and Shirley  (Mastic)
  • Coalition of Landlords, Homeowners and Merchants (Babylon)
  • Commercial - Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island  (Syosset)
  • Community Development Corporation of Long Island  (Centereach)
  • Copiague Chamber of Commerce  (Copiague)
  • Council of Dedicated Merchants Chamber of Commerce  (Miller Place)  (Miller Place, Mount Sinai, Rocky Point, and Sound Beach)
  • East Hampton Chamber of Commerce  (East Hampton)
  • East Islip Community Chamber  (East Islip)
  • East Northport Chamber of Commerce  (East Northport)
  • East Quogue Chamber of Commerce  (East Quogue)
  • Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce  (Farmingdale)
  • Greater Fire Island Pines Chamber of Commerce  (Fire Island Pines)
  • Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce  (Patchogue)
  • Greater Sayville Chamber of Commerce  (Sayville)
  • Greater Smithtown Chamber of Commerce (Smithtown)
  • Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce  (Westhampton Beach)
  • Hampton Bays Chamber of Commerce  (Hampton Bays)
  • Hamptons' Visitors Council  (Southampton)
  • Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce  (Huntington)
  • Islander East Pipeline Corporation  (Calverton, NY and Branford, CT)
  • Islander East - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Islip Chamber of Commerce (Islip)
  • KeySpan Energy - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Kings Park Chamber of Commerce (Kings Park)
  • Long Island Association (LIA)  (Commack)
  • LIA - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Long Island Board of Realtors  (West Babylon)
  • Long Island Builders Institute  (Islandia)
  • Long Island Business Development Council  (Babylon)
  • Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission  (Hauppauge)
  • Long Island Development Corporation (Bethpage)
  • Long Island Farm Bureau  (Calverton)
  • Long Island Farm Bureau - "Grown on Long Island" educational video
  • Long Island Forum for Technology  (Bay Shore)
  • Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  (Lynbrook)
  • Long Island Housing Partnership  (Hauppauge)
  • Long Island Liquid Waste Association  (Lake Ronkonkoma)
  • Long Island Midsuffolk Business Action  (Ronkonkoma)
  • Long Island Offshore Wind Initiative  (Uniondale)
  • Long Island Water Conference (LIWC)  (Freeport)
  • LIWC - Map of member water districts
  • Long Island Wine Council  (Riverhead)
  • Manorville Chamber of Commerce  (Manorville)
  • Mattituck Chamber of Commerce (Mattituck)
  • Medford Chamber of Commerce  (Medford)
  • Montauk Chamber of Commerce  (Montauk)
  • National Grid
  • New York City & Long Island One Call Center  (Forest Hills)
  • North Amityville Community Economic Council  (Amityville)
  • North Fork Promotion Council  (Southold)
  • Northport Chamber of Commerce  (Northport)
  • Oyster Bay Main Street Association (Oyster Bay)
  • Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce  (Port Jefferson)
  • Port Jefferson Station - Terryville Chamber of Commerce  (Port Jefferson Station)
  • Riverhead Chamber of Commerce (Riverhead)
  • Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce  (Sag Harbor)
  • Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce  (Shelter Island)
  • Southampton Business Alliance (Southampton)
  • Southampton Chamber of Commerce  (Southampton)
  • Village of Greenport Business Improvement District  (Greenport)
  • West Islip Chamber of Commerce  (West Islip)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Civic, Geographic & General Environmental:

