LINPI offers the opportunity to learn how to handle native seed and/or propagation native plants.  In exchange for your valuable time, we offer an array of work days, where you will learn to identify species by seed, germinate seed, and care for plantlets.  You're welcome to join us for any or all of the events.

Please RSVP if you plan on attending.

2017 Spring Volunteer Day Schedule:

April  28, 29 

May 5, 6, 19, 20, 26, 27

Time and Location:

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Suffolk Community College Eastern Campus Greenhouse

121 Speonk Riverhead Rd. Riverhead, NY 11901

RSVP is Required:

Dress in layers and in clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Light refreshments provided. 





LINPI is a 501(c)3 organization. Please consider making a tax deductible donation today. Your support helps LINPI continue to grow and go to seed.  
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LINPI's progressive mission and efforts continue to capture the
attention of a variety of media outlets.   We are very appreciative of
and excited by the outstanding press coverage and the opportunities to
highlight the benefits of using native plants in the landscape.  This
integral educational component continues to catalyze a public demand
for while ensuring a commercial supply of native plants!

Many thanks to all of the reporters, photographers, radio hosts, as
well as the cameramen and women who have and continue to interview us!


Real Estate: Pushing to bring back L.I. flora

by Rachel Young 06/30/2013

Garden trend that gets back to the Island’s roots

Author: Sal Vaglica | Published: Monday, September 23, 2013


Long Island Magazine - Lindsay McCabe, August 3, 2013 - By Lyndsay McCabe


WPKN 89.5  Sustainable East End - Francesca Rheannon and Tony Ernst, Sustainable East End  July 11, 2013


WCBS2 - Carolyn Gustof - July 6, 2013


Times Review (Riverhead) – Native Plant Advocates Get Restless – 06/27/2013 - By Rachel Young


East End Beacon - Beth Young June 19, 2013 -  Native Plant Revolution Brewing
Posted by Beth Young 


Newsday - by Carol Polsky - May 29, 2013