Enjoy the East End Al Fresco. 
From Riverhead to Orient to Montauk

The Eastern End of Long Island, New York City’s backyard beach getaway, offers a variety of fun activities for all ages and interests. From Riverhead to Greenport to Montauk, there are the Hamptons, North Fork farms and vineyards, breweries, scenic beaches, and stunning views. From tall ship festivals to music festivals to drag racing events, to the Long Island Aquarium, Splish Splash, and the Parrish Art Museum, there’s something for everyone.

Our Island’s History – The Natural History of Long Island with Tara Rider, Ph.D

What’s intriguing about Long Island and our surrounding waters is that so much of the story of our natural history happened in the last 12,000 years, when humans were here. This talk will discuss the features that make Long Island’s geology distinctive and have shaped the peoples who have inhabited this island. From salt marshes and cranberry bogs to hardwood forests and the Hempstead Plains, our Island has been continuously being reshaped and the landscape influences our society today.

This will not be recorded so be sure to attend live on Zoom if you can!

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Feb 17 2023


11:00 am

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