Reserve for the
13th Annual Spring
Winetasting Dinner!
Enjoy fine dining for a
great cause on May 3rd!

The award-winning Cape Sea Grille is once again generously hosting this very popular evening of delicious dining complemented by fine wines. Reserve for Harwich Conservation Trust’s (HCT) 13th Annual Spring Winetasting Dinner at the Cape Sea Grille Restaurant in Harwich Port on Sunday, May 3rd at 5:00 pm. This signature spring event is open to all.  The cost of $100 per person includes a multi-course dinner, fine wines, tax and gratuity.  Space is limited. Proceeds benefit HCT’s land-saving mission to preserve land that protects woods, water, wildlife and our shared quality of life in Harwich.
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Tour de Trash:
Sign up for May 2nd!

On the morning of Saturday, May 2nd, volunteer for HCT along with our partner the Town Conservation Department to fan out across Harwich and pick up trash for a thorough spring cleaning!  Interested volunteers should arrive at 8:30 a.m. at Monomoy Regional High School (#75 Oak Street, Harwich, 02645) to get organized for trash pick-up from 9:00 to noon, followed by lunch back at the high school from noon to 1. Wear a bright colored shirt, bring work gloves and sturdy boots or sneakers. Sign up in advance so we know you’re joining the Tour de Trash! We will send you an email reminder before the event.
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Harwich Voters:
Vote YES on Article 33
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Imagine if we could save the last four acres with 750 feet of shoreline on the West Reservoir to protect the Herring River and wildlife as well as complete a future walking trail loop. Arthur H. Hall, Sr. (son of John E. Hall and Eleanor R. Hall), his wife Carolyn C. Hall, and their sons, Arthur H. Hall, Jr., Alan J. Hall, and Aaron L. Hall share that vision and have agreed to sell their four waterfront acres to the Town for $630,000. Now, Harwich voters just have to vote YES on Article 33 at the Monday, May 4th Annual Town Meeting to be held at the Harwich Community Center (7:00 p.m.).
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Birding for Beginners:
Sunday, May 24th

With lots of bird song and activity in the air, spring is a great time to practice your birding skills. Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT), join Todd Kelley at HCT’s largest preserve (Bank St. Bogs Nature Preserve, Harwich Port) for a “Birding for Beginners” workshop along HCT’s Bluebird Trail of nestboxes that host bluebirds, tree swallows, and other songbird species. Learn how to recognize and identify birds by sight and sound. Distinguish telltale field marks such as the size and shape of their bills, body size, wing shape, flight patterns, and general behavior as well as their plumage.
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The Wilsons bring owls that are found locally including great-horned owl with golden irises, red morph screech owl and the soda can-sized saw-whet owl. They also showcase owls from around the globe, including the Eurasian eagle owl (largest owl species in the world) and the South American spectacled owl. The barred owl with its dark charcoal-colored eyes and the striking snowy owl will also make an appearance. – See more at: