December 22, 2011 11:56 AM
An extraordinary event took place on Saturday — the annual Montauk Christmas bird count, now more than 100 years old and among the very oldest in the country.
December 15, 2011 10:29 AM
It is impossible interpreting the present, but you can come close interpreting history. In my mind the history of East Hampton, and for that matter all of Long Island, is much...
December 8, 2011 12:17 PM
Local discoveries and rediscoveries are still to be made.
December 1, 2011 10:45 AM
Sunday was a perfect day to take a walk in the woods. Adelaide de Menil and I went to the South Fork-Shelter Island Nature Conservancy’s Sagg Swamp Preserve. Adelaide...
December 1, 2011 10:48 AM
At 10 this morning, the Montauk SurfMasters surfcasting tournament ended with a collective whimper.
November 23, 2011 02:33 PM
We cannot sustain ourselves without oxygen, and we can’t exist without nitrogen either, but too much nitrogen, and the balance of nature is seriously out of whack: Think red tide, brown tide, and other algae blooms.
November 23, 2011 12:45 PM
Thanksgiving is perhaps the one holiday that has not yet had its meaning sucked from it by commercial vampires, at least not here on the East End. Maybe because of the wild...
November 17, 2011 11:50 AM
On Sunday, just when it seemed the surfcasting season was over, boaters began finding striped bass feeding on schools of herring
November 17, 2011 11:41 AM
Leaves. We can’t live without them; some of us can’t live with them, particularly so after they’ve all fallen and coated every inch of landscape
November 10, 2011 10:13 AM
I’ve been hatching out Salt Lake brine shrimp eggs in local seawater for a year and a half. At room temperature, they hatch out into swimming in two days and at about a tenth of a millimeter in length they are barely visible to the naked eye.