03/18/14 4:20pm
03/18/2014 4:20 PM
Eastern bluebirds were near extinction in the 1970s. The population on Shelter Island has increased by over 300 percent in the past 12 years. (Credit: courtesy)

Eastern bluebirds were near extinction in the 1970s. The population on Shelter Island has increased by over 300 percent in the past 12 years. (Credit: courtesy)

The Eastern Bluebird Conservation Program at Mashomack Preserve on Shelter Island is looking for volunteers interested in taking part in weekly trips to the preserve to record the nesting progress of eastern bluebirds, whose species population has been recovering from near extinction in the 1970s.  (more…)