Earth Day Neighborhood Safari

All week long, National Geographic has been celebrating Earth Day on their newly launched, NatGeo@Home. National Geographic’s Hub is filled with enriching learning resources helping parents and teachers find content for kids and students that will keep them engaged and empowered to make the world a better place. Celebrating Earth Day all week long (April 17-22), the […]

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Google 3D Animals

 Lions, Tigers and Bears OH MY! There are so many incredible animals you can view with AR technology on your hand held device thanks to Google. We are having so much fun viewing Google’s 3D Animals and we think your family will enjoy it, as well. 

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Ecology Sites/ Nature Centers on Long Island

We all love animals don’t we? We have some wonderful places to visit on Long Island where the staff takes care of some incredible animals and educates the community on how we can help and protect them, as well. I recommend visiting all of the places listed below with your family. They are all wonderful.

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Shining Child- Cara Scaduto

Cara’s love for animals and compassion for others is why she is our Shining Child of the month. Meet nine-year old, Cara Scaduto. Cara is very artistically talented and she puts that talent to great use. She is making a difference with her artistic talent in our community in big ways. Whether her art is […]

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Sweetbriar Nature Center’s Long Island Woodland Exhibit: Forest to Forest

Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown announces the grand opening of a new sensory experience. Visiting families can climb up the staircase of our nature center and take in the beauty and diversity of our simulated rain forest as they have been able to do for many years.  However, now, when they pass through the tropical […]

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Long Island Nature Preserves and Gardens

It is a beautiful day outside and you want to head outdoors. Being a resident on Long Island we are lucky to be surrounded by such natural beauty. Not only do you get to walk through picturesque scenery but you can capture some amazing photos with your family.   Long Island inhabits beautiful wild flowers, […]

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Visit the Animals here on Long Island- Places to Go

Heading out with your family? How about a day out to visit and learn about animals? Long Island has a lot of great places to visit where animals are the main attraction. Check out our list of great places to visit:

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Benner’s Farm Easter Egg Hunt

We went to Benner’s Farm for their annual Easter Egg Hunt and it was adorable. We met the Easter bunny, successfully took part in the Easter Egg Hunt and we loved seeing all the animals on the farm. Spring Festivities on the farm is always a great celebration. Benner’s Farm is a private fifteen-acre family […]

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The Long Island Game Farm

The Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo is a great day out for the family with great animals to see and feed throughout. We packed up the kids and headed to the Long Island Game Farm and the kids could not wait to meet Clifford the Giraffe. When we entered there […]

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Getting to know the Smith Family of Long Island

 Here on Long Island we have a lot of family owned businesses and some have been around for a very long time. The Smith family in particular happens to be one of the coolest and successfully run family businesses on Long Island with a store unlike any other. We are talking about Jungle Bob’s Reptile World located in […]

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