• Miles of uncrowded white sandy beaches extend to the horizon, separating the clear blue ocean and undulating grass-covered dunes.

    Fire Island

    National Seashore New York

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  • New Backcountry Camping procedures

    Reservations for required permits must be obtained through Recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Davis Park or access points west, and involve a 2½ to 10 mile hike. More »

Event Details

  • 08/24/2013

    Mosquito monitoring program demonstration
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Watch Hill Dune Station | Map Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Kaetlyn Kerr Contact Phone Number: 631-687-4766

Do you enjoy the outdoors but hate biting insects? Most of us only pay attention to bugs because of their painful and sometimes dangerous bites. But, there is more to these curious critters than just their bite. Join National Park Service biologist, Kaetlyn Kerr, for a one-hour indoor presentation to learn more about mosquitoes and ticks; their life cycle, their struggle to survive, and their importance to the Fire Island ecosystem.

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