Addressing future of Plum Island, zoning change discussed for Orient ferry terminal

As the effort to prevent Plum Island from being auctioned off continues, preservation advocates are turning their attention to the 10-acre federally owned ferry property in Orient. 

“We’re worried,” Louise Harrison, the New York natural areas coordinator for Save the Sound, told Town Board members at a work session last Tuesday. “It’s how you get to Plum Island and back.”