Sunken Forest

Fire Island’s Sunken Forest is a rare ecological community. This type of maritime holly forest is found behind well-established sand dunes along the Atlantic coast from New Jersey to Massachusetts. According to the New York Natural Heritage Program, the Sunken Forest was ranked as “globally rare,” meaning there are few remaining occurrences of this assemblage […]

Holtsville Ecology Site

Explore Holtsville Park: A Perfect Family Outing Destination Discover the Holtsville Ecology Site and Animal Preserve, a remarkable transformation of what was once a landfill into a thriving recreational and educational haven. The Town of Brookhaven Highway Department’s dedicated efforts have turned this site into a destination offering a range of amenities and activities for […]