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Annual Exhibition 2020 Now Open

By |2020-06-27T08:40:57+00:00June 27th, 2020|Exhibitions, News|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing This year’s exhibition examines the current state of the fort properties that stretch across the Sound from Napatree Point, R.I., to Gardiners Point Island, N.Y. Looking beyond the visually compelling crumbling facades of gun pits,

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A Beautiful New Tree Graces the Front of the HLFM

By |2020-06-03T12:19:27+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Gifts, News|

On April 8, 2020, a crew from Race Rock Garden Company replaced a diseased Sugar Maple with an American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) that was generously donated by John and Libby Winthrop of Charleston, South Carolina. We are looking forward to a proper ceremony honoring the donors and our new tree when such

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Annual Exhibition 2020: The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound

By |2020-06-27T20:57:57+00:00May 21st, 2020|Exhibitions, News|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing This year’s exhibition examines the current state of the fort properties that stretch across the Sound from Napatree Point, R.I., to Gardiners Point Island, N.Y. Looking beyond the visually compelling crumbling facades of gun pits,

2020 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island

By |2020-05-22T19:22:36+00:00May 21st, 2020|Natural History, News|

2020 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island This year, as of May 1st, there have been 99 different species reported. The data are collected from a group of knowledgeable birders and updated on a monthly basis. ● indicates a reported sighting Two oyster catchers flying in

Male Woodcock Wooing with Every Dance Step

By |2020-04-14T19:02:08+00:00April 5th, 2020|News|

Spring is time for the Woodcock Mating Ritual. This male is wooing the woodcock ladies and will, if all turns out well, later engage in a spectacular “sky dance” with one of them. This video was captured by Claudia Desimone April 4th, 2020, 1:50 pm, on dirt road between Chippy’s house and East End Main

Pool Party for Spring Peepers

By |2020-05-23T07:59:52+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Natural History, Nature Notes, News|

Pool Party for Spring Peepers Museum April 2020 Spring Peeper The wonders of nature never cease, and in our current circumstances time spent focusing on the natural world provides a welcome relief from the news. Spring has arrived and with it comes the nighttime sound that heralds the change in seasons: the

Battery Wooster, former site of two 8-inch disappearing guns, Fort Mansfield, Napatree Point, R.I. , circa 2011. Photo by John Leuba.

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020

The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing.
Now Open!
 

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