Ken Kindler's is an essential resource for trails advocates. Lots of useful links there. Also of interest to hikers: The Long Island Greenbelt Trails Conference. And don't miss the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society site and the Southampton Trails Preservation Society site. Also see the Long Island Trail Lovers Coalition.

The Long Island Wine Council site is a valuable guide to our Wine Country.

Birders: you should know about LIBIRDING.COM. And be sure to add the South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center to your bookmarks.

Journalist Karl Grossman's environmental reporting is available at

At Bob Ficalora's you can find a copy of the Dongan Patents, info on Stuart Vorpahl's case, and other interesting stuff.

Do you know about the Peconic Estuary Program and the Peconic Baykeeper? Check out their websites.

Get on board the eco-energy bandwagon. Check out Renewable Energy for Long Island.

If you see marine wildlife in trouble call the Riverhead Foundation at 631 369 9829.

The New York League of Conservation Voters site has useful information about conservation politics.

The Peconic Institute is devoted to sustainability issues.

Looking for general info about East End environmental organizations and their activities? Here's a list of East End environmental organizations:

The Nature Conservancy
Group For The East End
Peconic Land Trust
Sierra Club: Long Island Group
Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation
North Fork Environmental Council
Long Island Pine Barrens Society
Long Island Botanical Society
Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt
Peconic Baykeeper
Peconic Estuary Program
South Fork Groundwater Task Force
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Concerned Citizens of Montauk
Save Sag Harbor Group
LI Green

Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island
American Littoral Society: Northeast chapter
Surfrider Foundation: Eastern Long Island Chapter
Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
Spokespeople of Long Island

Ticks and Lyme Disease

Want to report an environmental emergency, or just looking for information? Here are some East End environmental hotlines:

Pine Barrens Watch and Countywide Environmental Hotline - 800-BARRENS
Turn in Poachers and Polluters Hotline - 800-TIPP-DEC
Environmental "TIP" Line - 800-ENCRIME
NYS Region 1 Wildlife Office (rescue and rehabilitation) - 631-444-0310
East End Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Network - 631-287-5428
Heart of the Wild - 631-287-5428
North Sea Wildlife Rehabilitation Center - 631-283-5845
Save the Animals Rescue Foundation - 631-728-8207
Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons - 631-728-WILD
NYS DEC Bureau of Pesticides - 631-444-0340
NYS DEC Pesticide Reporting Hotline - 888-457-0110
NYS DOH Environmental Health Info Line - 800-458-1158
EPA Pesticide Information Hotline - 732-321-6669
Cornell Cooperative Extension - 631-727-7850

East End Food

The Wainscott Seafood Shop