Upcoming Talks

During the 2022 season our adult lectures will be a mixture of in-person & virtual, sometimes both.

As we get closer to their scheduled date, updated information will be posted on our website, on the PO Bulletin Board, and on FishersIsland.net.
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Illustrated talk by Jamie Vaudrey, Ph.D. on Seagrass, the ribbon-like plant found rooted underwater along Fishers Island’s coasts that is a vital and vibrant resource for both marine animals and humans.

This illustrated talk by HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty will examine our island’s water sources and chronicle the evolution of our critical water system infrastructure beginning in the 1890s to today. In-person at the Museum, 2nd Floor

Illustrated talk by Roger Pasquier. Learn why we should think about birds in winter during August. Here on Fishers Island and throughout the Northern Hemisphere many birds are already preparing for the most challenging season of the year.

Gulf Stream Perspectives

September 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Illustrated talk by W. Frank Bohlen, physical oceanographer and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Marine Sciences at the University of Connecticut. The Gulf Stream has for centuries been of interest to navigators, oceanographers and artists. Today, the Stream figures prominently in discussions of climate change. This combination of subjects gives life to a remarkable natural phenomenon.