Earth Day on the East End

Jim and Cheryl MacDougall of the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center with red-tailed hawk Sonia and eastern screech owl Archimedes at "Earth Days" at Southampton Arts Center Sunday.
Jim and Cheryl MacDougall of the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center with red-tailed hawk Sonia and eastern screech owl Archimedes at “Earth Days” at Southampton Arts Center Sunday.

Earth Day on the East End

The East End’s nature and arts organizations pulled out all the stops Earth Day weekend, with events ranging from an electric car fair to arts workshops to beach cleanups, a 5K run and hikes through the region’s most pristine places.

Earth festivities continue this coming weekend with the Quogue Wildlife Refuge‘s Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 28 from noon to 3 p.m. and at Custer Observatory in Southold, which will hold a twelve-hour-long festival, from noon to midnight, with kids events, astronomy information and stargazing under the dark sky.

SoFo Environmental Educators Ashley Federici and Xylia Serafy sort beach trash after a cleanup
SoFo Environmental Educators Ashley Federici and Xylia Serafy sort beach trash after a cleanup

 

The Surfrider Foundation’s shotgun shell duck at Southampton Arts Center’s “Earth Days"
The Surfrider Foundation’s shotgun shell duck at Southampton Arts Center’s “Earth Days”

 

The New Suffolk Civic Association gets ready to clean up the beach.
The New Suffolk Civic Association gets ready to clean up the beach.

 

At the Starting Line of the North Fork Environmental Council’s Third Annual Earth Day 5K
At the Starting Line of the North Fork Environmental Council’s Third Annual Earth Day 5K

 

Mark and Jessica Dunkirk of Tiny Hamptons Homes show off their Bridgehampton model tiny house at Southampton Town’s Electric and Hybrid Car Expo at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays
Mark and Jessica Dunkirk of Tiny Hamptons Homes show off their Bridgehampton model tiny house at Southampton Town’s Electric and Hybrid Car Expo at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays

 

Artist Cindy Pease Roe with an upsculpted whale at Southampton Arts Center's “Earth Days"
Artist Cindy Pease Roe with an upsculpted whale at Southampton Arts Center’s “Earth Days”

 

The Tesla Model X was a favorite at Southampton Town's Electric and Hybrid Car Expo
The Tesla Model X was a favorite at Southampton Town’s Electric and Hybrid Car Expo

 

Imagining No Plastic at "Earth Days"
Imagining No Plastic at “Earth Days”

 

The inside of the cable used to provide power to Block Island for Deepwater Wind’s first offshore wind farm at "Earth Days."
The inside of the cable used to provide power to Block Island for Deepwater Wind’s first offshore wind farm at “Earth Days.”

 

Allie Kaiden, Leo Kaiden and Anika Schneider at SoFo's Earth Day scavenger hunt.
Allie Kaiden, Leo Kaiden and Anika Schneider at SoFo’s Earth Day scavenger hunt.

 

RN Rebecca Young of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital's Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center gives tips on ticks at SoFo
RN Rebecca Young of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center gives tips on ticks at SoFo
Eric Cargua, 8 makes a tin can planter at SoFo
Eric Cargua, 8, makes a tin can planter at SoFo
Samantha Wyckoff, 8, with a wooden ship and mask at "Earth Days"
Samantha Wyckoff, 8, with a wooden ship and mask at “Earth Days”
Apple Honda brought the new Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid, with a combined range of 340 miles, to Southampton Town's Electric and Hybrid Car Expo.
Apple Honda brought the new Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid, with a combined range of 340 miles, to Southampton Town’s Electric and Hybrid Car Expo.

 

World Music trio Son Mundial (Steve Shaughnessy, Rodney Harris and Bill Smith) at "Earth Days"
World Music trio Son Mundial (Steve Shaughnessy, Rodney Harris and Bill Smith) at “Earth Days”

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

2 thoughts on “Earth Day on the East End

  • April 25, 2018 at 6:07 pm
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    You were everywhere this weekend! Wow! We made it to SoFo and saw you and to the Southampton Arts Center on Sunday. Saw you there and now I get to see all the other places you “ran” to. Great coverage of what’s happening around town!

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