Kids can learn about saving sea turtles at Mashomack Preserve on September 9.
A weekly round-up of events and activities on Shelter Island.
THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Book in the Woods, “Mud” by Mary Lyn Ray and Lauren Stringer. Take half-mile walk and read a story as you go. Through March. Mashomack Preserve.
Art history course, by Otis College of Art and Design sponsored by the library. Learn about the role of the French avant-garde in modern approaches to art in the 19th century. Four-week program with video presentations and on-line reading. Thursdays in March at 5:15 p.m. in the lower level Community Room. Free, but registration required. Call (631) 749-0042 to register. (more…)
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | This picture was taken back in November 2013 as two members of the New York State Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue program examined a dead leatherback sea turtle that washed up at Miss Annie’s Creek in Mashomack.
We all know what hypothermia is. Every first-aid course tells of the signs, symptoms and treatment of a condition that, left unchecked, can be fatal.
We are warm-blooded beings that are designed to thrive in a particular environment, and we don’t do very well in cold surroundings for an extended period of time.
But did you know that cold-blooded creatures, like sea turtles, can also suffer from a similar condition? (more…)