Final Hurdle Cleared for Gay Head Light Move
Alex Elvin

The Division of Fisheries and Wildlife has approved an 11th-hour conservation plan for protecting the endangered broad tinker’s weed near the Gay Head Light, clearing the way for the final phases of the relocation project. Ground-breaking for the project is expected to take place Monday.

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The Rare Plant That Tinkered with Lighthouse Plans
Suzan Bellincampi
Why should we give a tinker's damn for broad tinker's weed?
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Discovery of Endangered Plant Poses Problem for Gay Head Light Project
Alex Elvin

The Gay Head Light relocation project has hit a potential snag following recent notice from the state Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program that the site contains habitat for the broad tinker’s weed, an endangered wild plant.

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