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Common Loon Restoration Efforts In Southern New England by Lucas Savoy

By |2021-08-10T11:48:09-04:00August 10th, 2021|Guest Speaker|

Common Loon Restoration Efforts In Southern New England By Lucas Savoy, Wildlife Research Biologist and Loon Program Director at the Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), a non-profit conservation organization based in Portland, Maine Hosted by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty This recorded illustrated talk will discuss efforts of BRI, and their

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Vernal Pools by Bruce Fellman

By |2021-08-25T10:20:42-04:00August 7th, 2021|Guest Speaker|

Vernal Pools: A Look at the Remarkable Life of a Part-time Pond by Bruce Fellman Hosted by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty Vernal pools are magical and temporary freshwater wetlands that serve as both single’s bars and nurseries for a variety of frogs, salamanders, and invertebrates, all of which have evolved

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Bats In Our Region by DPNC Education Director Kim Hargrave

By |2021-08-03T12:02:33-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Guest Speaker|

During the summer they actively consume night-flying insects. One little brown bat can eat 60 medium-sized moths or over 1,000 mosquito sized insects in one night! Learn all about our nocturnal neighbors and which species are native to the area.

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Museum Launches Fishers Island Art Fund

By |2021-07-30T11:04:07-04:00July 30th, 2021|Art, News|

The H.L. Ferguson Museum has launched an art fund dedicated to acquiring and preserving fine art of particular relevance to Fishers Island. Led by Museum trustee Thomas Parker, the fund will support the Museum’s interest in obtaining artworks by local artists or works that relate to Fishers Island.

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Uprooted by acclaimed garden author Page Dickey

By |2021-07-26T08:38:26-04:00July 26th, 2021|Guest Speaker|

Uprooted - by acclaimed garden author Page Dickey Hosted by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty Page Dickey knew the transitions she faced walking away from her celebrated garden at Duck Hill after thirty-four years. What surprised her were the happy opportunities that came with starting over. This recorded talk from

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Duke Riley Collection Exhibition & Sale

By |2021-07-16T08:01:17-04:00July 16th, 2021|Exhibitions, News|

The Henry L. Ferguson Museum and Lighthouse Works are pleased to announce a collaborative exhibition and sale of a collection of artworks from past Lighthouse Works Fellow Duke Riley. These four artworks by Duke Riley are made from salvaged plastic and rubber debris found on Fishers Island’s

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Barred Owls by Ornithologist Rob Bierregaard

By |2021-07-13T09:16:58-04:00July 13th, 2021|Guest Speaker|

Barred Owls illustrated talk by Ornithologist Rob Bierregaard Hosted by HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty Rob Bierregaard’s July 11, 2021 recorded talk focuses on the Barred Owl, the most prevalent owl on Fishers Island. Their call is often described as sounding like: “Who cooks for you? Who cooks for

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The Middle Farms osprey chicks are growing

By |2021-07-12T11:05:34-04:00July 12th, 2021|News, Osprey Blog 2021|

The Middle Farms opsrey chicks are growing Juvenile osprey resemble the adults, but have buff-tipped feathers on the back of their upper body, giving them a speckled appearance, and the streaking on the breast tends to be heavier. As juvenile osprey mature, their eye color changes from brown to yellow. ~ Quote

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2021

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

Fishers Island, Naturally

NOW OPEN

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.

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