Resources

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Downloads / Information Packets

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Local Septic Services

Hamptons Septic Services

 

Onsite Private Well Water Testing

Suffolk County Department of Health Services

 

Stormwater Management

Peconic Estuary Rewards Program
Homeowners Rebate Program $100 per rain barrel and up to $500 for raingarden installations

 

Toxic-Free Landscaping

Bridge Gardens
Bridge Gardens is a stewardship project of the Peconic Land Trust and serves as a multi-purpose, multi-disciplinary outdoor classroom, demonstration garden and community resource with a focus on sustainable lawn and gardening practices.

 

Cornell Cooperative Extension
Soil Testing & Rain Garden Tutorials

 

Fort Pond Native Plants
Montauk nursery & landscape company specializing in native plant species and organic maintenance.

 

Perfect Earth Project
Founded in 2013, The Perfect Earth Project (PEP) is a rapidly expanding non-profit organization promoting toxin-free land management around the world. PEP operates from offices in East Hampton, New York. We raise consciousness about the dangers of synthetic, toxic, lawn and garden chemicals to humans and the environment, and educate homeowners and professionals in nature-based techniques that provide beautiful, safe results.  $250 consultation and/or they offer free lawn advice

 

Suffolk County’s Healthy Lawns Clean Water Program

CLICK HERE for a calibration worksheet to help You determine how much nitrogen you are putting on your lawn.

 

S.T.O.P (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants)

S.T.O.P. DAYS are scheduled days in which residents of East Hampton are permitted to dispose of household hazardous materials at the East Hampton and Montauk facilities.

 

Long Island: Where Does It Go When I Flush? | The Nature Conservancy

Long Island’s conventional septic systems only function as designed when there is enough distance between the leaching pit and the ground water. In low-lying coastal areas septic systems are commonly considered ‘failing’ when the ground water comes close to the leaching pit. Many septic systems can fail at once when rain or storm surges submerge septic systems and/or elevate the water table. In addition to nitrogen pollution, failing septic systems release pathogens that are a direct threat to human health.      

Click HERE for Video