Four different sightings of barred owls within one week is totally unexpected.
A barred owl was last seen on Martha’s Vineyard on Nov. 8, 1948, almost 68 years ago. But now a fourth barred owl has been confirmed.
The full moon of April appears Friday on the eastern horizon right after sunset.
Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth's Sustainable Vineyard film series, which began in 2010 and includes a dozen titles, launches Friday on a new website.
Lynne Irons is away this week. The following column first ran on April 20, 2007.
The lamprey, a jawless fish that resembles an eel, has been called the most hideous fish in the world.
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