Paul Goldstein, PhD
Study Reveals Fascinating Findings and Important Data on Pollinators
Trustees Thank Edey Foundation
and Local Island Volunteers for their Support
Vineyard Haven, MA - June 11, 2012 - With National Native Pollinators Week* approaching June 18-24, what better time for The Trustees
(The Trustees), the nation's oldest statewide land conservation organization, to announce the completion of an extensive two-year Native Pollinator Research Study conducted on Martha's Vineyard?
The study was led, thanks to two years of generous support from the Edey Foundation and by Dr. Paul Goldstein of the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian Institution, a respected scientist in the field of entomology and the recognized authority on the insects of Martha's Vineyard.
"This project has represented a unique collaborative effort on the part of The Trustees
, museum scientists, and staff at participating conservation organizations and state agencies: Massachusetts Audubon Society
, The Nature Conservancy, Polly Hill Arboretum, Massachusetts Department of Conservation
and Recreation, Martha's Vineyard Land Bank, and the Vineyard Conservation Society
," says Paul Goldstein
The results of this work will be discussed by Paul Goldstein
at several presentations, including an upcoming July 20, 2012, Island Grown Initiative event being held at Polly Hill Arboretum.