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September 2019

SoMAS Lecture: Citizen Science Program for Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles at Stony Brook Southampton

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Free
SoMAS lecture

On Friday, September 20th at 7:30pm, Maxine Montello, Rescue Program Director from the New York Marine Rescue Center will present a lecture titled:  “Creation of a citizen science program in response to historical  increase in New York’s cold stunned sea turtles” in the Duke Lecture Hall of Chancellor’s Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton Campus.    • This lecture was originally scheduled for Sept. 13 but the date has been changed.   The abstract of the talk appears below:   Long Island Sound and…

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NFEC Celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
Bailie Beach sunset, Mattituck

Saturday, Sept. 21 is International Coastal Cleanup Day, and the North Fork Environmental Council is celebrating with several beach cleanups. Volunteers are being asked to meet up at Iron Pier Beach on the Long Island Sound in Riverhead  from 8 to 10 a.m., at Truman's Beach in East Marion from 9 to 11 a.m. and at Bailie's Beach Park in Mattituck from 9 to 11 a.m. They are working with the Mattituck Beach Cleanup Group at Bailie's Beach Park Mattituck…

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Tropical Fish of Shinnecock Bay with GFEE

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$10

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 9 to  11 a.m. Last September we found a great variety of tropical fishes in Shinnecock Bay. We’re planning on a repeat performance this year! Join us on this adventure – timed during low tide -- as we wade with seines and dip nets in search of these southern visitors. Please wear water shoes! There will be opportunities to view the creatures closely in a temporary aquarium; all animals are released at the end of the program.…

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Film Screening: “Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time” at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$5
Film Screening: "Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time" at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Aldo Leopold is considered by most to be the father of conservation, recognizing in the 1920’s that man’s connection to nature should be as a partner instead of as an adversary. In honor of National Public Lands Day, please join us for a screening and discussion of this Emmy-award winning documentary film which shares Leopold’s story. Presented by Wes Triani, certified in partnership with the Peconic Land Trust, this film will broaden your view and understanding of the importance of…

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Migrating Monarchs and Merlins on Dune Road in Hampton Bays with GFEE

September 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
Dune Road

Migrating Monarchs and Merlins (Hampton Bays) Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:30 to 4 p.m. Join Group for the East End for a wildlife search along Dune Road west of the Shinnecock Inlet. The trip is timed to coincide with low tide, which should enhance our chances to see diverse shorebirds and wading birds. If winds are blowing from the northwest, migrating swallows, hawks, dragonflies, and butterflies will compete for our attention. Please bring binoculars. For reservations or more information, please…

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Galileo’s Lute: A Concert in the Dome at Custer Institute Observatory

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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$20
Galileo Galilei

SEPTEMBER 28, 5:00PM.  GALILEO'S LUTE: A CONCERT IN THE DOME. Although Galileo's scientific achievements are widely known, the legendary "father of modern science" was a member of a distinguished family of musicians and was himself an accomplished player of the lute, the most important household instrument of the Renaissance. In celebration of Galileo's musical family and upbringing, world-renowned lutenist Dr. Christopher Morrongiello will perform a magnificent recital featuring works composed by Galileo's father and brother (Vincenzo and Michelangelo Galilei, respectively),…

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A Stroll on the Sound at Hallock State Park with GFEE

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hallock State Park, 6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Sandy terrain in Hallock State Park | Glenn Jochum photo

Sunday, September 29, 2019, 10:30 a.m. to noon   On this nature walk we will visit diverse habitats in Hallock State Park, from woodlands to freshwater ponds to the rocky shore of Long Island Sound. We’ll keep an eye out for wildlife large and small, learn about some of the plants of the preserve, and check for shells along the beach. Families are most welcome to join us for this entertaining and informative stroll. For reservations or more information, please…

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October 2019

Nature Walk in the Pine Barrens: The Autumnal Mating Flight of the Buck Moth

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free
The Autumnal Mating Flight of the Buck Moth at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

October 5, 2019 @ 10:30 am Join hike leader John Turner in the rare Dwarf Pine Plains to learn the life history of the Pine Barrens Buck Moth. John Turner is a Long Island naturalist, author, and one of the co-founders of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society. Other topics covered during this walk the ecology of the Dwarf Pine Plains, the history of local collective efforts to preserve the Pine Barrens, and whatever else comes up along the way…

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Carl Safina and Paul Greenberg discuss “Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet” at Canio’s Books

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Carl Safina and Paul Greenberg discuss "Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet" at Canio's Books

Sat. Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. Marine biologist Carl Safina author of Beyond Words; View From Lazy Point; Song for the Blue Ocean; and more in conversation with environmentalist/fisherman Paul Greenberg  about Greenberg's book Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet.

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International Observe the Moon Night at Custer Observatory

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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Free

In cooperation with NASA, Custer Observatory in Southold will be participating in International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 5. This is a worldwide celebration of lunar science and exploration held annually since 2010. One day each year, everyone on Earth is invited to observe and learn about the moon together, and to celebrate the cultural and personal connections we all have with our nearest celestial neighbor. Ed Anderson, a member of the Astronomical Society of Long Island (ASLI)…

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NFAS Presents “Long Island’s River Otters” with Mike Bottini at Peconic Landing

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Long Island River Otter

"Long Island's River Otters" With Mike Bottini October 11th- 7:30 PM Peconic Landing Auditorium 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport ​ Learn about the natural history of the river otter, the natural recolonization of Long Island by otters, their current distribution on the island, and how to find evidence of this elusive mammal in the field. All Welcome For info: 516-526-9095 or info@northforkaudubon.org Mike Bottini is a wildlife biologist and author. Mike worked for fourteen years at the Group for the South…

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Hike — Play — Explore in the Long Pond Greenbelt

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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Bring the children for an exploration at the Long Pond Greenbelt! Enjoy guided trail walks, games, crafts, and a variety of activities provided by local environmental and community organizations. Complimentary ice cream and lunchtime refreshments will be provided. This event is sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt, the Peconic Land Trust, and the South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo).

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Cold Stunned Sea Turtle lecture at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Free

The New York Marine Rescue Center (NYMRC) is offering FREE cold stun sea turtle lectures for volunteers willing to patrol New York;s beaches in search of sea turtles in distress. Cold stunning is a condition similar to hypothermia that us brought on when these cold-blooded sea turtles are in water temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. This condition, if left unnoticed, can become fatal. This is why the New York Marine Rescue Center needs your help! The sooner these animals are…

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Basic Pruning of Trees and Shrubs with Peconic Land Trust at Summerhill Nursery

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Summerhill Nursery, 342 Town Lane
Amagansett, NY 11930 United States
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$5

Preparing your trees and shrubs for winter’s harsh winds and heavy snow takes some know-how. To learn what you should be doing, meet with the Peconic Land Trust at Summerhill Nursery for the fundamental concepts behind pruning a variety of plants. Then take a walk through the tree nursery to see examples of formal pruning techniques like pleaching, pollarding, and topiary and learn how and why these techniques are applied in the landscape.

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Film Screening: “The Biggest Little Farm” at Southampton Arts Center

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$12
The film poster for "Biggest Little Farm."

(2018 | 92 min) SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 · 5 PM · $12 ($10 for SAC & Slow Food Members) Followed by a Skype Interview with Farmer/Filmmaker John Chester Bring your favorite fall sweet treats to share with attendees! A couple are followed through their successes and failures as they work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. Over the years, the desolate land they purchase begins to thrive and its transformed.    

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