Meadowlark: The Newsletter of Friends of Hempstead Plains
Barbara Reiher-Meyers, 2007 Anthology of Poetry, a Compilation of Poems from Poetry Workshops at the Hempstead Plains.
Cain, Stanley A., Mary Nelson, and Walter McLean, 1937, Andropogonetum Hempsteadi: a Long Island Grassland Vegetation Type, The American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 18, No. 3, May, pp 334-350.
Conrad, H. S., 1935, The Plant Association of Central Long Island, Amer. Mid. Nat. 16:343, pp. 481-487.
DeWan, George; 1998, The Prairie that Was; Newsday’s Long Island: Our Story, p. 11.
Ferguson, W.C., 1925, Contributions to the Flora of L.I., Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, 52: pp. 133-136.
Gibbs, Alonzo, 1968, The Fields Breathe Sweet, Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co., Inc.; New York.
Gulotta, Betsy, 2008, Island Prairie, Plants and Animals of the Hempstead Plains, Long Island, New York, illustrated by Harriet Carotenuto
Harper, R.M., 1918, The Vegetation of the Hempstead Plains, Memoirs Torrey Bot. Club. 18: pp. 362 -386.
Hicks, Henry, 1892, The Flora of the Hempstead Plains, Long Island; unpublished thesis prepared for degree of B.S. in Agriculture, Cornell University.
Knobel, Edward, 1977, Field Guide to the Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of the United States, Dover Publication, New York.
McManus, Arthur T., 1968, The Hempstead Plains – A Vanishing Heritage.
Harper, R.W.; The Vegetation of the Hempstead Plains, Bulletin Torrey Botanical Club, 17; 1918; pp 262-286.
Neidich, Carole, 1988, The Hempstead Plains and the Birdfoot Violet, Long Island Forum, Spring, pp 54-62.
Newcomb, Lawrence, 1977, Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, Little, Brown and Company, New York.
Packard, Stephen and Cornelia Mutel, eds. 1997, .The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook for Prairies, Savannas, and Woodlands, Island Press, Washington DC.
Peterson, Roger Tory, 1980, Eastern Birds, A Field Guide to the Birds, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA.
Peterson, Roger Tory and Margaret McKenny, 1968, A Field Guide to Wildflowers of Northeastern and North-central America, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA.
Svenson, H. K., 1939, The Early Vegetation of Long Island, Brooklyn Bot. Gar. Rec., 25 (3); pp. 10-13.
Seyfert, Wayne G., 1973, A Study of the Hempstead Plains. Long Island, New York, and its Vascular Flora; unpublished Master’s Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate Studies Program of C.W. Post College of Long Island University.
Smith, S.J., 1965, Checklist of the Grasses of New York State, New York Sate Museum and Science Service Bulletin 403.
Soil Survey of Nassau County, New York, 1987, United States Department of Agriculture and Soil Conservation Service.
Stalter, Richard and Lamont, Eric E.,1987, Vegetation of Hempstead Plains, Mitchell Field, Long Island, New York; Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 114(3), pp 330-335.
VanWie, Paul, 2008, The Hempstead Plains Heritage Trail, a Journey through 350 years of American History, Franklin Square Historical Society.
America’s Prairie: Where the Sky Began, 2001, Films for the Humanities.
Grassland Environments: Animals in the Grasslands, 2001, Films for the Humanities,
Grassland Environments: Fire and its Effects, 2001, Films for the Humanities.
History along the Turnpike; Levittown, 2004, Richard Altomonte, History Films, L.I.
Hempstead Plains; Documentary of the history and management by Friends of Hempstead Plains at Nassau Community College: 2006, Richard Altomonte, History Films, L.I., in preparation.
UPCOMING EVENTS: SPRING 2017
FRIDAY AFTERNOON WALKS AT THE HEMPSTEAD PLAINS
April 7 and 21, May 5 and 19, June 2 and 16, July 7. Bring your camera, binoculars and sneakers.
WEEKEND VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY WORKDAYS
Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
April 8 and 22, May 6 and 20, June 3 and 17, July 8. Bring gloves, rakes and clippers. Call to schedule additional workdays.