Fire Island National Seashore

Southern Pine Beetles are attacking trees on Long Island. (Credit: New York State DEC)

Long Island’s Battle Against Southern Pine Beetles Stretches To Fire Island

Parts of the Fire Island National Seashore are now closed to the public for two weeks while the race is on to stop one of the most destructive forest pests.

04/08/2015

Fire Island beaches (Photo: CBS 2)

Alcohol Ban Goes Into Effect At Several Fire Island Beaches

Drinking is no longer allowed on two stretches of the federally-owned Fire Island National Seashore as well as during peak hours at East Hampton’s Indian Wells Beach.

08/01/2014

Fire Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nude Sunbathing Ban Won’t Affect Popular Fire Island Pines Resort

Nude sunbathing has been banned along many of the beaches of Fire Island – but not all the beaches will be affected.

03/02/2013

Fire Island (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nude Sunbathing Banned On Fire Island

Fire Island chief ranger Lena Koschmann said there’s been an increase in complaints and observations of sex, masturbation and prostitution, especially on the popular Lighthouse Beach.

02/27/2013

Photo courtesy of FireIsland.com

New York’s Fire Island: The Seasonal Guide

Fire Island, located along the Long Island shore, is New Yorkers’ place to be in the summer time. The long main island surrounded by several small islands can be reached by a ferry ride across the Great South Bay of Long Island.

08/08/2010