  • 1 in 9: The Long Island Breast Cancer Action Coalition  (Baldwin)
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center  (Douglaston)
  • American Planning Association (APA) - New York Metro Chapter - Long Island Section
  • Avalon Park & Preserve (Stony Brook)  (also see Andropogon Associates web site on the design of this park)
  • Brentwood / Bay Shore Breast Cancer Coalition  (Brentwood)
  • Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee  (Bridgehampton)
  • Brookhaven / South Haven Hamlets
  • Building Officials Association of Suffolk County  (Lindenhurst)
  • Central Islip Civic Council  (Central Islip)
  • Cherry Grove Community Association  (Cherry Grove)
  • Citizens Campaign for the Environment (Farmingdale)
  • Civic Association of the Setaukets and Stony Brook (Setauket)
  • Coalition Against Airport Pollution  (Quogue)
  •  Coalition to Save the Yaphank Lakes  (Yaphank)
  • Concerned Citizens of Montauk  (Montauk)
  • Dark Sky Society  (Long Island, NY)  (separate from the International Dark Sky Association in Tucson, AZ)
  • Developmental Disabilities Institute of Suffolk County (DDI)
  • DDI of Suffolk County Greenhouse Recreation Opportunities Workshop  (provides plantings for Suffolk County Parks Dept.)
  • Environmental Centers of Smithtown-Setauket - Sweetbriar Nature Center
  • Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association  (Flanders)
  • Fire Chiefs Council of Suffolk County, NY
  • Fire Island Association  (Ocean Beach)
  • Fire Island Ecology  (Fire Island Pines)
  • Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society  (Captree Island)
  • Fire Island Pines Property Owners' Association  (Fire Island Pines)
  • Fire Island Year Round Residents Association  (Ocean Beach)
  • Focus Yaphank  (Yaphank)
  • Frank Melville Memorial Park  (Setauket)
  • Friends of Fire Island National Seashore  (Patchogue)
  • Friends of Flax Pond  (Setauket)
  • Friends of Hempstead Plains at Nassau Community College  (Garden City)
  • Friends of Massapequa Preserve  (Massapequa)
  • Friends of the Bay  (Oyster Bay)
  • Friends of Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge  (Brookhaven)
  • Gabreski Rescue Initiative Partnership  (Westhampton)
  • Group for the East End  (Bridgehampton)
  • Hampton Bays Beautification Association  (Hampton Bays)
  • Hampton West Estates Residents Association  (Westhampton Beach)
  • Ladies Village Improvement Society of East Hampton  (East Hampton)
  • Lake Ronkonkoma Civic Organization  (Lake Ronkonkoma)
  • League of Women Voters of Brookhaven  (Bellport)
  • League of Women Voters of the Hamptons  (Sag Harbor)
  • League of Women Voters of Huntington  (Huntington)
  • League of Women Voters of Nassau County  (Jericho)
  • League of Women Voters of Shelter Island  (Shelter Island)
  • League of Women Voters of Smithtown  (Smithtown)
  • League of Women Voters of Suffolk County  (Stony Brook)
  • League of Women Voters of Suffolk County  - "This is Suffolk County"  (pdf document updated annually)
  • Long Island Birds
  • Long Island Community Foundation  (Jericho)
  • Long Island Environmental Voters Forum  (Riverhead)
  • Long Island Index  (Garden City)
  • Long Island Neighborhood Network  (Massapequa and Smithtown)
  • Long Island Pine Barrens Society (LIPBS)  (Manorville)
  • LIPBS - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Long Island Progressive Coalition  (Massapequa)
  • Long Island Seaport and Eco Center  (Port Jefferson)
  • Long Island Search and Rescue
  •  Long Island Volunteer Center
  • The Madoo Conservancy  (Sagaponack)
  • Materials Resource Center  (Holbrook)
  • Miller Place Civic Association  (Miller Place)
  • Montauk Beach Property Owners Association  (Montauk)
  • Montauk Friends of Olmsted Parks  (Montauk)
  • Mount Sinai Civic Association (Mount Sinai)
  • Mount Sinai Heritage Trust  (Mount Sinai)
  • Nassau Land Trust  (East Norwich)
  • National Audubon Society - Eastern Long Island Audubon Society  (East Quogue)
  • National Audubon Society - Four Harbors Chapter  (St. James)
  • National Audubon Society - Great South Bay  (East Islip)
  • National Audubon Society - Huntington Audubon Society  (Huntington)
  • National Audubon Society - New York City Audubon Society  (New York)
  • National Audubon Society - North Fork Audubon Society  (Mattituck)
  • National Audubon Society - North Shore Audubon Society  (Port Washington)  (formerly the Lyman Langdon Chapter)
  • National Audubon Society - South Shore Audubon Society  (Freeport)
  • National Audubon Society - Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary  (Oyster Bay)
  • Native America  (Hauppauge)
  • New York Restoration Project  (New York)
  • Nissequogue River State Park Foundation  (Kings Park)
  • North Fork Breast Health Coalition (Riverhead)
  • North Fork Environmental Council  (Mattituck)
  • North Shore Beach Property Owners Association  (Rocky Point)
  • North Shore Land Alliance  (Old Westbury)
  • Old Westbury Gardens  (Old Westbury)
  • Peconic Baykeeper  (Riverhead)
  • Peconic Land Trust  (Southampton)
  • Pines Conservation Society  (Fire Island Pines)
  • Planting Fields Foundation  (Oyster Bay)  (at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park)
  • Port Jefferson Civic Association  (Port Jefferson)
  • Post-Morrow Foundation  (Brookhaven)
  • Quogue Wildlife Refuge  (Quogue)
  • Rauch Foundation  (Garden City)  (funds environmental, civic and land use efforts on LI; has kindly provided staff support and funding to the Commission)
  • Rauch Foundation - Long Island Index
  • Renewable Energy Long Island  (Bridgehampton)
  • Ridge Civic Association  (Ridge)
  • Riverhead Country Fair  (Riverhead)  (annual event sponsored by the Town and many other organizations)
  • Rocky Point Civic Association  (Rocky Point)
  • Sagaponack Association  (Sagaponack)
  • Saltaire Citizens Advisory Association  (Saltaire)
  • Save the Forge River  (Mastic Beach)
  • Shoreham Civic Association  (Shoreham)
  • Shoreham Civic Association - Shoreham Hamlet Study
  • Sierra Club - Atlantic Chapter - Long Island Group
  • Smithtown Library Foundation  (Smithtown)
  • Sound Beach Property Owners Association  (Sound Beach)
  • Starflower Experiences (Jericho)
  • Stony Brook Environmental Conservancy  (Stony Brook)
  • Strong's Neck Civic Association  (Setauket)
  • Suffolk County Fire District Managers Association
  • Suffolk County Planning Federation  (hosted on SC Planning Department's site)
  • Suffolk County Village Officials Association
  • Sustainable East End Development Strategies (SEEDS) Project  (private and public consortium)
  • Sustainable Long Island  (Bethpage)
  • The Waterfront Center  (Oyster Bay)
  • Three Village Community Trust  (Setauket)
  • Three Village Garden Club  (Setauket)  (includes sanctuary and arboretum)
  • Vision Long Island  (Northport)
  • Wading River Civic Association  (Wading River)
  • Ward Melville Heritage Organization  (Stony Brook)
  • West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition for Long Island  (West Islip)
  • West Sayville Civic Association  (West Sayville)
  • Yaphank Community Web Site  (Yaphank)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  - Colleges, Universities & Educational:

