Island Student Artists Win Awards
The Vineyard Conservation Society announces the winners of its annual Art of Conservation student competition.
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VCS Renews Call for Conservation Action
The Vineyard Conservation Society elected new officers at its 55th annual meeting.
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Conservationists Seek Nonbinding Vote on Polystyrene
Louisa Hufstader
The Vineyard Conservation Society is calling for the voluntary elimination of polystyrene Islandwide. VCS is asking all six Island towns to vote on a nonbinding referendum this spring.
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Vineyard Conservation Society Annual Meeting
The Vineyard Conservation Society will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 25 at the Sailing Camp Park in Oak Bluffs.
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Cleaning the Shoreline for Earth Day
Landry Harlan and Holly Pretsky

Conservationists of all ages fanned out around shorelines up-Island and down Saturday for the Vineyard Conservation Society’s 27th annual beach cleanup.

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New Group Would Strive to Save Island’s Beauty
Vineyard Gazette
Letters have gone out to a number of Vineyarders seeking support for a new organization devoted to preserving the natural splendors of the Island. The organization is a committee of the Natural Area Council Inc., and its letter is self-explanatory:
 
“An organization is in process of formation under the name, Friends of the Island. Its purpose is to preserve the natural beauty of Martha’s Vineyard. If it is to accomplish its goal it will need the support and cooperation of all segments of the Vineyard community.
 
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Volunteers Scour Island Beaches for Earth Day Cleanup
Landry Harlan

Volunteers of all ages turned out for a cheerful spring cleaning of Island beaches Saturday morning as part of the 26th annual Earth Day beach cleanup.

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Annual Earth Day Beach Clean-Up

Spring cleaning spreads to the great outdoors this weekend with the Vineyard Conservation Society’s 26th annual Earth Day beach clean-up.

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To Conserve and Protect; Island Conservationists Say Cooperation Is Key
Alex Elvin
Since the founding of Sheriff’s Meadow in 1958, Martha’s Vineyard has become a world leader in conservation, with a several nonprofits working together to preserve the natural environment.
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Environmental Film Festival Looks at Problems and Solutions
Chloe Reichel
This weekend’s Environmental Film Festival will highlight a range of topics, from big-game hunting to sustainable agriculture.
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