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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Fire Island,

barrier beach, 32 mi (52 km) long, off the south shore of Long Island, SE N.Y., separating Great South Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. Robert Moses State Park is at its west end. Once accessible only by boat, Fire Island is now linked with Long Island by bridge and causeway, but automobile access is limited; ferry services connect it with South Shore towns. A retreat of New York City residents, Fire Island has long been noted for its varied communities, including resorts favored by gay vacationers. The Fire Island National Seashore (est. 1964) embraces all of the island except the state park (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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We are going to continue this success by bolstering the Fire Island reef with an assortment of material, and show that New York, and Long Island in particular, can and will be the showcase to demonstrate how to build a green economy and a green environment for the rest of the nation."
"We continue to grow our scope of service to our customers and clients here on the Island with the addition of our second Fire Island office," said Ann Conroy, President of Douglas Elliman Long Island.
The two beaches along Fire Island National Seashore are over 4 miles apart.
During the summer of 2010, when LIU offered "Fire Island to Ellis Island" for a second time, Kathleen Nolan of St Francis College in Brooklyn joined the program as a marine biologist with expertise in dune ecology She camped with us on Fire Island and led field workshops introducing the students to dune habitats and local marine life.
This is a far cry from the adventures of PaJaMa, the midcentury throuple made up of artists Paul Cadmus, Jared French, and Margaret French, who botanized the Fire Island boardwalks, striking antic poses, pictures of which were passed among their bohemian friends and later captured in the endearing photobook Collaboration (1992).
G VEA (Golden Valley Electric Association) and CIRI (Cook Inlet Region, Inc.) jointly announced the re-start of negotiations for GVEA to purchase the wind power from CIRI's planned Fire Island Wind, Phase 2.
Renowned photographer, Susan Kravitz' new book, Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem: Independence Day on Fire Island, hit bookstores on July 4th--the 40th anniversary of the "Invasion."
He was also responsible for many fine tracks under the names of Roach Motel, Fire Island and, of course, Heller and Farley.
So in 2009, after selling their home on Fire Island, the couple bought a five-bedroom farmhouse in upstate New York for $800,000.
EG: Fire Island Artist Residency was inspired by the need to preserve the existing queer-art-making history on Fire Island.
For a truly unique experience just a few hours from Manhattan, visit Fire Island National Seashore.