Check out this article on excellent article by Kristina Vagos, Wildlife Biologist at the Stewart B. McKinney NWR, on controlling invasive species of flora and fauna which appeared in the Connecticut Wildlife Magazine. The link will bring you to the Resource Management page of the US Fish & Wildlife website. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the link to the article.If you click on the link below. http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Stewart_B_McKinney/what_we_do/resource_management.html.
The Menagerie at the Beach
Join in a presentation and discussion of how the fish communities of Long Island Sound have changed over the last 30 years. Penny Howell, Senior Fisheries Biologist CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Division will show the results of comprehensive surveys of the Sound which have catalogued over 145 species of fish which make up a dynamic menagerie reflecting tremendous productivity as well as shifting habitats.
MARCH 17, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M.
GUILFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Join us for a presentation by Susan Tamulevich, Director of the New London Maritime Society 7 pm at the Guilford Free Library. Over the past four years, the New London Maritime Society has received ownership of three lighthouses: New London Harbor in 2010, Race Rock in 2013,
Ledge Light in 2014, and led an unsuccessful effort to win a fourth at auction: Little Gull in 2012 at the Guilford Free Library 7pm. NLMS executive director Susan Tamulevich will talk about the unusual variety lighthouses off New London, the responsibilities of lighthouse stewardship, and the Society’s annual lighthouse summer programming, including winning Yankee Magazine’s award for “Best Lighthouse Boat Tour’ and the restoration of Harbor ‘Pequot’ Light in 2014.
Don’t miss our January Lecture Series at the Guilford Library January 20, 7pm on the restoration and 38th voyage of the whaler,Charles W. Morgan. [Read more…]
Friends of Outer Island have posted a slide show of recent work repairs and upgrades on the island, including retrieval of the nesting boxes. Take a look! Click on this link https://picasaweb.google.com/Paddlecacher/FaulknerSIsland?authkey=Gv1sRgCLWxkLb2i4eqxgE&feat=email#slideshow/6069854044116960402