Sunset on the Beach 2018

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!

2018 Spring Migratory Bird Count Nets Record Number of Birds!

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.

2018 Grassland Restoration Controlled Burn

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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.

NY Sues EPA Over Long Island Sound Dumping Site

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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 in Fishers Island Ponds

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.

Shorebirds, The World’s Greatest Travelers, Face Extinction

A 9,000 mile migration? It was no problem for these remarkable birds – until humans got in the way.

Native Plant Sale May 19-20!

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Audubon Greenwich is hosting a native plant sale at 613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT. Pre-orders are recommended as not all plants on the list will be available the day of the sale.

Spring Migration Bird Count May 6

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Bird Count birders

Begins at 8 a.m. Meet at the Community Center and bring your binoculars!