FULL–Dec. 8th: Astronomy Stargazing Night

Sorry, this event is full. Stay tuned for more fun events through our emails. About this event: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, amateur astronomer and Harwich resident, Michael Payne, will lead a free, interpretive stargazing night on Saturday, December 8th from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Michael will share observation tips as well as point out planets and […] Read more »

March 30, 2019: Presentation–Understanding Invasive Plants & What To Do

• Saturday, March 30th, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Free) Presentation: Non-Native Invasive Plants–Effects on Local Ecosystems and What You Can Do Location: Harwich Community Center, multi-purpose room Co-sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, The Garden Club of Harwich, and Blue Flax Design, this educational presentation focuses on the problems that invasive plant species are causing in our […] Read more »

Feb. 23rd Presentation–Tracking Black Racer Snakes

HCT’s January & February Winter 2019 Talks are held at the Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St., Harwich, MA 02645) in the multi-purpose room. Saturday, February 23rd, 2:00 p.m. Suggested donation: $5.00 per person Tracking Black Racer Snakes Presentation by Liz Baldwin: Assistant Director & Wildlife Biologist, BiodiversityWorks on Martha’s Vineyard Black racer snakes were […] Read more »

Feb. 9, 2019: Presentation–Bird Banding in Massachusetts

HCT’s January & February Winter 2019 Talks are held at the Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St., Harwich, MA 02645) in the multi-purpose room. Saturday, February 9th, 2:00 p.m. Suggested donation: $5.00 per person Bird Banding in Massachusetts Presentation by Trevor Lloyd-Evans: Director, Manomet’s Landbird Conservation Program Manomet is a non-profit conservation organization with the […] Read more »

Feb. 2, 2019: Presentation–Discovering Dragonflies & Damselflies

HCT’s January & February Winter 2019 Talks are held at the Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St., Harwich, MA 02645) in the multi-purpose room. Saturday, February 2nd, 2:00 p.m. Suggested donation: $5.00 per person Discovering Dragonflies & Damselflies   Presentation by Blair Nikula: Co-author of the Stokes’ Beginner’s Guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies and A Field Guide […] Read more »

Jan. 26, 2019: Presentation–Living With Your Wild Neighbors

HCT’s January & February Winter 2019 Talks are held at the Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St., Harwich, MA 02645) in the multi-purpose room. Saturday, January 26th, 2:00 p.m. Suggested donation: $5.00 per person Living With Your Wild Neighbors Presentation by Stephanie Ellis: Executive Director, Wild Care, Inc. “Help! A bird struck my window…,” or […] Read more »

Jan. 12, 2019: Presentation–Bald Eagle Biology & Behavior

HCT’s January & February Winter 2019 Talks are held at the Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St., Harwich, MA 02645) in the multi-purpose room. Saturday, January 12th, 2:00 p.m. Suggested donation: $5.00 per person Bald Eagle Biology & Behavior Presentation by Jason E. Zimmer: District Supervisor, Southeast Wildlife District, Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife […] Read more »

January 5, 2019: Presentation–Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

HCT’s January & February Winter 2019 Talks are held at the Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St., Harwich, MA 02645) in the multi-purpose room. Saturday, January 5th, 2:00 p.m. Suggested donation: $5.00 per person Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge Presentation by Steve Keenan: President, Friends of Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge is a […] Read more »

2019 Events

HCT’s January & February Winter 2019 Talks are held at the Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak St., Harwich, MA 02645) in the multi-purpose room. The “Live Owls from Near and Far” event on Saturday, March 9th with up to seven different species and the “Meet Your Local Farmers” event on Saturday, March 23rd with more than 50 exhibitors […] Read more »

HCT Volunteers Renovate Boardwalk

Back in 1998, Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT) and AmeriCorps partnered to establish HCT’s first wheelchair accessible boardwalk at the A. Janet DeFulvio Wildlife Sanctuary, approx. 12 acres in West Harwich off Rt. 28 donated to HCT by the DeFulvio and Eizenberg families in 1994. The meandering boardwalk leads to a viewing deck and bench overlooking […] Read more »