The Vineyard Conservation Society holds its annual Island-wide beach clean-up April 17.
Beaches
Vineyard Conservation Society
Earth Day

2022

The town board of health advised Thursday that people wait 24 hours after heavy rain to swim at Owen Little Beach, due to bacterial increases.
With people and vehicles digging into the sand all along the east coast, wild beaches are few and far between. But on the Vineyard, the rare and endangered northeastern beach tiger beetle, a key signifier of uncorrupted beaches, has regained its footing.

2021

Celebrate Earth Day early by lending a hand with the Vineyard Conservation Society’s 29th annual beach clean-up event.
The Vineyard Conservation Society holds its annual Island-wide beach clean-up April 17.
Beach sticker prices in Chilmark are going up this summer, after selectmen voted Tuesday to raise walk-on and parking pass prices across the board.
Erosion on the Island’s coastline — a process as old and familiar as the Island itself — has accelerated to a point of critical concern this winter, battering South Beach, flattening dunes in Katama, flooding key intersections and roadways and crumbling cliffs at Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket.

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