Out in the Field awaiting what the USCG has deemed a “pollution mitigation event”, north side off Hay Harbor, Fishers Island. Fishing vessel to be raised (for now) and all fluids emptied and removed. From the Field, Field Note, Justine Kibbe, Mar. 19, 2019

The commercial fishing vessel, “All for Joy”, capsized south of the Race March 10 and eventually came to rest at the mouth of Hay Harbor, leaking fuel that reached Fishers Island. Two fishermen were rescued unharmed. (Jane T. Ahrens Photo)

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According to Brett Molina in a USA Today article published February 12, 2019: “More than 40 percent of the world’s insect species could go extinct over the next several decades leading to “catastrophic” results for the planet’s various ecosystems, a new study says.” The study referred to was published in the peer-reviewed journal Biological Conservation. Highlights […]

FIConservancy has installed a new maintenance shed behind the Movie Theater.

Bill Colman and his family caught a glimpse of a barred owl on Crescent Avenue, Thanksgiving (2018) evening.

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West End, Fishers Island *see you again in 2021 From the Field, Field Note, Justine Kibbe, Jan. 20, 2019

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SUPER BLOOD WOLF MOON: Total lunar eclipse Jan. 19, 2019.