Museum

Plan Developed by Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition

September 2022 The Fishers Island Seagrass Management (FISM) Coalition has developed a plan to protect the threatened but vital resource of eelgrass beds in Long Island Sound. The FISM coalition, a group that represents a variety of stakeholder interests, established a goal of protecting all of Fishers Island’s eelgrass, as it is an important resource in sustaining the quality of …

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Museum’s New Native Plant Nursery and the Battle Against Invasive Species

July 2022 Traveling down Belle Hill Road towards the Duck Pond, you will notice obvious signs of plantings in the H. Lee Ferguson, Jr. Wildlife Sanctuary. H.L. Ferguson Museum Board member Terry McNamara is working to make the sanctuary more biodiverse by replacing invasives with native species. This is one of the many HLFM Land Trust properties where the Museum …

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Gardening August 2022

Learn about the produce from the garden that will be available free to the public as it ripens, and Fishers antique garden postcards.

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