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American Littoral Society NE Chapter

Mission: The American Littoral Society (ALS) is a national, non-profit, public interest, coastal conservation organization comprised of professional and amateur naturalists. It seeks to encourage a better understanding of the marine environment and provide a unified voice advocating protection of the delicate fabric of life along the shore. Publications, field trips and special projects such as the annual beach cleanup and the Jamaica Bay Guardian keep members abreast of current issues

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Focus Areas:

    • Education
    • Environment
    • Research in Science, Technology, and Social Sciences
    • Ecological restoration

Site types on which the group works:

    • Waterfront / Beach / Shoreline
    • Watershed / Sewershed
    • Natural / Restoration Area
    • Park

Services the group provides:

    • Data
    • Educational Curricula
    • Labor: Volunteers / Students / Interns
    • Plant Materials / Equipment
    • Public Relations / Outreach
    • Technical Assistance
    • Public Field trips & programs

Contact Information:
Address: 28 West 9th Road
Broad Channel, NY  11693
Contact Person: Don Riepe
Phone: (718) 318-9344

Year group was founded: 1980

Property jurisdiction on which the group works:
Public and Private

Organization size:
Paid Staff: 2 to 3
Volunteers: 6 to 10
Members: 11+
Annual Budget: $100,000-$200,000
Primary Funding Source:

Places where the organization works:
Counties: Bronx County, Kings County, New York County, Queens County, Richmond County, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Putnam County, Orange County, Rockland County, Westchester County, upstate NY Great Lakes area
States: New York, Connecticut

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FSID: 17A1019