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Lawn Fertilizer Regulations for Vineyard Homeowners
During the 2014 Town Meetings, voters of all six Island towns approved a new bylaw that would regulate the sale and use of lawn fertilizer. This brochure for homeowners is intended to help simplify the sometimes complicated language of the bylaw.

Download and print your own copy of our new "questing" activity for kids, designed to get them outdoors and help foster connections with the natural world . . . all part of the broader Connect • Reflect • Protect initiative.


Past Newsletter Issues
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    (Take Back the Tap; Hidden Development and Habitat Fragmentation)




    (50th Anniversary Retrospective)

2014-15 Fall / Winter

2014 Spring / Summer

2013-14 Fall / Winter

2013 Spring / Summer

Both books can be ordered online through our donation website or found at a variety of Island retailers (see descriptions)

Walking Trails of Martha's Vineyard

By William Flender

Head outdoors, leave the phone behind, and enjoy the tranquility with the new 5th edition of the ever-popular Walking Trails of Martha's Vineyard. Will Flender's pocket-sized comprehensive guide to Vineyard conservation lands includes trail maps, description of the protected properties and other valuable information.

The book can be found on the shelves of many Island retailers and at our office at the Wakeman Center. Or, you can order using the Paypal link at right (you can also still use our donation page linked above if you prefer) and we will mail it to you ($5 shipping charge will be added). 
 
Retailers and other locations that have historically stocked the book include: The Bunch of Grapes, Edgartown Books, Alley's General Store, Morning Glory Farm, Polly Hill Arboretum, Fo'c'sle Locker (Menemsha), Cronig's, the Felix Neck gift shop, the M.V. Museum, the Allen Farm store, and the VCS office at the Wakeman Center.



Edible Wild Plants of Martha's Vineyard

by Linsey Lee


A beautifully illustrated guide to the wild bounty of edible plants on Martha's Vineyard. The book includes descriptions of plants and their habitats, with fascinating information about traditional medicinal and folklore uses.

Edible Wild Plants is available for purchase at The Bunch of Grapes, Edgartown Books, Alley's General Store, Morning Glory Farm, Polly Hill Arboretum, Fo'c'sle Locker (Menemsha), Cronig's, the Felix Neck gift shop, the M.V. Museum, the Allen Farm store, and the VCS office at the Wakeman Center.





Right now, new members and all gift memberships receive our Edible Wild Plants of Martha's Vineyard as a free gift! There's never been a better time to join than today!



Subpages (1): The Tap Water Challenge
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