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.
A two-year study of pollinators on Martha's Vineyard has discovered 170 species of bees.
Interior expects to be in position to offer this area as one of the nation's first offshore competitive lease sales before the end of the year.
COASTSWEEP, sponsored by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management and coordinated by the Urban Harbors Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, is the state's annual coastal cleanup program where volunteers not only remove trash but also collect important information about the types of trash they encounter.
'Septic guru' Doug Cooper explains how septic systems work and how best to care for them, to avoid costly repairs or more costly replacement.
Going green in your own yard can mean more than just cultivating a picture-perfect lawn. It can mean helping protect the environment.
The 20th Annual Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS) Earth Day Beach Clean-up is scheduled for 10 am to noon, Saturday, April 21.