11/02/18 10:00am

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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07/17/18 8:00am
Courtsey Photo

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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…)

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06/27/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Dr. Scott Campbell

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.