Learn about horseshoe crabs and watch them come ashore to lay their eggs while reveling in the beauty of the evening on a June beach. Reduced Tower Tours until 9 pm. Suggested donation $2 per person. Bring a light jacket appropriate for outdoors that time of year, as well as a flashlight for your return trip. Due to the … Full Story
The 2020 Long Island Natural History Conference has been cancelled due to challenges presented by the Corona Virus outbreak. The 2020 Long Island Natural History Conference will be held Friday & Saturday, March 20-21, 2020 at Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Berkner Hall. Speakers and presentations include Dr. Stephen Tettelbach on bay scallops, Dr. Brooke Bateman on climate change impacts on birds, … Full Story
By Danielle Lipiec At dusk, children, parents, and those of all ages in between convened at the Fire Island Lighthouse on Saturday, May 18, for the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society’s annual Horseshoe Crab Program. Volunteers, park rangers, and the horseshoe crabs themselves were in attendance as well. The crowd was greeted with a presentation on horseshoe crab anatomy, a … Full Story
What’s so special about Horseshoe Crabs? Why should we care about them? Join us at 7pm, on Saturday, May 18 to find out why these gentle creatures are so important to us. Take a walk with us on the bay beach while the sun is setting to look for horseshoe crabs. Suggested donation $2 per person.
By Shoshanna McCollum IN CERTAIN CIRCLES, Dr. John Tanacrdi has earned the moniker of “The Horseshoe Crab Guy.” Anything you ever wanted to know about horseshoe crabs, this was the man to ask. For over 12 years he was the Chairman of Dowling College’s Earth Marine Sciences Department, which earned the college notable prestige over the last decade. Now a professor … Full Story