  • Academy of St. Joseph  (Brentwood)
  • Adelphi University  (Garden City)
  • Amagansett School  (Amagansett)
  • Children's Museum of the East End  (Bridgehampton)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory  (Cold Spring Harbor)
  • Dowling College  (Oakdale)
  • Five Towns College  (Dix Hills)
  • Hayground School  (Bridgehampton)
  • Hofstra University  (Hempstead)
  • Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York  (Wading River)
  • Long Island University (LIU)  (Brookville)
  • New York State Marine Education Association (NYSMEA)  (Westbury)
  • NYSMEA - 11/23/04 - Long Island Eco-Summit 2004 Program  (pdf)
  • Ross Institute  (East Hampton)
  • South Country Education Foundation  (Bellport)
  • St. Joseph's College  (Patchogue)
  • Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education  (Smithtown)
  • Touro Law Center  (Central Islip)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Historical:

  • American Airpower Museum  (Farmingdale)
  • Amityville Historical Society  (Amityville)
  • Bayport Aerodrome Society  (Bayport)
  • Bridgehampton Historical Society (Bridgehampton)
  • Brookhaven Volunteer Firefighters Museum  (Ridge)
  • Bygone Long Island
  • Carmans River Maritime Center  (Brookhaven)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum (Cold Spring Harbor)
  • Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society  (Port Washington)
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum  (Garden City)  (Nassau County owned; operated by Friends for LI's Heritage)
  • East End Classic Boat Society  (Amagansett)
  • East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation  (Greenport, NY)
  • East Hampton Historical Society  (East Hampton)
  • East Islip Historical Society  (Great River)
  • Farmingdale Bethpage Historical Society  (Farmingdale, NY)
  • Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society  (Captree Island)
  • Friends of Long Island Wireless History  (Sayville) (also see Long Island Wireless Historical Society)
  • Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association  (Greenlawn)
  • Grumman Memorial Park  (Calverton)
  • Hallockville Museum Farm  (Riverhead)
  • Historical Society of Greater Port Jefferson  (Port Jefferson)
  • Historical Society of Islip Hamlet  (Islip)
  • Hunters Garden Association
  • Huntington Historical Society  (Huntington)
  • Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Association  (Patchogue)
  • Long Island Antique Power Association  (Riverhead)
  • Long Island Geneology
  • Long Island Lighthouses.com
  • Long Island Live Steamers  (Stony Brook and Southaven County Park, Yaphank)
  • Long Island Maritime Museum  (West Sayville)
  • Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages  (Stony Brook)
  • Long Island Oddities  (Selden)
  • Long Island Traditions  (Port Washington)
  • Manorville Historical Society  (Manorville)
  • Montauk Historical Society  (Montauk)
  • Montauk Historical Society - Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum  (Montauk)
  • Northport Historical Society  (Northport)
  • Railroad Museum of Long Island  (Riverhead)
  • Rocky Point Historical Society  (Rocky Point)
  • Sag Harbor Historical Society  (Sag Harbor)
  • Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum  (Sag Harbor)
  • Save Huntington's Lighthouse  (Halesite)
  • Shelter Island Historical Society  (Shelter Island)
  • Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center & Museum  (Southampton)
  • Smithtown Historical Society  (Smithtown)
  • Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities  (Cold Spring Harbor)
  • Southold Indian Museum  (Southold)
  • Springs Historical Society (East Hampton)  (also operates the Springs Library; same web link)
  • Suffolk County Historical Society  (Riverhead)
  • Tesla Wardenclyffe Project  (Shoreham)
  • The History Project (Amagansett)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association  (Oyster Bay)
  • Three Village Historical Society  (Setauket, NY)
  • United States Lighthouse Society - Long Island Chapter  (Stony Brook and Greenport)
  • Walt Whitman State Historic Site and Interpretive Center (West Hills)
  • Ward Melville Heritage Organization  (Stony Brook)
  • Water Mill Museum  (Water Mill)
  • Westhampton Beach Historical Society  (Westhampton Beach)
  • Yaphank Historic Society  (Yaphank)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Land Use and Planning:

