Tag: Long Pond

Long Pond | Nantucket, MA
Island Science

A Short Tale about Long Pond

by Dr. Sarah Treanor BoisDirector of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation According to Wampanoag tradition, Nantucket was formed when the giant Indian, Moshaup, dumped the sand out of his moccasins at the end of a long day. The sand from one moccasin became Martha’s Vineyard and […]

Snapping Turtle Nantucket
Island Science

Monster from the Deep – Snapping Turtles

~ by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station ~ Last week I went with some of my high school interns to do water sampling at the small bridge located in Madaket at the intersection of South Cambridge Street, Red Barn Road, and Massasoit Bridge Road […]