Monomoy Sea Turtle Rescue Team 2016

Although the end of the season blues were running at Monomoy last Friday, it turned out that there was one more surpise in store for the team: rescuing a 500 pound leatherback sea turtle.

At a Snail’s Pace

  Just a video of some snails cruising around the tidal flats on Monomoy.

Welcome to PIPLODES

Part of our work requires entering observation data into the PIPLODES, perhaps better known as the “On-line Data Entry System for MA Piping Plover Census Form” according to the commonwealth of Massachusetts. Here’s a training video we’ve created over the past week showing people how it’s done; it really highlights the power and simplicity of…

Last Night on Monomoy

Without warning, it’s suddenly our last night on Monomoy. Tomorrow, we break down the cook tent, pack up the guest tents, and start the move out.

Pokémon Go!

Sorry, folks, but this post doesn’t have much to do with Monomoy. It has a lot more to do with current events, flashbacks to my third grade self, and readjusting to life in a place where the people outnumber the birds. It’s about 10:30 at night on a Thursday, and from the Chatham Light parking lot,…

Reflections on the Island

Today’s post comes from a letter I’m writing to a friend.  That’s all for tonight, just a few thoughts at large about having spent the last 2 months on the island. Let me know what you think about the post format- it’s nicer to write on paper.