Walt Looney

I think often about whether my grandchildren will be able to enjoy the wonderful diversity of nature we now have on the Vineyard – the multitude of shorebirds that pass through in the [...]


Alysa Emden

Volunteering with BiodiversityWorks over the past few years has allowed me an inside look at the lives of some of the Vineyard’s most interesting residents. The learning curve has been steep as I [...]


Margaret Curtin

I became involved with BiodiversityWorks as a volunteer in the beach bird and marsh bird program the first year and have remained active as a volunteer since then.  I graduated from Smith College [...]


Toni Chute

I have been passionately interested in wildlife and conservation efforts for as long as I can remember. I have banded birds and tagged butterflies, pollinated Jack-in-the- Pulpits and lain in [...]


April Vahle Hamel

“It is remarkable how many creatures live wild and free though secret in the woods, and still sustain themselves in the neighborhood of towns…” Walden Henry David Thoreau, 1854 Since Thoreau’s [...]


Terry Appenzellar

When Augustus Ben David said “Terry, the milk snake in your crawl space is more afraid of you than you are of it,” I knew I had to expand my conservation efforts beyond just water resources and [...]


MV Habitat Kids

Mission: Our mission is to teach elementary school students about the unique habitats of Martha’s Vineyard, to inspire them to become habitat stewards through hands-on restoration, and to engage [...]


Kendra Buresch

As a biologist and mother of two young children, I was inspired to teach students in our local schools that they can have a powerful impact as environmental stewards. There are many wonderful [...]

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