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 »

Feb. 11th: Life of the River Otter

Saturday, February 11th, 2:00 p.m. (suggested donation: $5.00 pp) The Life of the North American River Otter Presentation by Liz Baldwin, Assistant Director, BiodiversityWorks Location: Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St.) In 2011, Liz and her colleague Luanne Johnson founded BiodiversityWorks ( to focus on wildlife research and monitoring in the region and to mentor […] Read more »

Feb. 25th: Eco-Restoration in Harwich Port

Saturday, February 25th, 2:00 p.m. (suggested donation: $5.00 pp) Eco-Restoration: Transforming Retired Bogs Presentation by Eric Ford, Restoration Specialist, Massachusetts Department of Ecological Restoration Location: Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St.) Alongside its partners, the Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration (DER), the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, HCT […] Read more »

March 25th: Meet Your Local Farmers Event

Join us Saturday, March 25th (noon – 3:30 p.m.) in the gym at the Harwich Community Center You’re invited to the 8th Annual “Meet Your Local Farmers” event (free & open to the public) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from noon – 3:30 p.m. in the gym at the Harwich Community Center (100 Oak St., Harwich, […] Read more »