The great Long Island naturalists who have made their second job their first and best
One of many signs of spring, the trailing arbutus were blooming up a storm at Oakland Cemetery in Sag Harbor. Jean Held

Disgraced over W.M.D.s, a reporter fires back
Judith Miller, whose articles for The New York Times corroborated the Bush administration’s incorrect claims about Saddam Hussein’s arsenal of weapons of mass destruction, reflected on that period during a reading at Stony Brook Southampton last week. Jennifer Landes

Last year's Shoreline Sweep Durell Godfrey

Thomas Peele, an East Hampton High School graduate, a 2017 Pulitzer Prize.

Reason for optimism despite virulent algal blooms here in recent years
Initial efforts to improve Georgica Pond’s ecological health are promising, Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University told the East Hampton Town Trustees on Monday. David E. Rattray

Of jetties, beaches, and the Army Corps
A view of Soundview Drive and Captain Kidd's Path from the water David E. Rattray