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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Local Study: Climate (Not Humans) Shaped Early Forests of New England

A new study in the journal Nature Sustainability overturns long-held interpretations of the role humans played in shaping the American landscape before European colonization. The...Read more

Thursday, December 19, 2019
OpEd: Help Nature Help Itself

In the face of a global environmental crisis, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission has adopted emergency climate resolutions after Phil Duffy, executive director of the Woods Hole Research Center, delivered a stark warning on global change and...Read more

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Summer 2019 Author Events on the Vineyard

Several on-Island events this summer will feature presentations by author David Foster. Thursday, July 25, 2019 "Past and Future on Martha's Vineyard" by David Foster Vineyard FutureWorks: Making Tomorrow's History Together Martha's Vineyard Museum...Read more

Friday, February 9, 2018
A Meeting of Land and Sea Receives Book Award in Environmental Science

At its annual Prose Awards luncheon on February 8 in Washington D.C., the American Association of Publishers announced that A Meeting of Land and Sea. Nature and the Future of Martha’s Vineyard...Read more

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Foster to Present at Bunch of Grapes Bookstore

On Sunday, June 11 at 4:00pm, David Foster will present his book, A Meeting of Land and Sea, at Bunch of Grapes Bookstore in Vineyard Haven. The...Read more

Monday, May 1, 2017
New Reviews: Wall Street Journal, Martha's Vineyard Magazine

This week, two new outlets featured reviews of A Meeting of Land and Sea: “Mr. Foster’s book is lush and handsome, both exhaustive in its exploration of the island’s natural landscape and profoundly...Read more

Friday, March 17, 2017
Harvard Book Store to Feature A Meeting of Land and Sea

On Friday, March 24, at 7:00 pm, the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Mass., will feature a free talk and book-signing by David Foster. The talk is co-sponsored by...Read more

Friday, March 10, 2017
Grazing and Conservation on Martha’s Vineyard Conversations Concerning Food and Open Land on the Island

See news highlights from the Vineyard Gazette and ...Read more

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Public Event on Grazing and Conservation: March, 2017

A free evening event in West Tisbury on March 13 will feature speakers from on and off the Island, discussing the topics of expanding grazing, local food production, and open-land...Read more

Friday, February 10, 2017
Video Available for Jan. 31 Event

The full video of a January 31 lecture by David Foster, hosted by the Kestrel Land Trust and the Amherst College Environmental Studies Department, is now available to...Read more

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Book Photos and Maps Now Available for Download

The full gallery of photographs, figures, and maps from A Meeting of Land and Sea are now available for download in high-resolution. Explore the image collection. Explore...Read more

Friday, July 1, 2016
Polly Hill Arboretum to Host Map Release Event

On July 7, 2016, the Polly Hill Arboretum will host a presentation by author David Foster about a unique new map of the Vineyard. In the presentation, "...Read more

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Book Release Date Set for January 2017

Yale University Press has announced that the book A Meeting of Land and Sea: Nature and the Future of Martha's Vineyard will be released in January 2017. The first elements of the Vineyard project - ...Read more