ENVIRONMENT & NATURE

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OSPREY WITH PREY Falcon Sahin of East Setauket was in the right place at the right time when he spotted an osprey carrying a fish...

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By John L. Turner I apologize in advance to all the driving school instructors among the audience who read this article and find their ire...

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Brookhaven town Bay Constables issued summonses against a group of people they said were illegally harvesting oysters from Mount Sinai Harbor. Officials suspect the...

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As Tropical Storm Isaias climbs from the southeast coast towards Long Island, county officials are deploying resources in the event of any damage from...

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If Caran Markson could make the world green, cover it in manicured sets of pollinating flowers and sweet smelling herbs, she would.  Hearing her talk...

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EYE CANDY Maria Hoffman of East Setauket snapped this photo on July 18. She writes, ‘I was on the harborside beach of Port Jeff Harbor’s...

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The inevitable closure of the Brookhaven Landfill in 2024 looms large on Long Island and the surrounding region. The burden of how to dispose...

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Butterfly House Grand Opening Come meet the butterflies at Sweetbriar Nature Center, 62 Eckerncamp Drive, Smithtown! The center’s enclosed outdoor butterfly vivarium will be open...

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone (D) and the county Legislature agreed to withdraw a resolution that would have diverted money from the land preservation...

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The Suffolk County Water Authority is urging customers to turn off their taps. SCWA has asked residents to take measures to reduce their water use...