• After a bit of fog burns off, today will be sunny with a high near 56 degrees. Really! Tonight, we’re expecting a low around 48 and a 30 percent chance of rain. Tomorrow we’re expecting rain, and the high will be around 53 degrees. Wednesday we’re expecting a 60 percent chance of drizzle and a high near 44 degrees.
• Long Island is one of the few places in the United States where coyotes are not regularly seen, and researchers in New York City believe it’s just a matter of time before these wild dogs become a common sight here. They’re looking for help from Long Islanders in documenting signs of coyotes. More information is online here.
• The Peconic Land Trust, which preserves working farms on the East End, was recently recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as one of the recipients of the prestigious Environmental Champion Awards for Region 2. Congressman Lee Zeldin nominated the Trust for this recognition. The formal presentation of the award will be on Friday, April 24.
• The East End Opry at Fresh in Bridgehampton will present The Beatle Jazz Project with The Mills Brothers tonight beginning at 6:30 p.m. More information is online here.
• Beacon staffers reported seeing a seagull with a Cadbury chocolate egg in its beak in the New Suffolk Beach parking lot over the holiday weekend. Check your backyard for unfound eggs!
• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of this morning. Get your own free copy, or help your friends get their own free copy each week by signing up here.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light today.