Wildlife in Winter

by Kim Hargrave, education director of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Hosted by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty

In this recorded illustrated talk, presented virtually by the Museum January 28, 2024, Kim Hargrave discusses the incredible strategies wildlife has to survive the winter. From painted turtles spending the winter under the frozen pond to Harlequin ducks braving the waves along the shore – learn more about the amazing adaptations animals have to get through winter on Fishers Island.

Harlequin ducks off Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, photo by Bob Weaver/USFWS volunteer.

A special thanks to photographers who contributed photos for this presentation!

Jane Ahrens
Tracy Brock
Anthony Denora
Justine Kibbe
Todd McCormack
Harris Parsons, Jr.
Pierce Rafferty