Association of Great Neck
Clark Beach

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Great Neck --
A History

(Courtesy of Doris Wilson)

Clark Pond --
A History

(Courtesy of Stanley Wood)

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Clark Beach Dog Policy

Pram/Kayak Policy


Submit your AGN Scholarship application by April 9. The AGN scholarship is available to any graduating high school senior of Great Neck whose family is a current member of AGN. In addition to the application you must submit an essay "Growing up on Great Neck". Applications are available at the Ipswich High School and are due April 9, 2015. The scholarship will be awarded at the AGN Annual Meeting, May 9. For more information, contact Justine May, Guidance Counselor, Ipswich High School.

The 2015 AGN activities schedule is posted on our Calendar of Events page.

The Novemeber/December 2014 Newsletter is now posted on the site. See link in sidebar at left.

The AGN 23rd Annual Turkey Tune Up 5K Road Race and Fitness Walk to benefit the AGN Scholarship Fund was Saturday November 8. Race results are HERE.

Vegetation corridors adjacent to shorelines provide valuable social, economic, and environmental benefits to people and nature. Shoreline buffers refer to the forested or vegetated strips of land that border lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, and ponds. These strips of ground covers, shrubs and trees help protect water quality, aquatic ecosystems, fish and wildlife, and lessen the impacts of flooding. The canopy created by trees, shrubs, and herbaceous vegetation moderates the impact of heavy rains, shades the shoreline to keep water temperatures cooler, produces organic matter and woody debris essential to shallow-water ecology, and provides food and shelter for wildlife. The vegetation also helps to decrease flood hazards by increasing the soils ability to absorb water. Root systems give soil structure, hold soil in place, direct rainfall down into the soil instead of over the soil, and can extract nutrients and contaminates from soil. Maintenance and restoration of shoreline vegetation allows native plants to fill in the shore-land zone increasing biodiversity and wildlife habitat.

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Last revised: March 18, 2015