Trustees Report Paints Dire Picture for Coastlines
The second annual State of the Coast report released last week by The Trustees of Reservations paints a stark picture of the future for Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Gosnold.
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Trustees Islands Director Will Resign His Post
Sam Hart, Islands regional director at the Trustees of Reservations, will leave his position to start a new job at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.
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Oversand Vehicle Trails Partly Reopened on Chappy
Oversand vehicle trails on Chappaquiddick have been partly reopened after a weekend of closures to protect nesting piping plovers, the Trustees of Reservations announced. All trails to Cape Pogue remain closed to vehicles.
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Entangled Seal Is Freed at East Beach
A juvenile gray seal entangled in fishing line and rope on the shore of East Beach on Chappaquiddick was rescued Monday by a team of rangers and natural resources officers. The pup swam free after the entanglements were cut away.
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State Police Bomb Squad Called to Chappy Saturday for Unexploded Ordnance
The discovery of unexploded ordnance at East Beach on Chappaquiddick prompted the temporary closure of beach access at the Dike Bridge.
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Barbara Erickson, 42, Led Trustees as First Woman President
Julia Wells
The Trustees of Reservations paid quiet tribute last week to Barbara Erickson, who had served as president and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts conservancy since 2012. Ms. Erickson died Jan. 15.
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Town Delays Eviction for Trustees, as Talk Turns to Future for Katama Farm
Noah Asimow
In the latest shift since evicting the Trustees of Reservations from Katama Farm, the Edgartown conservation commission is considering the idea of more than one tenant.
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Town Extends Eviction Notice for Trustees at Katama Farm
Noah Asimow
With Tuesday’s move-out date looming, the Edgartown conservation commission has extended the Trustees of Reservations lease at Katama Farm until Oct. 15.
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Edgartown Terminates Its Lease With Trustees at Katama Farm
Noah Asimow
The Edgartown conservation commission formally terminated its lease this week with The Trustees of Reservations at the historic Katama Farm.
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Sticker Sales for Oversand Vehicles Skyrocket This Summer
Aaron Wilson
Sales of oversand vehicle stickers for the Trustees of Reservations are at an all-time high, in what is shaping up to be the busiest summer in recent memory on the waterfront.
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