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Nov 06, 2018 - Newsday (New York)

Town mulls buying in Long Pond Greenbelt

Southampton Town officials are seeking to purchase and preserve a 5.5-acre Bridgehampton parcel in an environmentally sensitive area known as the Long Pond Greenbelt.

The Long Pond Greenbelt is a stretch of coastal plain ponds, freshwater swamps, wetlands and woodlands from Sag Harbor to Sagaponack and is home to what town officials said are species vulnerable to pollution.

"Much of the area's wildlife needs large contiguous blocks of ha...