tiny trees
The charms of up-Island are numerous, but I had my own reasons to take a Sunday drive up Middle Road last weekend.  Topping my list of...
Birdfeeders are not only for the birds. It is a virtual Noah’s Ark at my feeder, with a surprising diversity of wildlife taking their turn for...
Birds are changing their winter ranges as a result of climate change. Average temperatures in January have increased more than five degrees...
You probably know the Island is under attack by invaders. They are not very conspicuous until one learns to look for them closely. For the most part...
whelks
There is no need for speed if you are a snail. Life in the fast lane is not a high priority for the whelk, a common marine snail found in the...
Even though it is only February, there will soon be a mad smattering of blooms Islandwide. It is not global warming causing the flowers to...
snowdrops
This year, this distinguished first will not go to Tom Hodgson of West Tisbury. Even though Tom has been patiently waiting, he will be out of...
This is no longer just a game of cat and mouse. The mouse is in the house, and the cat isn’t earning her keep. While I appreciate my feline’s...
I am looking for a good romp. A romp is a group or pack of otters and in this season of snow and ice, these mammals have left their mark. The...

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