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International Coastal Cleanup

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September 21, 2019

10am-12pm.

Sands Point Preserve

Sands Point

All Ages

FREE

Event description:

Help collect debris on the Preserve’s beautiful beach and be a part of the international initiative to clean up beaches and waterways around the globe. It is the 32nd anniversary of the Ocean Conservancy’s immensely effective program – debris is collected and analyzed, so valuable data about waste can be culled, and its impact on the environment can be assessed. It is important work for today and the future, so please join at any time between 10 am and noon. Free admission to the Preserve for all participants!

Address: 127 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050
Phone: 516-571-7901
Website: sandspointpreserve.org

About Sands Point Preserve


In the early 20th century, Sands Point Preserve was the home of the Guggenheim family. The buildings on the estate are monuments to the opulent lifestyle for which Long Island’s North Shore is known.

The 216-acre Sands Point Preserve is an interesting mixture of natural and landscaped areas. Diverse natural habitats for a variety of plants and animals are supported on the the Preserve including mature forest, woodlands, fields, meadows, a freshwater pond, glacial cliffs and shoreline on the Long Island Sound.

Visitors are welcome to stroll, hike, jog and/or run on the six marked trails through the woods, around the pond, and along the beach. Trail maps and schedule of guided nature walks are available at the Gatehouse.






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