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The Mystery of Plum Island’s Wildlife Will Soon be Revealed

This article is the first in a series which will follow the work of the New York Natural Heritage Program, and a team of scientists as they complete a year-long comprehensive field study of the fauna and flora of Plum Island, NY. 844 more words

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Elizabeth Perkins was a wicked-tongued woman

Luke Perkins and his wife, Elizabeth were notorious disturbers of the peace in 17th-Century Ipswich, and she was said to have a “venomous tongue.” 438 more words


So what's Plum Island really like? One reporter's inside tour | Suffolk Times

By 2002, Congress was already questioning the expense of maintaining Plum Island as a “Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory,” but suggestions about upgrading it to Level 4 were rankling North Fork residents who feared the upgrade would endanger them. 130 more words


A Plum Site to Plumb The Coast, In Depth

Steve Resler, retired scientist and active diver, tells us why Plum Island is the perfect site for underwater research and exploration.  728 more words

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