Marking 50 Years in Conservation, VCS Looks to Future

On Tuesday, members of the Vineyard Conservation Society gathered at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury to celebrate 50 years of preserving land and encouraging environmental practices. Speakers discussed what the next 50 years could mean.

VCS Art Contest Winners on Display at Film Center

The Vineyard Conservation Society has named the winners of their annual high school art competition The winning artwork will be honored Sunday at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center, and on display at the film center lobby for two weeks.

Cold Winds, Warm Memories at Gay Head Guided Walk

Cold winds deterred some but not all as VCS led a guided walk at the Gay Head Cliffs on Saturday. The location was significant as VCS celebrates it’s 50th anniversary this year, and was instrumental in creating national landmark status for the cliffs in 1965.

Walk Through History

As part of its upcoming fiftieth anniversary, the Vineyard Conservation Society begins its winter walks series on Saturday afternoon this weekend with a walk back in time — to the Gay Head Cliffs.

Winter Walk at Gay Head Cliffs

The Vineyard Conservation Society is hosting its first guided winter walk of the season on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. at the Gay Head Cliffs.

Vineyard Conservation Society Hosts Annual Meeting

The 49th annual meeting of the board and membership of the Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS) will take place at the Wakeman Conservation Center off Lambert’s Cove Road in Tisbury on Wednesday, June 26.

Art Contest Success Due to Many Angels

We are lucky, whether we call the Island home for a week, a year, or generations at a time. This feeling was refreshed as the Vineyard Conservation Society launched an art contest for high schoolers.

Supreme Court Ruling Hailed as Victory for Conservation

In a case that has been closely watched by conservation groups on the Vineyard, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Thursday that a plot of forestland in the Berkshires cannot be taxed.

VCS Student Art Exhibit Opens

A reception for student artists will be held on Saturday, May 10, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center. The reception will also include a free 5 p.m. showing of the award-winning film Inocenti, about a homeless high school student pursuing her art against all odds.

Community Beach Cleanup

I want to express our sincere appreciation to the Vineyard community for coming out and helping with this year’s Earth Day beach cleanup.

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