  • American Planning Association (APA) - New York Metro Chapter - Long Island Section
  • Suffolk County Planning Federation  (Hauppauge)
  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Legal:

  • Certilman Balin Attorneys  (East Meadow and Hauppauge) - Articles - James Rigano - Environmental Law: A Comparison Between Italy and the United States
  • Suffolk County Bar Association  (Hauppauge)
  • Touro Law Center  (Huntington)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Miscellaneous Cooperators & Vendors not listed elsewhere:

  • Access Highway  (Central Islip) (Internet service provider. Thanks for the server space donation and and technical support, folks !)
  • ACT Communications Group  (West Islip)  (Vendor)
  • Madison Copy and Blueprint Center  (Ronkonkoma and Hampton Bays)  (Vendor)
  • Safe Harbor Title Agency  (Port Jefferson)  (Vendor)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  News Media:

  • Amityville Record  (Amityville)
  • Beacon  (Babylon)
  • Cablevision - News12  (Woodbury)
  • Dan's Papers  (Bridgehampton)
  • East Hampton Star  (East Hampton)
  • Farmingdale Observer  (Mineola)
  • Fire News  (Bellport)
  • Independent Newspaper  (East Hampton, Southampton, Riverhead, Southold and Shelter Island editions)
  • Islip Bulletin  (Islip)
  • Long Island Business News  (Ronkonkoma)
  • Long Island Press  (Garden City)
  • National Public Radio - WSHU Public Radio Group  (Fairfield, CT and Selden, NY)
  • New York Times  (New York)
  • Newsday  (Melville)
  • Newsday - Long Island History
  • Press News Group  (publishes the East Hampton Press, the Southampton Press, the Press of Manorville and the Moriches)
  • Sag Harbor Express  (Sag Harbor)
  • South Shore Press  (Moriches)
  • Stony Brook Statesman  (Stony Brook)
  • Suffolk Life Newspapers  (Riverhead)
  • Times Beacon Record Newspapers  (Setauket)  (includes Village Times Herald, Port Times Record, Village Beacon Record, Times of Middle Country, Times of Smithtown, Times of Northport, and Times of Huntington)
  • Times Review Newspapers  (Mattituck)  (includes News Review, Suffolk Times, North Shore Sun and Shelter Island Reporter)
  • WALK Radio  (Patchogue)
  • Wall Street Journal  (New York)
  • WCBS 880 Radio  (New York)
  • WINS 1010 Radio  (New York)
  • WLIW Public TV  (Plainview)
  • WLNY TV  (Ridge)
  • WNBC TV  (New York)
  • WVVH TV  (Wainscott)  (webcast)
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  - Outdoors Recreational:

