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2020 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island

By |2020-08-27T11:03:39-04:00August 26th, 2020|Natural History, News|

2020 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island This year, as of August 25th, there have been 124 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

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Middle Farms Osprey have Fledged

By |2020-08-10T13:32:27-04:00August 10th, 2020|News, Osprey Blog 2020|

After the two young osprey had fledged from Middle Farms nest, one fledgling was spotted back at the nest on August 10, 2020. We expect that they will continue to visit prior to their migration this fall. Thanks to Carolyn Ross for reporting the empty nest. August 9, 2020 empty

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Osprey Fledglings Report 2020

By |2020-07-29T18:01:03-04:00July 29th, 2020|Natural History, Nature Notes, News|

A pair from a drone with the remains of dinner. Photo by Todd McCormack Osprey Fledglings Report 2020 by Ken Edwards, Sr. We had 42 fledglings on 18 sites, a new high for Fishers Island. The past high was in 2018 with 34 on 17 sites. This year we had great

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Annual Exhibition 2020 Now Open

By |2020-06-27T08:40:57-04:00June 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 |2020-06-03T12:19:27-04:00June 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 |2020-06-27T20:57:57-04:00May 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,

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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