According to Brett Molina in a USA Today article published February 12, 2019: “More than 40 percent of the world’s insect species could go extinct over the next several decades leading to “catastrophic” results for the planet’s various ecosystems, a new study says.” The study referred to was published in the peer-reviewed journal Biological Conservation. Highlights […]

FIConservancy has installed a new maintenance shed behind the Movie Theater.

Bill Colman and his family caught a glimpse of a barred owl on Crescent Avenue, Thanksgiving (2018) evening.

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West End, Fishers Island *see you again in 2021 From the Field, Field Note, Justine Kibbe, Jan. 20, 2019

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SUPER BLOOD WOLF MOON: Total lunar eclipse Jan. 19, 2019.

The discovery of 13 pounds of plastic waste in the stomach of a dead whale washed ashore in Indonesia should raise public awareness about need to reduce plastic use.

Carolina chickadees by Desiree Narango

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 […]