The empty nest in the OspreyCam screen capture from the morning of July 27, shows that the young osprey have taken flight!
Current Museum Exhibitions
“Mansion House Hotel & Cottages” This year’s exhibition chronicles the rise and fall of the Mansion House, the premier hotel on Fishers Island during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Mansion House has a storied history stretching back to the Revolutionary War.
The Museum would like to thank the co-sponsors of this year’s exhibition: Altus Partners, Inc., a risk management and insurance brokerage firm founded by Charlie Wilmerding in 1997, and the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Your continuing support is much appreciated by all. Special thanks to all the individuals who graciously lent material to the exhibition. We couldn’t have done it without you!
1st Floor Foyer Special Exhibit
“In their Presence” Photographs of hawks and owls by island naturalist Justine Kibbe (held over).
1st Floor Natural History Gallery
Drawings of Birds by Ethan Kibbe.
2nd Floor Main Gallery
A Sampling from the Museum’s Collections.
2nd Floor Side Gallery
19th Century Paintings of Fishers Island.
The screen capture taken Friday, June 17, shows three young osprey being fed on the nest.
Martin Becker and Alex Todororovic-Jones, graduate students from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will be on Fishers Island during the months of June and July, 2016. They are helping the Museum’s Land Trust to develop a management plan that will articulate conservation goals and outline proper management strategies for its various properties […]