The Portland Press Herald reported that the McCloskey family has donated the 6.2-acre Outer Scott Island in Penobscot Bay, off Deer Isle, to The Nature Conservancy.
- Portland Press Herald <http://www.pressherald.com/?p=1163790>
- The Nature Conservancy <https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/maine/explore/outer-scott-island-donation.xml>
Tim Sample interviewed Robert McCloskey on the island for a favorite segment of his series for CBS' Sunday Morning, Postcards from Maine. The saved video cassette, shown above, has proven nearly impossible to currently track down.