A mysterious disease began killing songbirds last spring, and despite scientists’ best efforts, they cannot identify the problem, which has abated in some states.
Invasive, football-sized goldfish are turning up in lakes and waterways out-competing native species for food and choking ecosystems with voracious feeding that kicks up mud and sediment, leading to harmful algae blooms.
Don’t miss a rare opportunity to marvel at the numbers and diversity of moths on Fishers Island this Friday night July 17 from 9 p.m.-10 p.m. (and later!) outside the State Troopers barracks adjacent to the Parade Grounds.
Our new “Keep it Clean” t-shirts arrived just in time for summer! We have a limited number in both youth and adult sizes, so make sure to get yours soon. PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM TO REQUEST A SHIRT. If you’d like more than one, please fill out a separate form for each order. Pick up […]
Deceptively festive, balloons–both mylar and “biodegradable” latex–pose a grave danger to marine life. Justine Kibbe Photo
Many people think of carpenter bees as nuisance insects that require extermination. In fact, these bees are important native pollinators.
Calling all photography aficionados! We’ve been so inspired by the images you’ve shared that we’ve decided to hold our first-ever Fishers Island Conservancy Community Photo Contest, where YOU pick the winning photo! Here’s how it works: Snap or select a photograph you’ve taken, within the past year, showcasing Fishers Island’s natural splendor — whether that […]
Do you have boxwood shrubs or hedges on your property? If so, you’ll need to keep a sharp eye out for a new threat: The box tree moth.