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March 31, 2015
National Park Service Responds to Southern Pine Beetle Infestation at Fire Island National Seashore
A National Park Service Arborist Incident Response team will cut down roughly 600 trees at the William Floyd Estate on Long Island and within the Sunken Forest on Fire Island in response to confirmed southern pine beetle infestations at Fire Island National Seashore.

March 25, 2015
Fire Island Dredge Operation Underway
H&L Contracting of Bay Shore, New York resumed dredge operations at Watch Hill on Fire Island this week after delays due to sever winter weather and extensive ice in the Great South Bay.

January 12, 2015
Call for Artists-in-Residence at Fire Island National Seashore
Fire Island National Seashore is inviting artists of all disciplines to apply to its new Artist-in-Residence program.

December 23, 2014
Dredging to Begin at Sailors Haven and Watch Hill on Fire Island
A dredge project, funded through the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Act, will begin next week on Fire Island. The project will restore the Watch Hill and Sailors Haven navigation channels to pre-Sandy dimensions.


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