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Human Bones Found On Plum Island Beach Identified As Man

NEWBURY, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say the human bones found on a Plum Island beach last weekend were those of an adult male.

A man walking his dog on the Newbury portion of the beach uncovered a human bone, which led to the discovery of several others. 136 more words


Human Remains Wash Up On Plum Island Beach

NEWBURY (CBS) — Investigators are combing a Plum Island beach after human remains washed up on shore, officials said.

Update 12/16: Remains Identified As Man… 206 more words


A unicorn in the marsh

In the Great Marsh, he should be a myth, like a unicorn. But there he is. Like a nervous cuckoo clock in the mud, he pops out two or three times before he completely shows himself. 885 more words


Snowy Owls Are Back on Plum Island

It’s so cold on Plum Island already that the snowy owls have arrived! Last year the Parker River Wildlife Refuge, which makes its home on Plum Island, was a popular spot for the snowy owl beauties and quite the attraction for visitors and locals. 43 more words


Birding in New England

So recently I have been rather busy and not been able to get out as much as I would like to photograph. This past weekend I was able to get out to Plum Island and visit the Refuge. 86 more words


Art Show: The Natural Beauty of Plum Island

You’re invited! The first joint show of two artists: John Sargent in pastel and paint, and Bob Lorenz in photography.

Opening Reception
Thursday, November 6th… 85 more words


The Plum Island Giant Squid

Sightings of the giant squid or “Kraken” have been reported for centuries but the creature was long considered to be mythological. In the 18th Century, Erik Pontoppidan, bishop of Bergen in his book “The Natural History of Norway” claimed that the kraken was sometimes mistaken for an island and that ships could be sunk by the whirlpool left in its wake. 288 more words