The horseshoe crab mating season is over for 2020, adding a new generation to its 450-million-year lineage on earth. With COVID-19 raging, the existence of these “living fossils” is more critical than ever.
The Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition (FISM) has issued links for its three scheduled webinars as they begin to identify the best locations for future seagrass management areas around Fishers Island.
The Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition (FISM) has scheduled three Webinars as they begin to identify the best locations for future seagrass management areas around Fishers Island.
Eight birdwatchers observed 45 species in the Spring 2020 Migratory Bird Count May 2 under cloudy skies with cool temperatures in the low 50s F. The group donned masks and practiced social distancing as they proceeded through Audubon’s required 15 five-minute stops across the Island.
Memorial Day brings the unofficial start to summer. With it comes the responsibility to maintain a clean and healthy environment on Fishers Island. Grab a bag and pick up marine debris that you see on or near our beaches and coastline.
Fishers Island has both native and non-native praying mantises. It is important to know the difference. The above Carolina praying mantis is native.
Brown-headed cowbirds lay their speckled eggs in the nests of other birds, who raise those hatchlings at the expense of their own young.