Celebrating Independence Day on Fishers

This is how we celebrate! Many thanks to IPP for organizing the parade, the Fort Stretch Irregulars for singing, the Sailing Masters of 1812 band for making the trip from Essex, CT and playing for us, and the Fire Department for the picnic lunch! Click on any photo to see the larger image and view the slideshow.

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Tagging Horseshoe Crabs on Fishers

This spring, during the spawning season, Science Teacher Carol Giles and her team of volunteers tagged horseshoe crabs on Fishers Island. Carol is a trained site coordinator, helping to collect data on horseshoe crab spawning, abundance, size, sex, and tag returns. The data collected through this program is used to assess the status of horseshoe crabs in New York State, and will help determine the management and conservation of …

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