The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) have been jointly awarded a $1.2 million grant for low or no-emission (“LoNo”) transit buses by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)....
Widespread management for agriculture or wood production on the Vineyard’s limited land area may seem counterintuitive or trivial when stacked up against the Island’s economic reality and high levels of consumption. Shouldn’t the Vineyard’s...
Mill Brook begins its journey in the Chilmark woodlands and travels approximately four miles, crossing 10 dams of various construction as it passes through West Tisbury, before it flows into Town Cove and feeds...
The ginkgo tree, several specimens of which may be found on Martha’s Vineyard, has a remarkable heritage that will be the subject of a talk by a man with his own distinguished background. “People know...
Best known for his television and movie roles, Ted Danson is hard at work on a campaign to preserve ocean resources.
Using animals for land management is as old as the hills. Two projects will gauge how effective it is for select Vineyard properties.
A recent report shows low but significant nitrogen levels in Tisbury Great Pond, one of the Vineyard's largest estuary systems.
More flexibility on the part of state and federal officials could keep one beach trail to Cape Poge open longer, The Trustees say.
The presentation illustrates the projected sea level rise predicted for Martha's Vineyard, following on forecasts for greenhouse gas emissions.
Fishermen on Martha's Vineyard will be encouraged to drop off old fishing gear as part of a federal program to help cleanup the oceans.
The House and Senate last week gave final approval, and Wednesday Governor Patrick signed, legislation creating a loan and grant program to facilitate the repair or removal of unneeded dams and help finance repairs to structures aimed at controlling coastal flooding.
Sheriff's Meadow Foundation will broaden its public outreach with a new education initiative, launching this Saturday.
State scientists set levels to restore local ponds, but meeting those levels will be not be easy or inexpensive.
It is one of only a handful of hospitals in the United States to receive a high level of certification for earth-friendly design and construction.