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11/14/18 10:00am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Veterans built a firepit near the Manor House in Mashomack as part of a retreat sponsored by Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund and The Nature Conservancy,

On Veterans Day weekend, a group of about 20 veterans from across the country traveled to Shelter Island to take part in a health and wellness retreat at Mashomack Preserve. (more…)

08/09/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Interested in different kinds of marine life? Mashomack Preserve introduces a new Young Naturalists experience, “Pond Life Explorations,” on Friday, August 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon or 1 to 2:30 p.m. Discover all that Shelter Island’s natural beauty has to offer in this exciting activity. (more…)

06/11/16 8:00am
SARAH SHEPHERD PHOTO | The sanctuary of my garden.

SARAH SHEPHERD PHOTO | The sanctuary of my garden.

In the early years of my gardening experience, a fence went up, earth was tilled and I was blessed with a dozen 4-foot by 8-foot raised beds in which to plant my seedlings. Peas and beans would grow best here, heirloom tomatoes belong over there, and sunflowers in the back row. (more…)