Giant Hogweed – DO NOT TOUCH!


Giant HogWeed Hazard

Giant hogweed (Heracleummantegazzianum) is a Federally listed noxious weed.

Its sap, in combination with moisture and sunlight, can cause severe skin and eye irritation, painful blistering, permanent scarring and blindness.

Contact between the skin and the sap of this plant occurs either through brushing against the bristles on the stem or breaking the stem or leaves.

Find out much more about this REAL HEALTH HAZARD at the NYS Department of Environmental Conversation Web Site!

Giant HogWeed Brochure

38th Annual Shelter Island Run – Volunteers Needed!

38th Annual Shelter Island Run

38th Annual Shelter Island Run


Good evening fellow Amateur Radio Operators!

It is time again for the 38th Annual Shelter Island Run!  This year the annual run will be held on SATURDAY, June 17, 2017.



All available Radio Operators will meet behind the Shelter Island Post Office, Rt. 114 and West Thomas Street, Shelter Island at 1600 hrs for assignment.

The runners step off at 1730 hrs and we secure at approximately 1900 hrs.

If you can volunteer for this event, please RSVP to  –

We are the eyes and ears of the Race Committee and Emergency Services,
it is always a rewarding day for both the runners and the radio operators!

Thank you for your support!
Don Fisher N2QHV, ARES EC Town of Southold
Neal Raymond N2QZA, ARES EC Town of Shelter Island

Skywarn Training June 8th

SkyWarn Training

Skywarn Training is coming up! Origen KD2MRN is offering to car pool on June 8th @ 7PM.

Use the ACT Team roster to contact Origen if you are interested in car pooling.

Get more information about SkyWarn Traning and register for the session at the National Weather Service Web Site.