Marshlands Conservancy is a 147-acre wildlife sanctuary composed of diverse habitats, with three miles of trails and a half mile of shoreline along Long Island Sound. Forest, meadow, salt marsh and shore can be explored and appreciated here. The Marshlands salt marsh is one of few in New York accessible to the public for study and enjoyment. Located on the Atlantic migratory flyway, Marshlands is an excellent bird watching location. More than 230 species have been sighted here. Free weekend tours. Open daily dawn-dusk.