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Nikola Tesla: The Man, The Myth, The Legacy

We are grateful the rain held off as we traipsed about the site of Nikola Tesla’s last and only surviving laboratory, “Wardenclyffe." There, board member Neil Baggett talked about the great scientist and his time on Long Island, and plans to advance his legacy. While nothing can replace an in-person tour – we highly recommend taking one if you can! -- here is a bit of what we learned:
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Get Support for Going Green: LI Garden Rewards Program

As part of a broader initiative to address nitrogen pollution, The Long Island
Flyer for a three-part educational series at Town Hall on "How to Improve & Protect our Marine Ecosystem." Join them Tuesday, June 6th at 6pm for the next one!

Come Learn: Huntington-Northport Oyster Reef Project

As part of a larger program, the Huntington Rotary has been coordinating a 3-part forum at Town Hall, “How to Improve and Protect Our Marine Ecosystem” featuring Aquaculture Experts at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.
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Groundbreaking at Nikola Tesla’s Last Remaining Lab

The Phase 1 groundbreaking ceremony for the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe (TSCW) marked a milestone in a massive international and yet deeply local endeavor to restore Nikola Tesla's last remaining laboratory, advance his humanistic legacy, and inspire great innovation.

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Ride With Kindness Ambassador Cindy Mardenfeld to Support Diabetes Research

Cindy Mardenfeld of Infinity Relations is a great friend to Long Island and one of the kindest, most encouraging people I’ve ever met. Please help her raise money and awareness to support diabetes research!
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COVID-19: Sources of Good Information from Reputable Sources

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A Marriage of Art and Science to Address Global Food Insecurity: PlantingSeed Jewelry

Dr. Kate Creasey-Krainer seems as much an elegant permaculturalist, dedicated to environmental health and sustainability, as she is a highly trained and published plant geneticist. She believes that science is only as good as the integrity of the science communication with those of us who aren’t experts.
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On Sunflower’s Golden Spirals

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