Did You Know the first warm rainy night of spring is known as “Big Night” in the herpetological world and marks the eve of the salamander and frog migration to vernal pools?

Keep a careful eye as you drive at night on the roadways that cross between uplands and wetland depressions to avoid crushing a hopeful amphibian on the way to its breeding ground! (One such area is on the East End road near the Boker Doyle Trail and Grey Gulls.)

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Young Eastern Painted Turtle on lily pad, the Peninsula, Darby’s Cove
Photograph by Terry McNamara

Fishers Island, Naturally


This year’s Annual Exhibition, complemented by two special exhibitions, celebrates the natural history of Fishers Island, primarily through the lens of contemporary photography, with a focus on both habitats and the diverse species that utilize and/or occupy them.

Enter Virtual Exhibit

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