Association of Great Neck
Clark Beach

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Save the dates for 2017 AGN Events. Click on the link in sidebar at the left for a list of our annual and new events.

The Spring season kicks off with our neighborhood Earth Day Clean-Up on Saturday, April 22. We will be meeting in the Clark Beach parking lot or at the Triangle Garden at 9:00 AM. Be prepared with gloves if you need them. Coffee, water and bagels will be provided. The rain date is Sunday, April 23. AGN will provide garbage bags, and the Town will pick up our collected trash. Thanks in advance for helping keep Great Neck beautiful.

Our Annual Membership Meeting is Saturday, May 13 at 10 AM in the Clark Beach parking lot. AGN Board members will report on our accomplishments for the previous year, events and activities for the coming year, and award the annual AGN Scholarships. If you are a member of AGN, you can vote in the election of Officers and new board members for the 2017-2018 year. You will also have the opportunity to join AGN or renew your membership, and purchase pram stickers. Also before the meeting (9:15am) the pram racks will be set up on Clark Beach for the season. Coffee and bagels will be provided.

The 2017 Winter e-Newsletter is now posted on the site. See link in sidebar at left.

Vegetation corridors adjacent to shorelines provide valuable social, economic, and environmental benefits to people and wildlife. 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: April 16, 2017