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These local innovators are making Martha's Vineyard a more eco-friendly place. In the summer issue, we shine our spotlight on Island Grown Initiative's Noli Taylor, Biodiversity Works' study of Northern long-eared bats, and the citizen scientists whose work on-Island has a far reaching impact.

Innovation On-Island

The No Nukes Festival: A day of music, friendship, and hope

The No Nukes Festival was held on Martha’s Vineyard 45 years ago, and there are still plenty of people on the Island who not only attended the festival, but look back on it as one of the highpoints of their youth. How do I know? Because when I ask someone, “Did you go to the No Nukes concert?”, they generally...

Local Heroes

Local Hero: Noli Taylor

In her quiet way, Noli makes a powerful difference. Noli’s bona fides At Island Grown Initiative, Noli started Island Grown Schools and spearheaded IGI’s food waste...

The Plastic Free MV Kids

Because you are never too small to make a difference. Plastic Free MV It all began when a group of kids at the West Tisbury School,...

Luanne Johnson on bats and COVID-19

To: Bluedot Living From: Luanne Johnson, BiodiversityWorks Subject: Keeping bats safe from COVID While we all know that COVID-19 impacted the Vineyard community in many ways, the...
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