Greg Mayhew

Recreational saltwater fishermen in Massachusetts likely will be required to have a fishing license beginning next year. That word came from...

They’re back, we hope. Within a week or two, the nymphs may emerge from the ground where they have hibernated for 17 years, occasionally sipping on...

red knots

The time has come to write my annual piece on what to do with young critters, either feathered or furry, that you come across. Last weekend Prudy...

By LYNNE IRONS Since I write this column a week ahead, I am always a week behind. Now there is a statement describing my life. Nevertheless...

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...

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