April 30, 2015
White-tailed Deer Movement Study Continues on Fire Island
Researchers fitted 15 female white-tailed deer with GPS-enabled radio tracking collars in 2015 as part of a three-year Deer Movement Study.
April 23, 2015
Tourism to Long Island National Parks Creates $21,460,500 in Economic Benefits: Report shows visitor spending supports 201 jobs in local economy
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 403,662 visitors to national parks on Long Island in 2014 spent $17,043,600 in communities surrounding Sagamore Hill National Historic Site and Fire Island National Seashore. That spending supported 201 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $21,460,500.
April 21, 2015
Hurricane Sandy-funded Marina Construction Underway: Sailors Haven Marina Closed to Private Boaters Through July 20
Work to upgrade the Sailors Haven marina is now underway. The marina will be closed to private boaters during construction, scheduled to be completed by July 20.
April 20, 2015
Nesting Bald Eagles at William Floyd Estate for First Time in Decades: Park Areas Closed to Protect Nesting Birds
A pair of nesting bald eagles was discovered at the William Floyd Estate, a unit of Fire Island National Seashore. Areas of the Estate will be closed to protect the eagles during this sensitive time.
April 08, 2015
Fire Island National Seashore Joins National Find Your Park Movement
Fire Island National Seashore invites you to Find Your Park during National Park Week.
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.