Tom Stock has been involved in the Long Island environmental and outdoor education community for decades.

To list a few: retired science teacher; explored hundreds of outdoor areas; worked as a ranger at Fire Island National Seashore; helped to establish the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference; directed the Cold Spring Harbor Nature Study Summer Program; won the literary award from the New York State Outdoor Education Association; as well as a host of other things.

He has published two books; THE NISSEQUOGUE RIVER: A JOURNEY and HIDDEN AGENDA; A POETRY JOURNEY. He has also published many essays and poems in such journals as the Long Island Forum; The Long Islander; as well as various anthologies, and newsletters.

He now applies what he’s learned through essays, poems, and photographs in the pages of this website.