This video has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Jeanann Gray Dunlap Foundation. The History of Race Rock Light (2022) Directed by Marisela La Grave and Pierce Rafferty This recorded illustrated talk first premiered at the Fishers Island Theater on July 26, 2022 for
On July 6th the second osprey chick to hatch at Middle Farms nest turned one month old. Though we don't expect them to fly until the end of July or early August, you can see their feathers are growing. Juvenile osprey feathers differ from the adults in that they have white tipped edges. Another
ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022 YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY WINTER Santa ready to roll to the FIFD’s annual Children’s Christmas Party at the Legion. (Santa ID, date and photographer unknown.) Photograph courtesy of the FIFD Santa waving to the kids from firetruck, December
ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022 YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY FALL Race Rock Garden Company “Pit Party” held annually in former Fort Wright mortar pit, October 13, 2019. Photograph by Polly Talbott Poster for the American Legion’s Lobster Fest, October 10, 2020.
ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022 YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY SUMMER Sailing Masters of 1812 Fife and Drums Corps leading July 4th Parade, July 7, 2019. Photograph by Jane T. Ahrens IPP sponsors this colorful, fun-filled event each year. The July 4th Parade approaching
ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022 YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY SPRING A sign of spring. Photograph by John “Speedy” Mettler They’re back! Photograph by Mary P. Murphy The spring season is marked on F.I. by the return of nesting ospreys from their wintering
Sadly, we have confirmed that now there are only two osprey chicks at Middle Farms nest. On Sunday, June 12, 2022, the youngest of the three osprey chicks fell from the nest. When it was believed to be an accident, it was retrieved and the next morning it was returned to the nest by
On June 10, 2022 the osprey cam captured an aggressive battle for the pecking order by the chicks at Middle Farms nest. Vicki Rafferty alerted us to the sibling rivalry - which may have been condoned by the adults. Osprey will often favor the stronger and more aggressive chicks to try to ensure survival