climate change

BiodiversityWorks long suspected northern long-eared bats were sticking around the Vineyard during the off-season. Now the group has proof.

Volunteers pitched in at the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest Saturday morning, marking Park Serve Day, a day that highlights commonwealth parklands.

Oak Bluffs selectmen voted to permanently close East Chop Drive to vehicles; bicycles and pedestrians will still be allowed.

Monday night’s full moon, the Daffodil Moon, appears between the zodiacal constellations Libra and Virgo.

Three North Atlantic right whales were seen south of Martha’s Vineyard this week; mariners are advised to use caution.

These crustaceans, usually only one or two millimeters or less, play a giant role in the well being of the sea.