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Walks in the Woods: Fuchs Pond Preserve

Jun 1, 2021 | Outdoors

In my first Walks in the Woods piece, I wrote about the Northport Rail Trail. This time around, I’ll focus on a similarly short but sweet oasis, one with a five-acre spring-fed freshwater pond and freshwater marsh: Fuchs Pond…

Mother goose lays eggs, awaits goslings at Seymour's Boatyard

May 8, 2021 | Outdoors

The crew at Seymour’s Boatyard is expecting six goslings any day now, as mother and father goose anxiously await their arrival on the windy Northport pier. A couple of weeks ago, as staff were setting up for the season…

Sand and Salt: Pre-Season Boat Maintenance

Apr 29, 2021 | Outdoors

So I’m sitting in my garage in Northport and imbibing Smuttynose lager. I have a 1998, 15-foot Boston Whaler Dauntless. We'll call it 75 horsepower. It's a 75 horsepower Mercury two-stroke from 2003. (Editor’s note: For more…

Walks in the Woods: Northport Rail Trail

Apr 18, 2021 | Outdoors

We’re one month into the official start of spring and, as was the case this time last year, outdoor space is in high demand. Like many of you, my go-to the past year to decompress, exercise, and escape from seasonal affective…

Northport Native Garden Initiative takes root around town

Apr 11, 2021 | Outdoors

What happens when three Northport residents get together to plant a native garden off Ocean Avenue? A movement to create an entirely new habitat within our community. Six months ago, Nicole Tamaro, Matthew Gorman and Sara…