Conservancy Offers Parade Ground Tours & Property Walk-Throughs

This weekend is an exciting one for FIConservancy!

Join us for tours of our successful grassland restoration areas Saturday, July 20 at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., and Sunday, July 21 at 10 a.m. Meet at the main entrance to the Parade Grounds across from Officers’ Row. Tours will last approximately one hour and will be led by Adam Mitchell, Ph.D.*

On Saturday and Sunday afternoons, Dr. Mitchell will conduct walk-throughs of private property identifying invasive vegetation and making suggestions for successful incorporation of native plantings into landscapes. If you are interested in a review of your property, email Tom Sargent (, Joe Henderson (, Kristen Peterson ( or Adam Mitchell (

*Dr. Mitchell is Assistant Professor of Entomology, Department of Wildlife, Sustainability, and Ecosystem Sciences, Tarleton State University, a Member of the Texas A&M University System.

Sunset on the Beach, our popular annual fundraiser at the Fishers Island Club Beach Club, will be Saturday 6-8 p.m. If you have not yet purchased tickets, they will be available when you arrive at the event. The weather forecast is perfect. See you there!

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