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To The Rescue! Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center

To The Rescue! Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center

May 30, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. From beaches to forests, in our private backyards, and everywhere in between, there’s an amazing array of wildlife inhabiting Long Island.  You may come across wild turkeys walking proudly together in a line, a beautiful red-tailed hawk flying overhead, a turtle making its way to another pond, or hear a screeching owl calling to […]

Meet the Seagulls

Meet the Seagulls

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

.                   Ever notice the seagulls flying about us when we boat? They squawk and scream all day long, swoop down and steal our sandwiches if we look away, and poop all over boats when we’re not around. However, they are interesting, clever creatures that clean the […]

Bald Eagles of Long Island

Bald Eagles of Long Island

June 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Name a Long Island shore bird besides seagulls. Did bald eagles come to mind? If not, you’re not alone, as many may never consider these raptors to be residents of Long Island. Yet bald eagles live here as well as all across the country. While we’re clearing up matters, it should be noted that […]

Peconic River

Peconic River

March 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The Peconic River originates as basically a bog near the Brookhaven National Laboratory. It flows for 15 miles, mainly within the Long Island Pine Barrens, and empties into Flanders Bay. Most of the river west of Riverhead is slow moving and shallow, making it only accessible by canoes and kayaks. Exploring this area of the […]

Putting the Sound Back in Long Island Sound

Putting the Sound Back in Long Island Sound

August 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. During summertime, people flock to the waters and the beaches (if you look closely enough, you might actually see the harmful UV rays bouncing off the sunscreened bodies enjoying our local resources). A particularly popular place for summer recreation is the 1,320-mile Long Island Sound. Bordering Long Island, the Bronx, and Westchester in New […]