lobster trap

A former commissioner of marine resources in the state of Maine recently told a gathering of Island fishermen that there is plenty they can...

I can “azure” you that it is finally spring. It wasn’t a little birdie that told me; rather, a small butterfly. This butterfly has all the...

T.J. Hegarty accused me of being a political activist in the Vineyard Haven post office last week. Where did he get that idea? Here is the...

plover

My thanks go out to all the birders and feeder observers that either went out into the field or watched their feeders last weekend and reported...

The red planet Mars is high in the northwestern sky after sunset. The dull red planet resides in the zodiacal constellation Cancer and this weekend...

Russ

In the Armageddon movies, as glaciers roll over Manhattan and supermarkets vaporize from lethal microwaves, you never see a character like...

National Trails Day is Saturday, June 7. The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission will observe the day by sponsoring its 16th annual hike...

If you blinked last week, then you might have missed it. The shadbush bloomed. Shadbush is a quick-change artist: its flowers are here one...

grosbeak

Burning Noman’s Land in May? What is that all about? This is nesting season. There are birds on eggs and some with young over there already. Did...

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