Posts Tagged ‘ Great Gull Island ’

Preserving Crucial Tern Habitat in Long Island Sound

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By
Common Tern (photo: Sheila Foran, UConn)

While the terns are currently thriving, their environment is being overrun by nuisance and invasive plant species, such as the wild radish, Black Swallow-wort, and Asiatic Bittersweet, that threaten to destroy their nesting sites.

A military mission with an environmental purpose Tuesday in Groton

Apr 19th, 2014 | By

At the request of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Charlestown, R.I., office, the Connecticut Army National Guard will airlift 28,000 pounds of lumber to Great Gull Island, a bird sanctuary in Long Island Sound between Plum and Fishers islands. For more on this story, visit: The Day – This mission’s for the birds |

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