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Raising awareness for a grassroots effort

I was recently asked by a group of concerned citizens to help with their efforts to raise awareness around the issue of erosion on Plum Island’s northern point. 101 more words

Public Relations

Phantom Gourmet: Mad Martha's Island Cafe

NEWBURY (CBS) — Just steps from the Atlantic Ocean on Plum Island in Newbury is a little sea-side shack.

Mad Martha’s Island Cafe isn’t just another restaurant though, it is serving up unique spin-offs on favorites. 358 more words

Syndicated Local

God does not spill milk...

Years ago I came across a stunning piece of writing by a woman married to a State Trooper in Maine. She looked at death unflinchingly and wrote about it exquisitely and I was jealous and moved which is why I decided to buy her book, Here If You Need Me, when I stumbled upon it  at the second hand store, and then chose to bring it along on an unexpected trip to Plum Island, to the house of a friend, who offered her home, while she was away in Maine, without her husband, because he too had been killed in car accident, just over a year ago, when he was in the state that I call home. 697 more words

Lanscape Of Loss

Finding Beauty in the Never-ending Winter

Miss me?

I have to apologize for a lack of posting over the past few months. The seemingly endless cold weather in New England so far this year is enough to make one just stay home and hibernate when one can. 64 more words


The storm devastation at Sandy Point Beach on Plum Island is alarming. The thing is, exactly where the debris pile-up is the densest, is precisely where the Piping Plovers nest. 97 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife


Monday night, March 26, club members and their husbands were delighted to be at the home of John and Becky Halleron for the annual Conservation Dinner.  154 more words

Garden Club

The best defense is a good offense. (February legal updates)

When it seems like environmental protections are under attack everywhere you look, the best defense can be using environmental laws to their full potential.

Here’s the latest news on legal actions we’re taking to protect the air you breathe, the water you swim in, and the lands you love. 555 more words

Sewage & Stormwater