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.

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, […]

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

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.