A group of volunteers rescues a sea turtle in Mattituck. (Credit: Chris Paparo/ Fish Guy Photos)
This past weekend, I was exploring the wrack line at Mattituck Inlet looking for hidden treasures that could be potential story ideas for this month’s column. I was not having much luck finding any gold until I spotted a “rock” a couple hundred yards down the beach. (more…)
Tucker slowly makes his way out onto the beach Friday. (Credit: Nicole Smith)
Students, parents and community members crowded behind two ropes in the sand at Bailie Beach Friday afternoon as Cutchogue East sixth graders Maddie Hansen, 11, and Abby Seifert, 12, released harbor seal Tucker back into the wild with members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.
Observers cheered, clapped and snapped pictures as Tucker finally waded into the Long Island Sound after initially being hesitant to leave her cage. (more…)