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If you live in the Northeast, you won’t soon forget 2012’s Hurricane Sandy. But there is one storm story you may have yet to hear. Along some areas of the Long Island coast, strong winds and waves washed over the beaches, spreading out sand to create the sandy, open spaces that the island’s winged residents rely on for nesting. For biologists, the restored beach habitat was a sign of hope for the… Read More

Bret Serbin isn’t your typical conservationist! As the new Outreach Coordinator at the Long Island Field Office, Bret shares her experience as a writer while diving into the world of conservation.

December 21 marks the winter solstice and shortest day of the year! Find out how animals cope with winter conditions and colder temperatures.