Sheriff’s Meadow Confirms Unpermitted Trail Clearing
Julia Wells
Unpermitted trail clearing in the state forest has led to a citation from state environmental officials for violations of the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act.
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MVC Sounds Alarm Over Lack of Superintendent at State Forest
Noah Asimow
As wildfires rage across the West Coast, members of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission expressed grave concern about the status of the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.
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State Forest Superintendent Has Left
Will Sennott
The Manuel F. Correllus State Forest is currently without a full-time superintendent.
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Study Finds Climate, Not Humans, Shaped Early Forestland
Noah Asimow
New findings on decades-old ecological theories about land management on the Vineyard could potentially reframe the context of modern conservation practices.
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Education Initiative Puts Manuel F. Correllus State Forest on the Syllabus
Will Sennott
The Manuel F. Correllus State Forest holds a long, complex history in its densely packed thickets of pitch pine and scrub oak.
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When Walking the Dog Also Meant Walking the Solar System
Susanna Sturgis
Every morning for more than two years my malamute and I strolled the solar system.
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Tracking Rare Whippoorwills on the Island
Noah Asimow
The Manuel F. Correllus State Forest on Martha’s Vineyard remains one of the six strongholds in Massachusetts for the whippoorwill.
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Unprecedented Conservation Pact Between Flynn Family Trust and State Adds Over 800 Acres to State Forest
Julia Wells
Some 830 acres of unspoiled upland property in the rural perimeters of Edgartown - part of the vast place known to many as Pohogonot, whose total land area at one time included some 5,000 acres of magnificent upland and coastal farmland - will be sold by the descendants of the late George D. Flynn to the state Department of Environmental Management by the end of the month.
 
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Perfect Storms Topple Trees, Altering Island's Landscape
Landry Harlan
Nearly two months after a string of northeasters battered the Island, environmental groups are still cleaning up thousands of downed trees.
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State Forest Gets a Spruce Up on Park Serve Day
Landry Harlan
Volunteers pitched in at the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest Saturday morning, marking Park Serve Day, a day that highlights commonwealth parklands.
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