Trustees Unveil Draft Management Plan for Chappaquiddick Beaches
Altered routes for over-sand vehicles and restrictive new dog policies are among changes in the offing for Chappaquiddick beaches owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations, under a new draft management plan released last week.
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Trustees of Reservations Names New Islands Director
Darci Schofield takes over as Islands Director for The Trustees of Reservations, the organization announced this week.
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Snowy Owl Prowl Is Everyone's Delight
They are here, they have been spotted and they are waiting for you. Honest.
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Trustees Names New President and CEO
The Trustees of Reservations announced it has tapped John Judge to be the new chief executive officer and president of the nonprofit conservation organization.
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Trustees Report Paints Dire Picture for Coastlines
The second annual State of the Coast report released last week by The Trustees of Reservations paints a stark picture of the future for Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Gosnold.
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Trustees Islands Director Will Resign His Post
Sam Hart, Islands regional director at the Trustees of Reservations, will leave his position to start a new job at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.
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Oversand Vehicle Trails Partly Reopened on Chappy
Oversand vehicle trails on Chappaquiddick have been partly reopened after a weekend of closures to protect nesting piping plovers, the Trustees of Reservations announced. All trails to Cape Pogue remain closed to vehicles.
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Entangled Seal Is Freed at East Beach
A juvenile gray seal entangled in fishing line and rope on the shore of East Beach on Chappaquiddick was rescued Monday by a team of rangers and natural resources officers. The pup swam free after the entanglements were cut away.
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State Police Bomb Squad Called to Chappy Saturday for Unexploded Ordnance
The discovery of unexploded ordnance at East Beach on Chappaquiddick prompted the temporary closure of beach access at the Dike Bridge.
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Barbara Erickson, 42, Led Trustees as First Woman President
Julia Wells
The Trustees of Reservations paid quiet tribute last week to Barbara Erickson, who had served as president and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts conservancy since 2012. Ms. Erickson died Jan. 15.
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