Wildlife Research, Monitoring & Mentoring

Otters and the SuperStorm

We recently checked a wildlife camera on a river otter latrine we monitor at Edgartown Great Pond.  This camera was out during the month of October....

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Midnight on the pond

Midnight on the pond

People are often amazed to learn that river otters inhabit the ponds, streams, and nearshore waters of Martha's Vineyard.  The most common questions...

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Saltmarsh Bird Surveys

Saltmarsh Bird Surveys

  We recently finished the last round of Saltmarsh bird surveys at 14 randomly selected marshes on Martha's Vineyard and Chappaquiddick.  We...

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Chick Season

Chick Season

We have been working long hours since early April, but all of the hard work is well worth it when the first chicks begin to hatch.  American...

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Our Flock

Our Flock

This past saturday, we had our first volunteer work day.  Liz and I met 13 amazing volunteers at our storage area to tackle organizing and preparing...

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An early spring?

An early spring?

This morning, a local birder reported the first American Oystercatcher in Lagoon Pond.  This is our earliest record of an oystercatcher returning to...

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