Dolphins Make Appearance

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dolphins

Max Soper shot this video of a few pods of dolphins Aug. 4 in Fishers Island Sound, with Hay Harbor in the background, and shared his exciting observation with FIConservancy.

Watch Out for Oleander Aphids!

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aphids

Dianne Crary observed this infestation of oleander aphids on her sister Jane Crary’s milkweed plants.

Exciting Day at Parade Grounds!

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entomology

“So creative!” “So well done!” “What a wonderful afternoon!” These were just a few of the comments heard as people left FIConservancy’s first-ever “Conservation on Parade” Sat. Aug. 11 at the Parade Grounds.

We’re Underwater at Hay Harbor!

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Seagrass

This August, Island Sentinels assist me in monitoring Hay Harbor. Here, Marc Rosenberg documents scarring within seagrass beds. This stewardship helps to further support & establish a Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition along with Henry L. Ferguson Museum and The Nature Conservancy, Long Island. …Way to go Sentinels!”   Video Snippet, From the Field, Justine […]

2018 Sunset on the Beach a Huge Success!

Doug Tallamy Sunset

University of Delaware entomologist, Doug Tallamy spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of over 350 people at FIConservancy’s 2018 Sunset on the Beach Sat. July 21, 2018 at the Fishers Island Club’s Beach Club.

Nature Days 2018: “Conservation on Parade”

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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.

West End Cecropia Moth Sighting

Cecropia moth

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

2018 Osprey Fledgling Count

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