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Cape Cod and Islands News
Any regular visitor to Wellfleet Bay has probably said "hello" to veteran front desk volunteer Shirley Weber. She's volunteered at the sanctuary for more than 20 years. "It's a chance to meet people from all over the world," she says.
Wellfleet Bay has been chosen as a beneficiary of the 2019 Seaside Le Mans race! This extraordinary opportunity will help expand our conservation science education programs to underserved children, strengthen existing school programs, and provide new learning opportunities at the sanctuary.
As part of a new partnership between Mass Audubon and UMass Boston, 12 high school students from Boston schools who are participating in the Urban Scholars Program visited the UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station to meet with local scientists and environmentalists.
Your house is incredibly biodiverse, with thousands of species of microbes, molds, spiders, and insects sharing your space. To put it simply, you are running a biodiversity boardinghouse. But there's good news—according to Never Home Alone by Rob Dunn, not all of this is bad news.
We recently sat down with a group of 10- and 11-year-old students from the West Tisbury School who launched the group called "Plastic Free MV." Their goal? Banning plastic non-reusable water bottles and soda bottles under 34 ounces on all of Martha’s Vineyard.
Birding fans know that attempting to complete a Big Year is a highly competitive enterprise. As we learn early in Birding Without Borders, Noah Strycker's entertaining account of his 2015 International Big Year, this type of adventure is a bird of a different feather.
Felix Neck Sanctuary Director Suzan Bellincampi recently published her second book, The Nature of Martha’s Vineyard, a collection of nature essays that gathers the best of the nature columns she's penned over more than 16 years.