Group for the East End protects and restores the environment of eastern Long Island, New York through professional advocacy and education. We inspire people to embrace a conservation ethic and to take action in their local community.


The organization was established in Bridgehampton in 1972 to serve as a community advocate for conservation  in response to broad-based community concern about the future development of the region.  The Group employs a full-time staff of professional planners, natural resource specialists, and environmental educators that bring over 100 years of collective land use, education, and public advocacy experience to the local community. Over the years, the Group has developed a reputation for achieving lasting conservation success with the support of broad-based civic, business, and elected constituencies.

Please see our Advocacy and Education pages to find out more about our work in the community.