Southold Town’s pilot program to spray a cedar oil tick repellent at the horse trail near North Bayview Road in Southold was successful in cutting down the number of ticks collected along the path.
A humpback whale was reportedly spotted in Long Island Sound off Orient Saturday afternoon. READ
As the popularity of paddle craft — such as kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards — increases across the country, so have related marine incidents. READ
A new outdoor location officially opened up to the public Tuesday when the New York State Parks Department hosted a grand opening for the Hallock State Park Preserve in Northville. READ
Southold Town will consider a pilot program to control the tick population at its preserves. READ
It’s Thursday night in Greenport Village and something that could be mistaken for a sea monster is lying on the Railroad Dock behind the East End Seaport Museum.
The crimson beast was pulled, fighting and squealing, from the 45-degree water and laid on the dock, where it eventually turned white and met its demise.
It’s squid season in Greenport Harbor. READ
What if the bald eagle couldn’t roost in America? What if the Baltimore oriole couldn’t live in Baltimore anymore?
These possibilities, along with more “dire” predictions, are included in the National Audubon Society’s 2014 report about the effects of climate change on bird species. READ
With temperatures dipping into the teens, it seems as if Old Man Winter has finally arrived on the North Fork.
For the “fair-weather” birder, these bitter cold temperatures can hamper their favorite activity.
The fall harvest is winding down on the North Fork. Grapes have been picked and are fermenting, pumpkins have been carved and apples have been turned into delicious pies and warm cider.
But for our local baymen and seafood lovers, another highly anticipated harvest has just begun — the opening of bay scallop season.