Bursting Cherry Blossoms of Spring
Suzan Bellincampi
This spring’s cherry blossom show was truly epic, perhaps even chaotic for many hearts.
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Beauty and the Beech
Suzan Bellincampi
While this has been a winter of discontent for many of us, the leaves of the beech tree have calmly endured.
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Science Behind Autumn's Palette
Suzan Bellincampi
Adding to the wonder of October is the changing foliage. Leaves have begun to show their true fall colors
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Sitting Pretty with the King of Vineyard's White Oaks
Louisa McCullough
A big white oak tree on North Road, considered a “wolf tree,” is the king of white oaks on the Vineyard.
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Wasps to Fungi; The Gall of It All
Suzan Bellincampi

It may take some gall to defend some of summer’s ugliest harbingers, but hear me out.

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State Clears Trees Along Edgartown-West Tisbury Road
Alex Elvin

Dillon Tree Services of Shrewsbury were at work this week removing a large number of trees along Edgartown-West Tisbury Road that Mass DOT said were a safety hazard for drivers.

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Red Maples Reveal Themselves
Suzan Bellincampi

Now is the time for red maples (and other species) to come out as their true selves.

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A Lot to Love About Willows
Suzan Bellincampi
The timing of pussy willows’s budding may have contributed to their use in the holiday fun and games.
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Winter Moths Concern Landowners, Confound Scientists
Alex Elvin

With fall coming to an end, winter moths have laid their eggs, but the males can still be seen fluttering around headlights and street lamps across the Island. Many anticipate another wave of defoliation next spring.

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Not Just for Squirrels: Go Nuts for Acorns
Suzan Bellincampi

Heads up! The most necessary fall accessory this year is not the sweater. It is the hard hat. It seems to be raining acorns.

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