Tag Archives: Museum

Museum Lecture: Ospreys with Alan Poole

Adult Lecture: “Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor” with author and osprey expert Alan Poole, long associated with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, will discuss his new book: “Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor.” Reception and book signing to follow. Sundays in July and August the HLF Museum hosts adult lectures on a wide variety of topics.

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Museum: Nature Walk

During July and August, Nature Walks will start at the Museum on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. unless changes have been posted. Terry McNamara will lead the walks. Posters will be put up on the Post Office bulletin board each week that will reveal the subject and location of the upcoming walk. However, all groups must meet first at the Museum …

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Museum Reception: Billion Oyster Project

Billion Oyster Project: Come meet the staff An Oysters and Drinks Reception with introductory remarks by Pete Malinowski, Executive Director of the Billion Oyster Project Thursday, August 22 Time: 5:00-6:00 pm Place: Museum, 2nd floor

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Museum: Nature Walk

During July and August, Nature Walks will start at the Museum on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. unless changes have been posted. Terry McNamara will lead the walks. Posters will be put up on the Post Office bulletin board each week that will reveal the subject and location of the upcoming walk. However, all groups must meet first at the Museum …

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Museum Talk: Transforming the Museum: The World Comes to Mystic Seaport

Learn about Mystic Seaport Museum’s major strategic shift with the opening of the award-winning Thompson Exhibition Building and the hiring of Nicholas Bell from the Smithsonian to lead a dynamic new exhibitions program. Nicholas will talk about the current exhibition ‘Streamlined’ and preview the upcoming exhibition of Turner’s watercolors. Not to be missed. Place: Museum, 2nd Floor. Reception to follow.

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Museum Lecture: Plum Island Questions and Answers

Adult Lecture Series: Jason D. Golden, Public Affairs Officer, US Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, Plum Island Animal Disease Center. Jason has been the public’s liaison with Plum Island since 2014. He will present an overview of the island’s unique history, the lab’s animal disease research and diagnostic program, and hold a question and answer session. Place: …

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Museum Nature Walk: Foraging with Russ Cohen

Museum Nature Walk with naturalist and wild food enthusiastRuss Cohen. Russ will lead a foraging walk on Fishers Island. Place: Meet at the Museum. Limited to 30 people. To assure a spot, please sign up by contacting the Museum by phone (631-788-7239) or e-mail fimuseum@fishersisland.net (Please note also the related Nature Talk that Russ will lead the previous day, August …

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Museum Talk: Nibbling on Native Plants in Your Back Yard & Beyond

On his previous visits over the last several years, wild edibles expert Russ Cohen has documented the presence of over sixty species of edible wild plants on Fishers Island. The focus of Russ’ illustrated talk and follow-up walk this year will be on edible native species suitable for planting in home landscapes, while also acknowledging the edible weeds and invasives …

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Museum: Nature Walk

During July and August, Nature Walks will start at the Museum on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. unless changes have been posted. Terry McNamara will lead the walks. Posters will be put up on the Post Office bulletin board each week that will reveal the subject and location of the upcoming walk. However, all groups must meet first at the Museum …

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