nature days

Mark your calendars for our Free Family Event! “Conservation on Parade”, Sat., Aug. 11, 3-6 p.m. at the Parade Grounds, enter through the Demonstration Garden.

Cecropia moth

Cecropia moths are the largest moths in the eastern U.S. and a rare sight on Fishers Island. Dianne Crary Photo

osprey fledglings

The osprey population on Fishers Island continues to grow. Andrew Edwards used a drone to count the number of fledglings in nests this year.

Sunset on the Beach

Join us for a celebration of Fishers Island’s natural resources! Saturday July 21st from 6-8 pm on the Big Club Beach: Open Bar, Hors d’oeuvres, Raw Bar and Raffle Drawing. Sponsorship & Ticket Sales available!

FIConservancy’s 2018 Spring Migratory Bird count, held May 6 in collaboration with the National Audubon Society, was a huge success! Three hundred birds, comprising 55 species, were recorded from one end of the Island to the other, compared with 45 species recorded last spring.

controlled burn

The Fishers Island Fire Department, in coordination with FIConservancy, annually conducts controlled or “prescribed” burns in the Parade Grounds and surrounding areas that are part of the Conservancy’s Grassland Restoration project.

For updates to the lawsuit intended to protect the Long Island Sound Estuary, filed in August 2017, including the recent update on April 16, 2018, please visit fishersisland.net

Hunting for Evidence of Ancient Hurricanes

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) Coastal Systems Group (CSG) is hunting for evidence of ancient (paleo) hurricanes, and the clues lie in the mud deposited at the bottom of these ponds.