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Updated: Dec 17, 2018

December 10, 2018

Fishermen and other stakeholders met with representatives of Vineyard Wind at the West Tisbury Library on December 3rd. The discussion was on their concerns about the wind farm, projected to be built fourteen miles south of the island. Building of the wind farm is set to begin in 2020. The general message expressed by the fishermen was that the area planned for development is an especially rich area in terms of species diversity and productivity.

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  • Shelley Edmundson

Updated: Dec 17, 2018

December 9, 2018

We are excited to be sending out our Fall Newsletter, which highlights our favorite achievements from the past year. Among the articles are:

-Sam's outstanding success utilizing his lease of our sea scallop quota,

-A sneak peek of the "Changing Tide" documentary film being produced by board member Wes Brighton

-Our intern Otto Osmer's Kelp farming experiment

-The many and varied successful community outreach events we held

If you can't wait for the mail you can read the full newsletter online here. If you didn't receive a copy and would like to be added to our mailing list please drop us a line in the contact form -we would be pleased to send you a copy.

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  • Shelley Edmundson

Updated: Aug 30, 2019

MV Times Article

November 20, 2018

Times Staff list Sam's sea scallops and the MV Fishermen's Preservation Trust among things they are most grateful for on the island!

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