In early spring you can find fresh mermaid purses washed up in the wrack line
A drying skate and its egg cases, known as mermaid purses, on the beach in Montauk this week.
The sea was peeled back to reveal the rock reef, and release the sweet smell of new growth weed, mostly the bladder wrack that covers them like an army green blanket.
A gray seal blocked the path of a Star columnist on his way to a favorite Montauk cove on Friday.
San Francisco is about as wild as a large civilized municipality can be
Wildflowers at Point Reyes National Seashore in California
An open letter to Larry Penny
David E. Rattray
Waterfowl and water birds took it on the nose
We had invited a few friends over, so I set about getting the big lobster pot out of mothballs and searching for the tools needed to pierce the lobsters’ armor
“It’s time to get up and get going. Breakfast awaits.”
An eastern ribbon snake, fresh from its winter sleep, was spotted in Montauk Sunday, another sign that spring is finally here.
A frozen wasteland
Redwinged blackbirds are singing, grackles are croaking, robins have yet to sing
It was possible that the big turtle had been buried under sand, snow, and for a long time