This coming weekend is an exciting one for FIConservancy! Join us for tours of our successful grassland restoration areas Saturday and Sunday. We are also offering property walk-throughs Sat. and Sun. afternoons, and of course, Sunset on the Beach is this Saturday evening!
Leslie Conant captured this image of a coyote trotting across her backyard July 16 on the north side of Fishers Island.
Long Island Sound is home to over 100 species of fish. July days bring recreational fishing off Fishers Island’s South beach, hoping to reel in summer flounder, striped bass and bluefish. FIConservancy works with New York and Connecticut to conserve some 400 acres of precious Eelgrass meadows that provide vital “nursery” habitat for fish, as […]
For the first time ever, I saw 8-10 piping plovers (adult and growing chicks) scurrying around “together” on Sanctuary of Sands. Fishers Island’s piping plover chicks were born in two separate hatchings on Sanctuary of Sands and near the Race Point Parking area in late May. In 2014 and 2015, I spotted only a single […]
Don’t miss, “Take Back the Harbor” at 5 p.m. July 14 at the Movie Theater. The 39-minute documentary follows students from the Harbor School in New York City as they work in the harbor and travel to Fishers Island to learn about growing oysters as part of the Billion Oyster Project, an unprecedented program to restore once-bountiful oysters to New York Harbor.
The Fishers Island Conservancy’s 2019 Sunset on the Beach will be held Saturday July 20th, from 6-8 pm on the Big Club Beach. Join us for a celebration of Fishers Island’s natural resources!
Pictures do not do justice to the amazing transformation along South Beach Road approaching the Parcourse FitCircuit. Individual stops along the circuit are now visible, as is access to South Beach in the distance.