Terrific Turtles

By |2020-07-02T15:15:14-04:00May 12th, 2020||

Family Program. Meet a few of the Nature Center’s resident turtles as we discover their amazing adaptations, which turtles live in your neighborhood, and what you can do to help protect them. DPNC family program for ages 5 & up. Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Time: 2 to 2:40 p.m. Virtual Program, advance registration required. To

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NATURE NOTES: Fresh Water Turtles of Fishers Island

By |2020-04-14T19:20:06-04:00June 16th, 2014|Nature Notes, Newsletter 2014|

Fresh Water Turtles of Fishers Island by Penni Sharp Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) On any sunny spring or summer day, anyone passing by one of Fishers Island’s freshwater ponds may catch a glimpse of turtles basking on an exposed rock or fallen tree. These turtles are most likely to be painted turtles (Chrysemys

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F.I. Sketchbook 2005


In the full sweep of Fishers Island’s history, there is no artist more synonymous, more closely associated with Fishers Island than Charles B. “Charlie” Ferguson. The main show features images from two of Charlie's sketchbooks which functioned as illustrated diaries that were filled with daily activities, nature observations, personal notes, and lots of art—drawings, sketches, and watercolors—in various states of completion.

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