  • Adirondack Mountain Club Long Island Chapter  (Melville)
  • Bicycle Long Island (Paumonok Bicycling Advocacy)  (Hicksville)
  • Boy Scouts of America (BSA) - Suffolk County Council  (Medford)
  • BSA - Theodore Roosevelt Council  (Massapequa)
  • Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicyclists  (Woodbury)
  • Defense Hill Modeler's Association  (Shoreham)
  • East Hampton Trails Preservation Society  (Amagansett)
  •  Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt  (Bridgehampton - Sag Harbor vicinity)
  •  Gail's Trails - Trail Guides of the North Fork
  • Girl Scouts of Suffolk County  (Commack)
  • Girl Scouts of Nassau County  (Garden City)
  • Greater Long Island Running Club  (Plainview)
  • Hempstead Harbor Aero Modelers Society  (Port Washington)
  • Hiking Long Island  (Sayville) (part of Long Island Trail Lovers Coalition; see below)
  • Huntington Bicycle Club  (Huntington Station)
  • Islip Horsemen's Association
  • Long Island Bassmasters
  • Long Island Beach Buggy Association  (Patchogue)
  • Long Island Bicycle Club  (Glen Head)
  • Long Island Divers Association (Westbury)
  • Long Island Flyrodders  (Hicksville)
  • Long Island Geocaching Organization
  • Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference  (Central Islip)
  • Long Island Off-Road Vehicle Association  (Hauppauge)
  • Long Island Paddlers  (West Sayville)
  •  Long Island Recreational Trails Conservancy  (Miller Place)
  • Long Island Silent Flyers  (Syosset)
  • Long Island Trail Lovers Coalition  (Sayville) (includes Hiking Long Island; see above)
  • Massapequa Park Bicycle Club  (Massapequa)
  • Muttontown Horsemen's Association  (Muttontown)
  • Nassau - Suffolk Horsemen's Association  (Huntington)
  • New York Fishing Tackle Trade Association (NYFTTA)  (Patchogue)
  • New York Sportfishing Federation  (Oakdale)
  • North Haven Trails Association  (Sag Harbor)  (page on the Hike-LI web site)
  • Paumonok Bicycling Advocacy - see Bicycle Long Island above
  • Peconic Bay Sailing Association  (Cutchogue)
  • Peconic River Sportsman's Club  (Manorville)
  • Silent Electric Flyers of Long Island  (Coram)
  • Smithtown Hunt  (Smithtown)
  • South Shore Waterfowlers Association  (Brightwaters)
  • Southampton Trails Preservation Society  (Bridgehampton) (includes Horses On Trails program)
  • Sportsmen's Association for Firearms Education  (Commack)
  • Suffolk Alliance of Sportsmen  (Copiague)
  • Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association  (Saint James)
  • Suffolk Committee for Camping  (North Babylon)
  • Surfrider Foundation - Central Long Island Chapter
  • Surfrider Foundation - Eastern Long Island Chapter
  • US Power Squadrons - Captree Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadrons - Great South Bay Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadrons - Jones Beach Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadrons - Manhasset Bay Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadrons - Oyster Bay Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadrons - Patchogue Bay Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadrons - Peconic Bay Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadrons - South Shore Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadrons - Sewanhaka Power Squadron
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  • Private organizations on Long Island, NY  -  Scientific & Technical:

  • American Physical Society  (Ridge)  (editorial office)
  • Blue Ocean Institute  (Cold Spring Harbor)
  • Brookhaven Organization of Scientists  (Upton)
  • Brookhaven Science Associates  (Upton)  (contractor to US DOE for operation of Brookhaven National Laboratory)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG)  (Brooklyn)
  • BBG - Center for Urban Restoration Ecology  (New Brunswick, NJ)  (partnership with Rutgers University)
  • BBG - Native Flora Garden  (includes pine barrens habitat)
  • BBG - The New York Metropolitan Flora Project
  • Clark Botanic Garden  (Albertson)
  • Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island, Inc. (Oakdale)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium  (Cold Spring Harbor)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory  (Cold Spring Harbor)
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County  (Plainview)
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County  (Riverhead)
  • Custer Institute  (Southold)
  • Double D Bar Ranch  (Manorville)
  • Fire Island Raptor Enumerators
  • Foundation for Ecological Research In the Northeast  (Upton)
  • Kent Animal Shelter  (Calverton)
  • Long Island Arboricultural Association  (Farmingdale)
  • Long Island Association of Professional Geologists  (based at SUNY at Stony Brook's Geosciences Dept.)
  • Long Island Botanical Society  (East Norwich)
  • Long Island Geographic Information Systems (LIGIS) Users Group
  • Long Island Geologists (based at SUNY at Stony Brook's Geosciences Dept.)
  • Long Island Geologists - past programs for the annual "Geology of LI and Metropolitan NY" conference
  •  Long Island Invasive Species Management Area
  • Long Island / New York City Emergency Management Conference  (Central Islip)  (interagency and interorganizational)
  • Montauk Observatory  (East Hampton)
  • New York Horse Rescue Corporation (Manorville)
  • New York Water Environment Association - Long Island Chapter
  • North Shore Animal League America  (Port Washington)
  • Priceless Parrot Preserve  (Ridge)
  • Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation  (Riverhead)
  • Science Museum of Long Island  (Plandome)
  • Seatuck Environmental Association  (Islip)
  • South Fork Natural History Society (Amagansett)
  • Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals  (Smithtown)
  • The Nature Conservancy - NY - Places We Protect in NY
  • TNC - NY - Places We Protect in NY - LI Central Pine Barrens
  • TNC - NY - Places We Protect in NY - LI Central Pine Barrens - Calverton Ponds
  • Volunteers for Wildlife  (Huntington)
  • Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons  (Hampton Bays)
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  • Private organizations outside Long Island, NY  -  Business and Economic:

