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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2021 Annual Exhibition: Fishers Island, Naturally – A Photographic Celebration

By |2022-06-03T13:19:01-04:00June 16th, 2021|News, Virtual Exhibit|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2021 Fishers Island, Naturally: A Photographic Celebration Young Eastern Painted Turtle on lily pad, the Peninsula, Darby’s Cove Photo by Terry McNamara Annual exhibition sponsored by ALTUS Partners & CHUBB

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2021 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island

By |2022-03-07T09:42:42-05:00June 8th, 2021|News|

2021 Reported Bird Sightings on Fishers Island (There were a total of 186 bird species observed over the calendar year) 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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An Osprey is Back on Middle Farms Nest

By |2021-04-05T15:21:31-04:00April 2nd, 2021|News, Osprey Blog 2021|

An osprey was first spotted on Middle Farms nest March 31, this year. We apologize for the feed being down during the first arrival. A special thanks to Richard Marshall for sending the screen grab on April 2 to confirm an osprey is back! Go To Live Osprey Cam

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Fishers Island’s Amphibians Will Soon Be On The Move!

By |2021-03-13T18:38:50-05:00March 5th, 2021|News|

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

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Collaboration with FI School on Museum trail projects

By |2022-05-27T09:38:35-04:00March 2nd, 2021|Land Trust, News|

The Ferguson Museum is engaged in a number of joint projects spearheaded by the Museum’s Land Trust Stewardship Coordinator Jack Schneider and Fishers Island School teacher Adam Murray. Murray teaches courses in environmental science, construction and woodshop, as well as land conservation. He and the high school students he teaches have teamed up with

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022

Dr. Ralph Hoch leading the 1978 Memorial Day parade from a red MG driven by Eddie White. Photo by Charlie Morgan.

YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY

The main show chronicles many aspects of the Island’s year-round community with a focus on work, school activities, recreation, and annual events that help bring the Island together.

NOW ON DISPLAY AT THE MUSEUM

This year’s Annual Exhibition will open virtually on this website later this summer.

WINTER VIRTUAL EXHIBIT

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