The discovery of the water-willow stem borer moth at Mill Pond in West Tisbury could have a big impact on brook conservation.

Seven years after it was first proposed, a project meant to improve the water quality and ecosystem at the Sheriff’s Meadow Roth Woodlands has yet to get underway.


The North Tisbury bridge, West Tisbury’s narrow pass over the Mill Brook, could soon be widened. Planning board administrator Jane Rossi presented a new concept for the bridge to the select board Wednesday afternoon.


A $15,000 state grant announced this week will go to the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation to replace two undersized culverts on the brook in Chilmark.

The West Tisbury Mill Brook watershed management planning committee has completed its work on the Mill Brook watershed study.


In a new report, Greg Whitmore, an entomologist, identified 62 species of macroinvertebrates in the Mill Brook.