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
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
Amazing pictures of US Fish & Wildlife ferrying two cement trucks out to the island for repair of the dock bulkhead.
Read the great article and see the pictures published September 4 in the Hartford Courant.
Link to the photo gallery: http://galleries.courant.com/gallery/hc-faulkners-island-20140908