By LYNNE IRONS

plover

The American oystercatchers and piping plovers are back on Island. These shorebirds are of concern wherever they are due to a combination of evils....

tiny trees

The charms of up-Island are numerous, but I had my own reasons to take a Sunday drive up Middle Road last weekend.  Topping my list of...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº March 6 43 31 Trace March 7 57 40 .00 March 8 64 41 .00 March 9 61 38 ....

boat

Martha’s Vineyard leads the Cape and Islands in bay scallop landings, beating Nantucket. The Vineyard’s commercial and recreational...

Venus, the brightest planet in our evening sky, is getting a bit more difficult to spot, appearing lower in the western sky than a week ago. The...

bird

The Okavango Delta was by far my favorite spot in Botswana and maybe of our whole Namibia/Botswana trip. I am not sure that Paul Magid and Anita...

birds

By LYNNE IRONS I try to make the illustrations match the written word. I give Seniel a word or two hint and she comes up with something...

Birdfeeders are not only for the birds. It is a virtual Noah’s Ark at my feeder, with a surprising diversity of wildlife taking their turn for...

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