    Private organizations outside Long Island, NY  -  Civic, Geographic & General Environmental:

  • 1000 Friends of Minnesota (1000FOM)  (St. Paul, MN)  (wide range of information on sprawl, land protection tools, taxes, and land use)
  • 1000FOM - Fact Sheet: Purchase of Development Rights
  • 1000FOM - Fact Sheet: Transfer of Development Rights
  • Acorn Naturalists  (Tustin, CA)
  • American Littoral Society (ALS)  (Highlands, NJ)
  • ALS - Northeast Chapter  (Broad Channel, NY)
  • Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation  (Great Barrington, MA)
  • Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation - Mt. Everett Research and Protection Fund - Mt. Everett State Reservation, Mount Washington, MA
  • Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York  (Red Creek, NY)
  • Connecticut Fund for the Environment - Save the Sound  (New Haven, CT)
  • Environmental Advocates of New York  (Albany, NY)
  • Environmental Defense Fund  (New York, NY)  (formerly the Environmental Defense Fund)
  • Environmental Defense Fund - Staff - James Tripp (member of Pine Barrens Credit Clearinghouse Board)
  • Firemen's Association of the State of New York  (Albany, NY)
  • Great Swamp Watershed Association (New Vernon, NJ)
  • Great Swamp Watershed Association  - The Benefits of Open Space
  • International Dark Sky Association (IDSA)  (Tucson, AZ)
  • IDSA - What is Light Pollution? Sky Glow? Light Trespass? How to protect our night sky, environment, and quality of life  (Produced with the Town of East Hampton, NY; pdf)
  • League of Women Voters  (Washington, DC)
  • League of Women Voters of New York State (Albany, NY)
  • League of Women Voters of the United States (Washington, DC)
  • Long Island Sound Foundation  (CT)
  • Long Island Soundkeeper  (Norwalk, CT)
  • National Arbor Day Foundation  (Nebraska City, NE)
  • National Audubon Society (NAS)  (New York, NY)
  • NAS - Birdsource  (joint project with the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology)
  • NAS - New York State Office (NAS NYS)  (Albany, NY)
  • NAS NYS - Important Bird Area (IBA) Program
  • NAS NYS - Policy Resolutions - 2002 - Long Island Pine Barrens Preservation / Management  (pdf)
  • New Jersey Conservation Foundation (Far Hills, NJ)
  • New York Conservation Officers Association (Kingston, NY)
  • New York League of Conservation Voters  (New York, NY)
  • New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)  (New York, NY)
  • New York State Association of Counties  (Albany, NY)
  • New York State Association of Fire Chiefs  (East Schodack,, NY)
  • New York State Building Officials Conference  (Trumansburg, NY)
  • New York State Federation of Lake Associations  (LaFayette, NY)
  • New York State Outdoor Education Association  (Amsterdam, NY)
  • Northeast Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Association
  • Parks and Trails New York  (Albany, NY)
  • Parks In Italy  - Federazione Italiana Parchi e Riserve Naturali  (Santa Sofia, Italy)
  • Parks in Italy -  Migliarino - San Rossore - Massaciuccoli
  • Pinelands Preservation Alliance  (Pemberton, NJ)
  • Plants of the New Jersey Pinelands  (individual page of Mike Baker and his outstanding photographs)
  • Property Rights Foundation of America  (Stony Creek, NY)
  • Resources For the Future (RFF)  (Washington, DC)
  • Save the Pine Bush  (Albany, NY)
  • Sensible and Efficient Lighting to Enhance the Nighttime Environment (SELENE)  (NY)
  • SELENE - Light Pollution Ordinances in NY State  (includes several Long Island and pine barrens municipalities)
  • Sierra Club  (San Francisco, CA)
  • Sierra Club - Atlantic Chapter  (New York, NY)
  • Sierra Club - Atlantic Chapter - Long Island Group
  • SOS Fires: Youth Intervention Programs (Gresham OR)
  • SoundWaters  (Stamford, CT)
  • Student Conservation Association (SCA)  (Charlestown, NH)
  • SCA - Native Plant Corps - 2008 Central Pine Barrens Invasive Plant Management Program
  • Whitesbog Preservation Trust (Browns Mills, NJ)
  • Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge  (Medford, NJ)
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  • Private organizations outside Long Island, NY -  Colleges, Universities & Educational:

