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Posted on: February 13, 2023

2023 Beach Cleanup Dates Announced!

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The Town of Hempstead will once again be partnering with Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSEAS) to host monthly beach cleanups at Town beaches.  Volunteers can participate in 1.5 hour time slots to help clean our community beaches from tra...

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Conservation & Waterways News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Hempstead Town Teams Up with Audubon NY, AMSEAS, Neighbors to Host ‘Share the Shore Day'

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin joined members of Audubon New York, the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSEAS) and environmentally conscious neighbors to host the town’s first-ever “Share the Shore Day” at Lido Beach Town Park. The seaside eve...

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Conservation & Waterways News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Hempstead Town Deploys Shark Patrol, Provides Beach Safety Tips

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Beach season is well underway in America’s largest township and Town of Hempstead ocean lifeguards are out in full force, keeping watch over beachgoers and patrolling the waterways for unwelcome sharks. With a 10-foot mako shark having recently washed ash...

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Conservation & Waterways News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Clavin, Bay Constables Share Boater Safety Tips as Memorial Day Weekend Approaches

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Lido Beach, NY – The week leading up to Memorial Day Weekend denotes National Safe Boating Week, an important observance that raises awareness about the significance of boater safety. In response to this nautical week, Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Hempstead Town, Toyota Showcase Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles at Town Energy Park

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Building on Hempstead Town’s long history of environmental sustainability initiatives, Supervisor Don Clavin welcomed a new generation of hydrogen powered vehicles to the township’s Renewable Energy Park in Point Lookout.  The vehicles, manufactu...

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Conservation & Waterways News
Posted on: February 7, 2022

Hempstead Town Secures $300K NYS Grant to Support Enhanced Environmental Conservation Efforts

Supervisor Clavin oversees restoration efforts of town maintained waters off Inwood in Jamaica Bay.

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin was joined by members of the Town Board to announce $300K in new grant funding from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to support the Town of Hempstead’s Shellfish Restoration Program – a proje...

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Conservation & Waterways News
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Hempstead Town, National Grid Expand Hydrogen Fueling Station

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Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, members of the Town Board and National Grid announced a joint project, to build one of the first and largest clean hydrogen projects in the country. The HyGrid Project located in Point Lookout on Long Island will blen...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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