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A Vulnerable Bird Endures in a Springs Marsh

East Hampton is downright lucky to have a population of saltmarsh sparrows, birds that are vulnerable because of their dependence on a habitat that shrinks with every centimeter in sea level rise: the salt marsh. The sparrows themselves are not so lucky: they've lost 75 percent of their population since 1990. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is assessing whether the bird should be listed under the Endangered Species Act.

Jul 20, 2023
Dead Whale Recovered at Amagansett Beach

A dead humpback whale washed ashore at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett on Sunday morning. It had no signs of external injuries.

May 31, 2020