    Private organizations outside Long Island, NY  -  Historical:

  • Fire Towers of New York  (private web site; not an organization)
  • Fire Towers of New York - Long Island Region  (includes several towers formerly in the Central Pine Barrens)
  • United States Geneology Network  (USGEN; Rio Vista, CA)
  • USGEN - Nassau County, NY - Aviation on the Hempstead Plains
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  • Private organizations outside Long Island, NY - Land Use and Planning:

  • American Farmland Trust (AFT) (Washington, DC)
  • American Planning Association (APA)  (Chicago, IL)
  • APA - New York Metro Chapter (New York, NY)
  • APA - New York Metro Chapter - Long Island Section
  • Andropogon Associates (Philadelphia   PA)
  • Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions  (Trenton, NJ and Mendham, NJ)
  • Association of Towns of the State of New York  (Albany, NY)
  • International Code Council (ICC)  (Washington, DC)
  • ICC - National Blue Ribbon Panel on Wildland Urban Interface Fire
  • ICC - Wildfire Safety:  Protect Your Home and Community
  • International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives - Local Governments for Sustainability (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • Land Trust Alliance (LTA)  (Washington, DC)
  • Lincoln Institute of Land Policy  (Cambridge, MA)
  • National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals (NALGEP)  (Washington, DC)
  • New York Planning Federation  (Albany, NY)
  • New York State Association of Environmental Management Councils
  • New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials  (Albany, NY)
  • New York State Land Title Association  (New York, NY)
  • Regional Plan Association (RPA)  (New York, NY)
  • The Roads of Metro New York
  • Tri-State Transportation Campaign (New York, NY)
  • Trust for Public Land (TPL)  (San Francisco, CA)
  • TPL - Mid Atlantic Regional Office  (New York, NY)
  • TPL - New York Page
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors  (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors - Mayors Climate Protection Center
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  • Private organizations outside Long Island, NY -  Legal:

  • Albany Law School  (Albany, NY)
  • Albany Law School - Government Law Center
  • Community Rights Counsel (CRC)  (Washington, DC)
  • CRC - New York Pine Barrens: Protection Reaffirmed in the Second Circuit
  • Environmental Law Institute (ELI)  (Washington, DC)
  • ELI - NY Environmental Protection Fund  (pdf)
  • Georgetown University Law Center - Environmental Policy and Law Institute  (Washington, DC)
  • New York Legislative Service  (New York, NY)
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)  (Albany, NY)
  • NYSBA - The Courts of New York
  • Law.com
  • Robert's Rules of Order
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  • Private organizations outside Long Island, NY  -  Miscellaneous Cooperators & Vendors not listed elsewhere:

  • LA Management Company  (Denver, NC)  (vendor; worked upon instructor's CD-ROM version of Wildfire Safety video)
  • Paul M. Bray  (Albany, NY) (Active in the establishment and continuation of the park twinnings project between NY State and Italian parks)
  • Paul M. Bray - Italian and American Park and Protected Area Twinning
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  • Private organizations outside Long Island, NY -  News Media:

  • Empire State News  (Middletown, NY)
  • Environmental News Network  (San Francisco, CA and Sun Valley, ID)
  • Legislative Gazette  (Albany, NY)
  • Telly Awards  (Cincinnati, OH) (The "Wildfire Safety and Awareness" video was a 2002 Telly finalist)
  • The Press of Atlantic City  (Pleasantville, NJ)  (Source for NJ Pinelands news articles)
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  • Private organizations outside Long Island, NY  -  Outdoors Recreational:

    Private organizations outside Long Island, NY  -  Scientific & Technical:

