Taking a moment to enjoy this image of calm waters off South Beach may bring a brief respite from today’s challenges. There will be better days ahead.
See list of native grassland and wildflower seeds to be planted at the East End FIConservancy/FIDCO habitat restoration project near Middle Farms.
In 2019, Island resident Michele Klimczak collected an astounding 8441 pounds of marine debris from the shores of Fishers Island. Michele is employed by FIConservancy to patrol multiple Island locations and clear away marine debris.
The Fishers Island Conservancy is working to extend the success of its West End grassland restoration initiative, and in partnership with FIDCO, has begun a habitat restoration project on the East End near Middle Farms.
A new study, published in the Feb. 7, 2020 journal, Science, makes a case for climate change as a principle driver of the potential extinction of bumblebees.
The Gray Catbird is typical of migratory birds that prefer the fruits of native plants, despite invasive plants dominating fruit availability in late-autumn. The Gray Catbird was among 45 species sighted in the 2019 Migratory Bird Count on Fishers Island. Ann Stinely photo for the Manomet Team Newsletter.
Toxic spoils from the bottom of the Thames River will likely be dumped less than three miles off the northwest coast of Fishers Island to make way for a new class of ballistic missile submarines to be built at Electric Boat in Groton, Conn. FIConservancy has voiced strong objections to the location of the dumping.
Become a First Responder! Please join us for a FREE 2-hour training at the Fishers Island Community Center, Saturday, December 14 from 1-3pm! First responders are vital to Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program. The initial response helps to determine the status of an animal and helps them prepare for action when necessary. Learn about federal […]