2023 Natural History Conference


Friday, April 28, 2023
9:00am – 4:00pm


Scully Estate
550 S Bay Ave
Islip NY 11751






The Peconic Land Trust is co-sponsor of the largest regional forum on Long Island’s natural environment. Perfect for anyone interested in the sciences, this symposium offers up-to-the-minute research and current information on various subjects in the fields of biology and natural sciences.

This year’s topics include the exciting work by the LI Coyote Study Group, a citizen-science project entitled “The Long Island Mammal survey,” poster session featuring the latest in science research, and opportunities to connect with numerous conservation organizations about ways you can get involved.

$40/person. For more details, including the full schedule of workshops and to register, visit Seatuck.org/li-natural-history-conference.

Featured Presenters

  • Stephane Perreualt-Naturalist, Greentree Foundation - Tracking the movements, behavior and seasonal diet of the Eastern Coyote in Nassau.
  • Casey Pendergast-Threatened & Endangered Species Biologist, NYSDEC - Long Island’s overwintering bats, including the results of a winter diet study here.
  • Nicole Maher-Senior Coastal Scientist, The Nature Conservancy - Research on the health of Long Island’s salt marshes.
  • Terrence McNamara-Board Member, H. L. Ferguson Museum, Fishers Island - The flora and fauna of Suffolk’s far eastern outpost: Fishers Island.
  • Kevin Job-Fisheries Biologist, CT DEEP Diadromous Fish Restoration Program - An examination into the cause of recent river herring declines despite successful fish passage projects.
  • Arielle Santos-Conservation Scientist, Seatuck Environmental Association - The Long Island terrestrial mammal survey: how to get involved.
  • Harrison Tobi-Aquaculture & Shellfish Restoration Specialist/Educator, Cornell Cooperative Ext. -Potential solutions to restore an iconic and commercially important Long Island shellfish species: the scallop.

Contact us

To register contact:

  • Seatuck Environmental Association

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Scully Estate

550 S Bay Ave, Islip, NY 11751

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