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Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters
Martha's Vineyard
Surfcasters Association
P.O. Box 3053
Edgartown, MA 02539
By dbalon on 4/28/2013 8:14 PM
This is the latest aerial photo by Bill Brine as of April 2013. Thanks to Bill Brine for this amazing photo. It is truly amazing what is going on out there and hard to believe the migration of Wasque.

By dbalon on 4/28/2013 8:02 PM
Priscilla Bloomfield and Cynthia Wigren appreciate the wildness of Nauset Beach in Orleans. The two have started the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money for shark research.

Their efforts may also help shark experts like Greg Skomal in their research.

Click to read the entire article.
By dbalon on 4/3/2013 7:16 PM

Fishing Pier update

After some confusion over the specifications for some of the materials, the state has now completed a second bidding process and has awarded a contract to Atlantic Support Installations, Inc. out of Hopedale, Massachusetts.  There hasn’t been any discussion of moving the due date back so we’re still hopeful that by June 30 there will be a new fishing pier on the Oak Bluffs waterfront. 

By dbalon on 4/3/2013 7:13 PM

Beach clean-up coming!

On Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to noon, The surfcasters will once again take on a clean-up of the left and right fork areas down at South beach (or at least what remains of it!).  Come and join us and bring gloves and good weather.  This year there will be an after party at the Harbor View hotel.

Details to follow.

By dbalon on 4/1/2013 12:16 PM
Edgartown boards green light Schifter house move.
Article by MV Times
Steve Myrick
March 29 , 2013

Both boards will issue a list of conditions to ensure contractors preserve the sensitive ecology of the shorefront site and limit the impact on Chappaquiddick residents. That move is expected to take several weeks. In the meantime, the boards will allow work on the project to proceed.

Edgartown selectmen gave permission Monday to contractors to use the Chappaquiddick ferry parking lot to stage the heavy equipment needed for the move.

Click here to read the full article.