Preserve Plum Island - Fighting to preserve 843 acres of wildlife habitat from development

Upcoming Events


Check below for some opportunities near you to learn more about Plum Island, watch the documentary starring Sam Waterston, and be transported to the island for a magnificent virtual tour. Bring a friend!

Preserving Plum Island for Future Generations

Join us for a presentation by Chris Cryder and learn how you can help preserve this incredible public resource.

  • See a 10-minute film produced for PBS, “Conservation on a Precious Island,” starring Sam Waterston
  • Get a virtual tour of Plum Island and hear the latest efforts to protect it

Home to the nation’s foreign animal disease center, as well as several endangered species and unique habitats, Plum Island is to be sold by the federal government to the highest bidder. Many organizations would rather see the amazing island conserved and are fighting to save it.

Monday, May 22

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Ridgefield Public Library - 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT

Sponsors: Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Conservation Commission, Woodcock Nature Center and the Norwalk River Watershed Association Reserve a seat: Register here


Campaign to Preserve Plum Island – An Island Like No Other

Come see the new 10-minute documentary film "Conservation on a Precious Island," featuring Academy Award-nominee Sam Waterston, followed by a "virtual tour" of Plum Island, and learn the latest news on the Preserve Plum Island Coalition campaign. Learn how you can join the fight to protect Plum Island from commercial development.

Monday, October 16th

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Emma S. Clark Library, 120 Main Street, Setauket, NY

Sponsor: Library Program

Tuesday, December 12th

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Freeport Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY

Sponsor: South Shore Audubon Society -

Preserve Plum Island Coalition - PO Box 735 - Huntington, NY 11743 -