The Lasting Legacy of the First Farmland Preservation Program

Drive through New York’s western Long Island on any given afternoon—particularly as rush hour approaches—and you’ll be moved not by the idyllic rolling hills of verdant farmland but, rather, by the throb of traffic on the LIE (local parlance for the ever-crowded highway known as the Long Island Expressway). The densely populated, 118-mile-long island, which … Read more