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Tree swallows migrating over Ram Pasture and Hummock Pond in September.

Winter Walks: Hummock Pond & Clark Cove   During the winter months, I spend a lot of time walking the island’s seasonally uncrowded shoreline all around...
Smooth Hummocks.

Winter Walks – Smooth Hummocks   After picking blueberries two summers ago along the south shore in mid-July, I posted a photo of what would be one of the...
Quaise Point looking into the western half of Polpis Harbor.

Quaise Quaise and Bassett roads form three parts of a loop I like to walk when I don’t have time for a long hike in the morning but still need to get my dog...
Mr. Connell himself scouring Codfish Park Road for errant trash.

Nantucket Clean Team leader Bill Connell is bringing this group of trash magnets back together for one last collecting session for 2016. Answering to a...
Folger's Marsh

I love winter and not just for the cold air, but the peace that a less populated island provides. For these reasons, I think the off season is the best time...
Know the bounds of deer hunting on Nantucket and report any violators you encounter!

If you saw any hunters out in the wilds of Nantucket over the last month or so, you have keen eyes and probably get out walking in the morning before sunrise...
Sunrise over the south shore.

Deer hunting begins for 2016 on Nantucket tomorrow morning a half hour before sunrise. This first of three deer hunting seasons is archery or, bow hunting...
Summer bee brood!

This year, I didn't know if I would get any honey at all from my bees. I started out in the spring with two colonies of Carniolan bees, each of which had...
Boatyard Farm's produce stand at Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market.

This is your last chance to visit and explore Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market until the 2017 season! Come down to the intersection of...
Stranded seed scallops along Nantucket Harbor's southern shores.

We're entering the time of year when scallop seed, juvenile scallop, is most likely to be blown up onto and stranded on harbor beaches. For the next five days...
Our busy market during the summer!

We're getting down to the wire here with just three more Saturdays to go for Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market, so I hope you can come down...
Produce from Sustainable Nantucket's Community Farm Institute.

Sustainable Nantucket's Farmers & Artisans Market is down to eight more Saturdays!  This is your wake-up call to get down there and check out the locally...

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