  • American Chestnut Foundation  (Bennington, VT)
  • American Fisheries Society  (Alpharetta, GA)
  • American Forests  (Washington, DC)
  • American Forests - Global ReLeaf Program
  • American Forests - Global ReLeaf Program - New York Projects  (includes Central Pine Barrens tree planting projects)
  • American Lyme Disease Foundation  (Somers, NY)
  • American Public Gardens Association  (Wilmington, DE)
  • American Red Cross  (Washington, DC)
  • Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (Washington, DC)
  • Battelle Memorial Institute  (Columbus, OH)  (partner with SUNY at Stony Brook in Brookhaven Science Associates; donor to Research Forum)
  • Battelle - Selected Press Releases  (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • Birdsource  (joint project of Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society)
  • Center for Urban Restoration Ecology (New Brunswick, NJ)  (partnership of Rutgers University and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden)
  • Colorado Wildfire Academy (Alamosa, CO)
  • Connecticut Botanical Society  (Glastonbury, CT)
  • Dihydrogen Monoxide Home Page and Frequently Asked Questions About Dihydrogen Monoxide  (don't miss this elegant spoof!)
  • Environmental Systems Research Institute (Vendor)  (Redlands, CA)
  • Forest Technology Systems, Ltd. (Vendor)  (Victoria, BC)
  • Hudsonia  (Red Hook, NY)
  • Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)  (Boston, MA)
  • IBHS - Wildfire
  • Institute of Ecosystem Studies  (Millbrook, NY)
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)  (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • ISO - ISO Management Systems (journal; May/June 2002) - NYS forest ecosystem benefits from ISO 14000-based fire management  (local pdf)
  • Invasive Plant Council of New York State  (Troy, NY)
  • Kimball's Biology Pages  (Dr. John Kimball's personal site containing an online, searchable biology textbook)
  • Lyme Disease Association  (Jackson, NJ)
  • Lyme Disease Foundation  (Tolland, CT)
  • Lyme Disease Network of New Jersey (East Brunswick, NJ)
  • Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences  (Manomet, MA)
  • National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners  (Washington, DC)
  • National Association of Resource Conservation & Development Councils (NARC&D)  (Washington, DC)
  • National Association of State Foresters (NASF)  (Washington, DC)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)  (Quincy, MA)
  • Native Plant Society of New Jersey  (New Brunswick, NJ)
  • Nature Serve  (Arlington, VA)
  • Nature Serve - Explorer (database of plants, animals, and ecological communities of the US and Canada)
  • New England Wild Flower Society  (Framingham, MA)
  • New York City Butterfly Club (New York, NY) and North Jersey Butterfly Club (Morris Township, NJ) - "The Mulberry Wing" Annual Field Notes
  • New York Flora Association  (Albany, NY)
  • New York Flora Association - New York Flora Atlas
  • New York - New Jersey - Connecticut Botany Online (NYNJCTBO)
  • NYNJCTBO - Hiking Sites New York East of Hudson  (links to individual park and preserve descriptions, grouped by county)
  • New York State Council of Professional Geologists  (Albany, NY)
  • New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association  (Albany, NY)
  • New York State Society of Professional Engineers  (Troy)
  • New York State Wetlands Forum  (Latham, NY)
  • New York Water Environment Association (Syracuse, NY)
  • North American Butterfly Association  (Morristown, NJ)
  • North American Butterfly Association - Karner Blue article
  • North American Mycological Association  (Oakland, CA)  (see web site for NY area chapters)
  • NorthEast Hawk Watch  (Southwick, MA)
  • Pew Oceans Commission  (Arlington, VA)
  • Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac Information Center
  • Purple Martin Conservation Association  (Edinboro, PA)
  • Rhode Island Natural History Survey  (Kingston, RI)
  • Sand County Foundation  (Madison, WI)
  • SOS Fires: Youth Intervention Programs  (Gresham, OR)
  • Tall Timbers Research Station  (Tallahassee, FL)
  • The Nature Conservancy (TNC) - National page  (Arlington, VA)
  • TNC - Connecticut Chapter  (Middletown, CT)
  • TNC - Fire Learning Network (FLN)  (see the workshop summaries for references to the LI Pine Barrens, one of the participating sites)
  • TNC - Invasives on the Web (Davis, CA)
  • TNC - Massachusetts Chapter  (Boston, MA)
  • TNC - New Hampshire Chapter  (Concord, NH)
  • TNC - New Jersey Chapter  (Chester, NJ)
  • TNC - New York Chapters  (several locations)
  • TNC - NY - Places We Protect in NY
  • TNC - NY - Eastern NY Chapter - Albany Pine Bush
  • TNC - The 5-S Framework for Site Conservation  (pdf; describes the "5S" site specific planning methodology used by the Protected Lands Council)
  • TNC - Selected Press Releases (local list of pine barrens and related releases)
  • The Trustees of Reservations (Beverly, MA)
  • Torrey Botanical Society (Bronx, NY)
  • United States Green Building Council  (Washington, DC)
  • Wikimedia Foundation Inc. (FL) - Wikipedia encyclopedia
  • Wikipedia - List of pine barrens areas in North America
  • Wikipedia - Long Island Central Pine Barrens entry
  • Wikipedia - New Jersey Pine Barrens (Pinelands)
  • Wikipedia - New York State entry (includes Central Pine Barrens)
  • Wildlife Conservation Society - National page  (New York, NY)
  • Wildlife Society - National Page  (Bethesda, MD)
  • Wildlife Society - New York Chapter
  • World of Mosses  (Ontario, Canada)
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