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From left, U.S. Geological Survey partner Irene Fisher, Audrey Wood, Camryn Page, Devon Bolton and Ethan Renault.
Shelter Island School students in Marine Biology and AP Environmental classes took to the beach this October 26 to participate in “A Day in the Life of the Peconic Estuary.”
“Students collected data on salinity, temperature, wind speed, tides and currents in three shore locations,” said teacher Janine Mahoney.
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Animal Control Officer Beau Payne on the hunt.
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has scheduled a Hunter Education Course at the Shelter Island American Legion Post on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9.
The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has declared parts of Fresh Pond unsuitable for swimming.
Samples taken recently from the pond and sent to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for analysis have revealed the presence of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae blooms. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Blue-green algae on the surface of Fresh Pond .
Once again, Fresh Pond has been declared unsuitable for swimming by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services. (more…)
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Dr. Scott Campbell will be on hand for Thursday evening’s forum.
Shelter Island’s Deer & Tick Committee is sponsoring an educational forum Thursday evening at the Shelter Island School auditorium with three key speakers who will address issues concerning Islanders.