Seeing Beyond Exclusive, Catching the Elusive

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By Island Naturalist Justine Kibbe

Nov 06, 2016
A familiar face to generations of Fishers Island residents is etched in stone on the east side of the island. (Photo by Justine Kibbe)

SEEING BEYOND EXCLUSIVE, CATCHING THE ELUSIVE
Published in The Day, November 6, 2016

It was the “Autumn of our content” with foliage reminding me of the best of a preschooler’s sponge paintings; the coral, reds, and orange that blend together so magically. Nor did it appear an illusion, the season’s Hunter’s moon; the push and pull of superior tides finally exposing the hidden mystery behind those Hungry Point Harbor seals — lush eel grass meadows so near to shore and laden with fish. There was, indeed, such fullness this peculiar October.

Continued on the Fishers Island Conservancy website

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