Coasts

"Be a Good Egg" on the Sound

"Be a Good Egg" on the Sound

— We are "sharing the shore" with beach-nesting birds on the Long Island Sound with the help of volunteers and beach-goers!
Living Shoreline Guidelines Announced By DEC In An Effort To Move Away From Bulkheads

Living Shoreline Guidelines Announced By DEC In An Effort To Move Away From Bulkheads

— Natural erosion control methods - living shorelines- provide habitat & greater ecological value than hardened shorelines.
2017 "Share the Shore" Artwork

2017 "Share the Shore" Artwork

— We are taking a look back at some of our favorite student-designed signs urging the public to "share the shore" with birds.
2017 Coastal Field Season Summary

2017 Coastal Field Season Summary

— An overview of our efforts surveying and monitoring shorebirds on Long Island, primarily the American Oystercatcher.
Long Island Bird Banding Operation to Enhance Shorebird Conservation

Long Island Bird Banding Operation to Enhance Shorebird Conservation

— With only two Black Skimmer colonies in New York, banding is a great way to monitor efforts to protect them.
Piping Plover Chick

Piping Plover Chick

— A 23 day old Piping Plover chick seen stretching its wings and practicing flight!

Young Women in Conservation

The coast as seen by our 2017 shorebird technicians, Lindsey DeLuna and Alyssa Lefebvre.
Young Women in Conservation

Young Women in Conservation

— Shining the spotlight on our summer shorebird monitors.
No Shore Thing: Why There’s Concern For Piping Plovers

No Shore Thing: Why There’s Concern For Piping Plovers

— Beach season is approaching, and so are the Piping Plovers...