Live Owls from Near & Far: Saturday, March 7th

Click here to reserve and join us on Saturday, March 7th at 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. as Marcia and Mark Wilson return to the Harwich Community Center with their live owls to amaze us one and all! See great-horned, snowy, barred, screech, and saw-whet owls as well as the spectacled owl from South America […] Read more »

March 30, 2020: Coonamessett Native History Walk

Please click here to reserve for the March 30th guided history walk: From Gosnold (1602) to Aptucxet Trading Post (1627) About your experience: Co-sponsored by The Falmouth 300 Committee Land Trust and Harwich Conservation Trust, join storytellers Todd Morgan Kelley and Wampanoag/Nipmuc Marcus Hendricks on a guided walk exploring the history of Native Americans and […] Read more »

Astronomy Stargazing Night: Jan. 22, 2020

Sorry, this event is now full.  Stay connected to HCT’s eNews for more outdoor experiences as 2020 unfolds. About this event: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, join amateur astronomer and Harwich resident, Michael Payne, for a free interpretive stargazing night from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Michael will share observation tips as well as point out planets and […] Read more »

February 2020 Winter Birding Walks with Peter Trull

About Your Experience: Join naturalist and author Peter Trull on a weekly Tuesday birding walk at HCT’s Cold Brook Preserve from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Choose from February 4, 11, 18, and 25. Birding enthusiasts from all experience levels are welcome. Winter birds are easier to see, often active, and it can be surprising which […] Read more »

Feb. 29, 2020: Seals and Society

Presentation by Andrea Bogomolni, Ph.D.: Northwest Atlantic Seal Research Consortium, Chair Location: Harwich Community Center, #100 Oak Street, 02645 Day/date/time: Saturday, February 29th, 2:00 p.m. Admission: Suggested donation of $5     The relationship between seals and humans extends back thousands of years on Cape Cod and throughout the Gulf of Maine. Despite this, our […] Read more »

Feb. 8, 2020: Marine Micro-plastics–A Complex & Emerging Issue

Presentation by Mark Hahn, Ph.D.: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI), Senior Scientist Location: Harwich Community Center, #100 Oak Street, 02645 Day/date/time: Saturday, February 8th, 2:00 p.m. Admission: Suggested donation of $5 Microplastics—small pieces of plastic less than a quarter inch in diameter—are the latest ocean pollutants to raise concern among scientists and the public. Reports […] Read more »

Feb. 22, 2020: Local Butterflies & Butterfly Gardening Tips

Presentation by Joe Dwelly: Massachusetts Butterfly Club & Pollard Walk Leader Location: Harwich Community Center, #100 Oak Street, 02645 Day/date/time: Saturday, February 22nd, 2:00 p.m. Admission: Suggested donation of $5 Join Joe to focus on the local diversity of butterflies that can be found in Harwich. In particular, learn about the butterflies that inhabit the […] Read more »

FULL–Bell’s Neck Walk: Dec. 12, 2019

Sorry, this walk is now full. We look forward to seeing you at upcoming events. About this walk: Join Town of Harwich Conservation Administrator Amy Usowski and AmeriCorps Cape Cod member Hannah Schmidt for a walk around the Bell’s Neck Conservation Lands and the West Reservoir. Hannah and Amy will discuss the natural history and […] Read more »

Feb. 1, 2020: Listen to the Whales

Presentation by Salvatore Cerchio, Ph.D., Director of the Madagascar Omura’s Whale Project & Visiting Scientist, New England Aquarium Location: Harwich Community Center, #100 Oak Street, 02645 Day/date/time: Saturday, February 1st, 2:00 p.m. Admission: Suggested donation of $5 Whale song is full of tremendous diversity. From the barely audible throbbing of blue whales to the haunting […] Read more »

Jan. 11, 2020: Why We Preserve Wild Places & Who Lives There

Presentation by Peter Trull: Naturalist, Author, Science Teacher Location: Harwich Community Center, #100 Oak Street, 02645 Day/date/time: Saturday, January 11th, 2:00 p.m. Admission: Suggested donation of $5 As a supporter of Harwich Conservation Trust you donate funds to help preserve natural lands that protect water resources, wildlife habitats, scenic views, walking trails, and our shared […] Read more »