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USFWS Photo/G. Thompson News Release Date: December 19, 2017 Contact: Kaetlyn Jackson, 631-687-4770 Patchogue, NY – The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that the the Final Fire Island Wilderness Breach Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (Final Breach Plan/EIS) is now available online. A final decision on the plan will be made after a required 30-day […]

Date: December 21, 2017 Contact: Kathleen Karhnak-Glasby, 215-597-7062 PATCHOGUE, NY. The National Park Service (NPS) released a prospectus today for a concession opportunity at Fire Island National Seashore’s Watch Hill and Sailors Haven marinas. The concession operation includes marinas, food and beverage service, and retail sales at Watch Hill and Sailors Haven, and campground services […]

Children measured tides and salinity and counted marine creatures and Monarch butterflies during the first-even Day in the Life of Fire Island. Photo: Tim Motz News Release Date: October 2, 2017 Contact: Elizabeth Rogers, 631-687-4766 Contact: Kathy Krause, 631-687-4772 Patchogue, NY – On Friday, September 29, nearly 100 students from the Woodhull School, Longwood Middle […]

NPS Photo/K. Santos News Release Date: August 4, 2017 Contact: Elizabeth Rogers, 631-687-4766 Contact: Dave Griese, 631-321-7028 Patchogue, NY – The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society will host photographer Audrey Tiernan this Sunday, August 6 to celebrate the unveiling of a new photographic display. The display includes Tiernans images from Bill Bleyer’s new book Fire […]

Photo:  Mike Busch News Release Date: August 3, 2017 Contact: Elizabeth Rogers, 631-687-4766 Contact: Jim Dunphy, 631-687-4756 Patchogue, NY – The National Park Service announced today that the Watch Hill marina project will be extended to address substructure vulnerabilities and ensure the marina is resilient to future storms. Construction will be completed by the end […]