Entries by fic0n5erv

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Three Cheers for Chocomount!

 Today: Lest we forget the wondrous beauty of Fishers Island that each individual beach here gifts us with…. Chocomount: Although “shifty” during the “off season” – so VERY generous to our families for decades! From the Field, Video Snippet, Justine Kibbe, November 7, 2018

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The Island Blues

 Can be quite becoming: I’m sitting at my desk on this very dreary afternoon. With camera ever by my side, I was delighted at first glance to observe a small Flicker woodpecker; perhaps share with folks. But just now a bedraggled Blue heron has joined me! Very unusual for this type bird to perch […]

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Wooley Bear Naked!

No black “woolens” on this caterpillar. It’s nearly 65 degrees today on Island-those folks over at “folklore” might be on to something; like a very mild winter?! From the Field, Video Snippet, Justine Kibbe, Nov. 1, 2018

Ecologists Have this Simple Request to Homeowners — Plant Native

A Must Read! This wonderfully “timely” article mentions Dr. Doug Tallamy, founder of “Neighborhood Nestwatch” and whose collaborative research with Fishers Island Conservancy has been monumental for land preservation here these past years. . . Ecologists Have this Simple Request to Homeowners — Plant Native A new study shows how quickly songbird populations fall off […]