Young Environmental Enthusiast Produces Video

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sentinel

Marc Rosenberg, 14, of New York City volunteered for FIConservancy’s Island Sentinel project this summer and filmed an underwater video of endangered eelgrass.

Red-tailed Hawk vs. Mink

This dramatic image of a red-tailed hawk with its prey, a mink, is proof of the existence of minks on Fishers Island. The mink population here is described as “vibrant”.

Ospreys in Southold Town

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Over the past four years, the Group for the East End [of Long Island] has recorded a 50 percent increase in the number of nesting ospreys.

Dolphins Make Appearance

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dolphins

Max Soper shot this video of a few pods of dolphins Aug. 4 in Fishers Island Sound, with Hay Harbor in the background, and shared his exciting observation with FIConservancy.

Watch Out for Oleander Aphids!

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aphids

Dianne Crary observed this infestation of oleander aphids on her sister Jane Crary’s milkweed plants.

Exciting Day at Parade Grounds!

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entomology

“So creative!” “So well done!” “What a wonderful afternoon!” These were just a few of the comments heard as people left FIConservancy’s first-ever “Conservation on Parade” Sat. Aug. 11 at the Parade Grounds.

We’re Underwater at Hay Harbor!

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Seagrass

This August, Island Sentinels assist me in monitoring Hay Harbor. Here, Marc Rosenberg documents scarring within seagrass beds. This stewardship helps to further support & establish a Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition along with Henry L. Ferguson Museum and The Nature Conservancy, Long Island. …Way to go Sentinels!”   Video Snippet, From the Field, Justine […]

2018 Sunset on the Beach a Huge Success!

Doug Tallamy Sunset

University of Delaware entomologist, Doug Tallamy spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of over 350 people at FIConservancy’s 2018 Sunset on the Beach Sat. July 21, 2018 at the Fishers Island Club’s Beach Club.