By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL The Vineyard’s four popular freshwater ponds were stocked with more than 1,100 trout on Wednesday. Officials from...

It was only a few weeks ago that Venus was high in the western sky at sunset. We got a number of calls from observers who wondered what that bright...

owl

The internet is a great boon to birders. We can share our sightings daily, or if you are really intent, hourly. The net is also a way to keep...

Seniel Seward Cartoon

By LYNNE IRONS

Don’t let Mother Nature fool you. She can take a joke. She was, perhaps, the original jokester, fooling us with species such as “false...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº March 13 42 27 .00 March 14 38 24 .00 March 15 47 34 .00 March 16 51 27...

Today is the first day of spring and it arrived precisely at 7:44 a.m. This is the moment when the noontime sun crosses from the Southern Hemisphere...

By LYNNE IRONS

plover

The American oystercatchers and piping plovers are back on Island. These shorebirds are of concern wherever they are due to a combination of evils....

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