East End Eco-Ventures

Join us to explore the east end of Long Island through nature-based outdoor adventures and educational activities.

River Otters on Long Island

River otter at Mashomack, Shelter Island

A river otter photographed with a wildlife camera at Mashomack Preserve, Shelter Island, NY as part of the Long Island River Otter Project.

Saturday, March 14, 9-11 AM 

at the Nature Conservancy’s Mashomack Preserve on Shelter Island

Otters can be found at Mashomack! Join Mike Bottini, wildlife biologist, for a talk and short field trip to learn about the natural history of the river otter, its history on Long Island and in NY and the current research efforts on behalf of this fascinating mammal.

For more information on the Long Island River Otter Project, visit Mike Bottini’s website here. 

otter entrance

Mike Bottini measures the entrance hole to a nesting den used by a river otter in Southold, NY.

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