ENVIRONMENT & NATURE

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During the first week of September, the nation watched as Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahamas. Thousands of people have been left without homes, and...

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There are monsters off the coast of the North Shore, but not the kind with purple tentacles and razor teeth. Some are man made. The...

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By Julianne Mosher A new sensory garden has been installed outside the Long Island Explorium in Port Jefferson, hoping to give those passing through the...

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It’s that time of year again. Join thousands of volunteers on Long Island for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 21,...

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By Daniel Dunaief Hurricane Dorian has dominated the news cycle for weeks, as its violent winds, torrential rains and storm surge caused extensive damage throughout...

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By John Turner This article is devoted to wood pewees everywhere. The species names spill off the tongue quickly — “Oh, that’s a pink lady’s slipper...

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PEACEFUL SUMMER’S EVE Ellen Segal of Port Jefferson snapped this serene photo at Long Beach in Nissequogue just moments before the sun set on Aug....

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Imagine a field, not on land but on the open ocean — not of green plants topped with colorful flowers, but of huge, 800-foot...

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Calling all bird lovers! Migration has begun! Join Four Harbors Audubon Society at Frank Melville Memorial Park’s Stone Bridge to witness the exciting annual migration...

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EARL Karen Silvestri of Melville snapped this photo of an egret that has been living in Oceanside for many years and is known to the...