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Madoo is Open

The Madoo Conservancy gardens in Sagaponack are now open and welcoming visitors by appointment.

The Northern Long-Eared Bats Have Come Home to Roost

On a recent rainy Sunday visit to Sagg Swamp, it wasn’t the newly emerged patch of skunk cabbage or the flowing spring waters beneath the boardwalk that attracted notice, but rather, a microphone and a small green box attached to a tree just off the path. A sign on the box indicated it was the property of the New York State Department of Conservation (NYSDEC) and that it should not be disturbed.

A Reptilian Respite

Fans of all things that slither and crawl will want to be sure to join the South Fork History Museum (SOFO) for a special four-week Zoom presentation featuring “Erik the Reptile Guy & His Reptile Edventures!”

Time for Turtles and Other Local Fauna

On Wednesday, May 19, at 4 p.m., join SOFO’s Environmental Educator Jackie Avignone as she presents “Turtle Time,” a discussion on the turtles of the South Fork.

Meet East End Moms of All Species

Is your mom an animal lover? If so, she’ll enjoy tuning into the South Fork Natural History Museum’s (SOFO) online program on Sunday, May 10 at 1 p.m. to celebrate mothers of all kinds.

Cosentino Named Director of Farm Operations at Sylvester Manor

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm announced late last week that Cristina Cosentino will take the role of Director of Farm Operations for the Shelter Island nonprofit.

Holiday Break Nature Outings For Kids

The South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO) in Bridgehampton is pleased to offer three free environmental programs during the holiday school recess. Each program will be held outdoors in Vineyard Field behind the museum, and will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Breathe: Destination Morocco

Three of Alison Burke’s favorite things are health, yoga and travel — and when she can combine them, and invite the community, she does.

Beeton and Topping Ready for Another Hampton Classic

Lucy Beeton and Phoebe Topping are two of the more experienced junior riders at Swan Creek Farm.

Swan Creek Riders and Owners Prep for the Classic’s Big Stage

It was 12 days out from the start of the biggest horse show of the year, the Hampton Classic, but no one was panicking, or barking out orders with extra intensity, or stressing about preparations.

Regatta Ends With Winning Crew Headed to Antigua

Philip Walters sailed his boat August Sky to a victory in the Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge on Saturday, August 11, besting 23 other boats.

Tide Is High—And So Are The Stakes for Artist Raising Awareness About Ocean Debris

Another person’s trash is artist Cynthia Pease Roe’s treasure.

Riding the Waves Powered by Electric

A group of three paddleboarders watched in astonishment as William Graham and Kieran McGuire were raised about 2 feet above the water on their Lift eFoils in Northwest Harbor.

Impromptu Air Show Makes Whirlwind Visit to East Hampton Airport

Five surviving World War II military aircraft flew into East Hampton Airport at about 11 a.m. on Independence Day and went on display for about 90 minutes for an impromptu static air show organized privately by their owners.

PHOTOS: A Lovely Night on the Water for Spotlight on Boating Party

The Sag Harbor Express and its sponsors hosted the Third Annual Summer Kick-off and Spotlight on Boating Party and Trade Show at the Breakwater Yacht Club on Friday, June 21.

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