Invite Land Use Training Invite_WEB

To register, visit http://www.hofstra.edu/pdf/community/bdc/breslin/land-use-training-invite-092517.pdf

AICP-CM Credits have been requested. 

2017 Slyvester Manor Tour Flyer FINAL

A special thank you to Sara Gordon, AICP, for an informative and captivating tour of Sylvester Manor!  Please visit Sylvester Manor for exciting events year-round!

Some photos from the APA tour……………..

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Burying Ground of the Colored People of Sylvester Manor since

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Oldfields area in an effort to revive historic
farmland, saving it from the choke of invasive vines.

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Lunch by the Farmstand.  The Farmstand was built in 2011 using lightning-struck pines milled on the property.

IAOWTSClassLogo1706.jpgAn educational session on
will be offered from 10AM to 3PM
on the following dates and venues

June 8, 2017:   The Nature Conservancy, 250 Lawrence Hill Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
June 20, 2017:  Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, 423 Griffing Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901
June 28, 2017:  Henrietta Acampora Cottage, 39 Montauk Highway, Blue Point, NY

For more information, and instructions on how to register, please Click Here.


On Friday, May 19th, 2017 the LI Section held its annual Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship Breakfast at the the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College in Farmingdale.  The event was attended by more than 75 public and private sector planners, engineers and economic development professionals.  The event kicked off with inspiring words from Long Island’s own Maxwell L. Sokol, AICP, President, APA NY Metro Chapter.  We then heard from our four Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship recipients on their experience and perspectives from the APA National Planning Conference held in NYC earlier in May.  Two topical panels (Downtown Hicksville Revitalization and Incremental Development) rounded out the morning.  See below for a few photos and panel PowerPoint presentations.  Thank you again to the LI Section Steering Committee and all of our sponsors!  See you next year!



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Maxwell L. Sokol, AICP, APA NY Metro Chapter President


Congratulations to our 2017 Arthur Kunz Memorial Scholarship Recipients.

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Panel #1:  Downtown Hicksville Revitalization


Panel #2:  Incremental Development – Delivering Big Changes with Small Places

Sponsors Page 5.11.17


webheader_2017We hope you all enjoyed this year’s APA National Planning Conference!  The Long Island Section was certainly well-represented!  Thank you to all who volunteered during the NPC, and particularly to those who made the Long Island mobile workshops such a success!  Here are a few photos from the four Long Island mobile workshops that took place during the event.

Cultivating Opportunities for Sustainable Development (Sunday, May 7th)

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Long Beach Community Resurgence Post-Sandy (Monday, May 8th)Long Beach Mobile Workshop1.jpg

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Reinventing Suburbia Community Based TOD’s (Monday, May 8th)

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Bay Park Unified – Integrated Perimeter Flood Protection (Tuesday, May 9th)

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The USGBC Long Island Chapter, Sustainable Transportation Committee, presents

Greening Long Island’s Commute with Bike Share and Electric Vehicles

Evening Program

June 13, 2017 from 5pm – 8pm **New Date

150 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY

Lower Level – Media Center

Our transportation choices and policies have large environmental, economic and social impacts. It is a major contributor to air pollution and greenhouse gases; 27% of U.S. greenhouse gases are from transportation. Transportation represents 28% of total energy consumed in the U.S.

Join us for two lively panel discussions on the latest developments in bike share and electric vehicle technology and incentives. Panelists will include experts in these fields as well as local leaders helping to shape the coalitions needed to foster more sustainable transportation on Long Island.

5pm – 6pm – Refreshments, Networking, Exhibitors
6pm – 8pm – Panel Discussions:

  • Can a Regional Bike Share program work on Long Island?
  • The latest developments with Electric Vehicles and charging station infrastructure on Long Island

CLICK HERE for Further Details and Registration Instructions!

Sustainable Long Island and the PSEG Foundation