Entries by Betty Ann Rubinow

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Island Sentinels

This Evening, Hay Harbor. Grateful on Fishers Island: Thank you Fishers Island Conservancy! The Island Sentinel Program, in its 6th year. Helping me to share Local. Traditional. Knowledge. with generations to come. So Proud of my 2018 Tribe: Wilson & Gardner Thors, with Marc Rosenberg monitoring Eel Grass meadows and wildlife trends. Stewardship is as Stewardship […]

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Weed Warriors: Still Strong

 Week 6: Removing invasive plant species within 175 acres of historic Parade Grounds, Fishers Island. Erick Jones, Emily Birardi, & Nickia Gibson from University of Delaware concentrate on European buckthorn and cottonwood as well as core invasives ; autumn olive, oriental bittersweet and bush honeysuckle. Video Snippet From the Field  

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Spotted Sandpiper Chick

 A spotted sandpiper chick scurries across my path at Race Point, Fishers Island. Its parents are close by foraging within a favorite feeding ground of assorted red and brown seaweeds along with moist, salty kelp. – A Snippet From the Field by Justine Kibbe July 6, 2018

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Healthy Seagrass Meadows

Low tide: Hungry Point, Fishers Island. Looking forward to working on the Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition with the Nature Conservancy Long Island & Henry L. Ferguson Museum. Stewardship is as stewardship does. Field Note, From the Field by Justine Kibbe, July 6, 2018

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Summer Sultry

Silver Eel Cove, Fishers Island. This VERY afternoon, I note an increase in Great Egrets within this harbor. Triple decker + 1 Stewardship is as Stewardship does! Field Note, From the Field by Justine Kibbe, July 4, 2018