ENVIRONMENT & NATURE

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A NAUTICAL SCENE Gerard Romano of Port Jefferson Station snapped this photo in the Village of Port Jefferson on Jan. 15. He writes, 'As I...

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By John L. Turner Situated a mile east of Orient Point, the eastern tip of the North Fork and separated from it by Plum Gut,...

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Join the staff at Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, 581 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown for a family program, Who’s Been Walking in the Snow?,...

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PLEASE, JUST ONE LITTLE KISS Elisa Hendrey of Sound Beach came upon these two young deer at Cedar Beach in Mount Sinai on Dec. 30....

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By Chris Cumella Rows of sugar kelp – a brown native seaweed — are being planted and will be harvested in Setauket Harbor, not for...

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Northport-East Northport Public Library presents a virtual program via Zoom titled Exploring the Pacific Ocean and Beyond: A Discussion about Plastic Pollution, Science, and...

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Port Jefferson’s Parking Administrator Kevin Wood captured this incredible north shore sunset on the evening of Jan. 5 from Centennial Beach in the village. Send...

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A paper published in Frontiers in Marine Science on December 15 is calling for action to remove the oil from a decaying and...

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Nocturnal animals and human night owls may rejoice! On the winter solstice, people can witness the Earth's longest night and shortest day of the...

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Town of Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine (R) announced Dec. 21 that the town was awarded a 2020 Long Island Sound Futures Fund matching grant...