Spring Thaw: Native American History Walk Series

Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, Brewster Conservation Trust, and Yarmouth Conservation Trust, join 12th generation Cape Codder Todd Kelley and native Wampanoag/Nipmuc Marcus Hendricks for a fascinating series of interpretive walks exploring the history of Cape Cod from the First People and early European settlers to the nature of Cape Cod today. This is an […] Read more »

April 1st: Vernal Pool Adventure

The Thursday vernal pool visit is full, but there’s still room for the Saturday, April 1st adventure at the link further below. Immerse yourself in the wild by joining a vernal pool adventure to learn about the nocturnal natural history of these intriguing habitats with their curious creatures. Join Cape Cod’s expert field naturalist and […] Read more »

Watch & then join us March 4th for our Live Owl Event!

  Join us on Saturday, March 4th at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m or 3:00 p.m. as Marcia and Mark Wilson return to the Harwich Community Center with their live owls to amaze us once again!   See great-horned, snowy, barred, screech, and saw-whet owls as well as the spectacled owl from South America and the Eurasian […] Read more »

Winter Odyssey at Sand Pond Woodlands

Click on the three minute video above (and turn on your sound) to enjoy an inspiring winter odyssey. Infused with echoes of an Ansel Adams adventure on Cape Cod, Mark Zelinski and his daughter Willa share these beautiful images of snowy woods & water at Sand Pond Woodlands. This scenic walking trail was created thanks […] Read more »

Eco-Restoration at Cold Brook

The nonprofit Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT) and Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration have selected Inter-Fluve, Inc., an engineering firm based in Cambridge specializing in river and wetland restoration, to complete the ecological restoration design and begin the permitting process for HCT’s Cold Brook Eco-Restoration Project in Harwich Port. The goal of this project is the […] Read more »

Jan. 14th: History of Cape Cod National Seashore

Saturday, January 14th, 2:00 p.m. (suggested donation: $5.00 pp) History of the Cape Cod National Seashore: 55 Years and Counting for a Cape Cod Treasure Presentation by Bill Burke, Park Historian, Cape Cod National Seashore Location: Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St.) In the 1950s, Cape Codders were split over the proposal to carve a National Seashore […] Read more »

2:30 p.m. on Jan. 21st: Terns of Cape Cod

NEW DATE & TIME: Saturday, January 21st, 2:30 p.m. (RE-SCHEDULED from Jan. 7th snowstorm) (suggested donation: $5.00 pp) Terns of Cape Cod: Birds of Paradox           Presentation by Peter Trull: Naturalist, Author & Lighthouse Charter School Science Teacher Location: Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St.) Take a photo-journey with Peter Trull as he explores the […] Read more »

Jan. 28th: Whale Disentanglement

Saturday, January 28th, 2:00 p.m. (suggested donation: $5.00 pp) Whale Disentanglement: First Responders Save Lives Presentation by the Whale Disentanglement Division of the Center for Coastal Studies Location: Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St.) When a whale is reported entangled, “First Responders” quickly get to the site, monitor, and standby the animal until the primary […] Read more »

Feb. 4th: Tracking Snowy Owls at Logan Airport

Saturday, February 4th, 2:00 p.m. (suggested donation: $5.00 pp) Tracking Snowy Owls at Boston’s Logan Airport: Wildlife Research Takes Flight Presentation by Norman Smith, Director, Massachusetts Audubon Blue Hills Sanctuary Location: Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St.) Since 1981, Norman Smith has spent countless days and nights, in every imaginable weather condition observing, capturing, banding, […] Read more »