A Letter from the Editors of Bluedot Living

Author:

Category:

Dear Bluedot Living readers,

We were at work on a story about invasive species on the Vineyard when we heard rumor of a bounty on the heads of green crabs. We reached out to Emma Green-Beach, executive director and shellfish biologist with the MV Shellfish Group. Yep, she said, confirming the rumor. What’s more, she said, she’ll try to get us some crabs so we can cook ‘em up and test out a delicious way of dealing with these interlopers.
This type of partnership is how Bluedot sees our relationship to you, our readers. We love to introduce you to the fascinating people at work on the Island — protecting and preserving what we have, mitigating the climate changes we’re already seeing, and preparing all of us for shifts to come. And we are thrilled to have you along with us into our second year of Bluedot Living.
What we hear back from many of you is this question: “What can we do?” We share your passion to take action, which is why we’ve added a new feature to our stories, outlining clear and often easy steps you can take right now in your home, your yard, your community. Look for “What you can do.”
Bluedot is also thrilled to be participating in this year’s Climate Week, May 8 – 14, presented by the MV Commission and offering workshops, seminars, and activities for all ages to engage in meaningful climate action. From an EV vehicle display to Bluedot Living’s own roundtables addressing local issues, you’ll find something that inspires you to get involved. Stay tuned: We’ll be updating the info on our website and in our newsletters. Not getting the bi-weekly Sunday Bluedot newsletter? Sign up here.
Onward!
– Leslie and Jamie

Latest Stories

Dear Dot: I Need a Deck Discussion

Dot discusses decks from her deck.

A Letter from the Editors of Bluedot Living

For a relative newcomer to Martha’s Vineyard it’s the ocean that dazzles. But spend any time...

SLIDESHOW: The Art of The Great Ponds

For more great ponds art, join us at Bluedot's event: "The Art of Martha's Vineyard's Great...

What’s So Bad About … Pavement?

It’s easy to overlook that stuff beneath our feet and our vehicles. But reimagining our paved...

Right at Home: The Sun People of Vineyard Haven

Emily and Steve Solarazza are really committed to solar power.  When I walk up to Steve and...

Rebecca Gilbert: Foraging Farmer

The owner of Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark is the author of the new book,...

RECIPE: Purslane Quick Pickles

For more info on using weeds, read Rebecca Gilbert: Foraging Farmer Whole purslane has thick, crunchy red...
Bluedot Living
Bluedot Living
Bluedot Living Magazine is the only sustainable living magazine on Martha's Vineyard. It is published quarterly by Bluedot, Inc., and distributed by The Martha's Vineyard Times.

Read More

Related Articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here