More Than Stripers- New York’s other marine fish

Montauk Point Lighthouse 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY

Learn about the many fascinating fish that inhabit the marine waters of New York State from Chris Paparo, owner of Fish Guy Photos and manager …

The Secret Life of Offshore Scientists

Montauk Point Lighthouse 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY

Who are the intrepid scientists who spend weeks at-a-time on large boats braving seasickness and missing out on the newest episodes of their favorite shows? …

(Sea)Gulls of Long Island

Montauk Point Lighthouse 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY

Gulls might pester you at the beach for your lunch, but these animals are a critical part of marine ecosystems. In this talk, Kimberly Lato, …

Sex, Drugs, and Living Fossils

Montauk Point Lighthouse 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY

Abigail Costigan, Master’s student at SoMAS studying Marine Conservation and Policy, will describe the natural history of horseshoe crabs, how they come to the shoreline …

Thar She Blows: Whaling in New York

Montauk Point Lighthouse 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY

Tara Rider, Ph.D. will explore how whaling has shaped New York’s maritime communities and culture. In the 1640s, Long Island towns such as East Hampton …