Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt is dedicated to the preservation, stewardship, and public appreciation of the unique expanse of coastal plain ponds, freshwater swamps, wetlands, and woodlands in the Town of Southampton known as the Long Pond Greenbelt, which stretches from Ligonee Creek in Sag Harbor to Sagg Pond in Sagaponack.

Dear Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt

Happy New Year!

2017 marks the 20th Anniversary of Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt (FLPG) and I would like to congratulate all of you for your dedication to our amazing Long Pond Greenbelt. 

Over the past 20 years your support has protected the Greenbelt against illegal activities, allowed us to test the ponds, and helped to educate children, students and adults about the Greenbelt through our Storybook Trail, the Tree ID trail and our ‘In the Meadow’ school program. With your help, Vineyard Field has been reverted to a beautiful grasslands and trail system enjoyed by hikers, strollers, birders, teachers, students and more.  

Your voices have been heard and the Greenbelt has been expanded through land purchases made by the Community Preservation Fund. The Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center has opened and now offers a reading room and ‘Sundays at 2’ programs and is home to the Richard Hendrickson weather station.

To celebrate these past 20 years of action, FLPG has organized some special events throughout the year and I hope you will join us so we can thank you personally. 

Thank you all!


Dai Dayton, President
Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt


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