Local Students Explore Cold Brook Preserve

“We survived!” one fifth grader exclaimed as she jumped up and down. Her class at Monomoy Regional Middle School was playing a game about the life cycle of the American eel, taught by Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary School Programs Coordinator Spring Beckhorn with curriculum in part created by 30-year veteran science teacher Valerie […] Read more »

Nov. 3, 2018: First People of the Province Lands Walk

Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust and Provincetown Conservation Trust, join 12th generation Cape Codder Todd Kelley and native Wampanoag and Nipmuc Marcus Hendricks for this walk focusing on the nature of life out on the Province Lands. We will explore the time period from late-woodland to European contact and consider life according to the seasons […] Read more »

FULL–Nov. 10, 2018: Mushroom I.D. Walk

Sorry this popular walk is full. Description: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, join mycologist, Wesley Price, on an exploratory walk to identify mushrooms in Harwich on Saturday, November 10 (11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.). Wesley founded the Cape Cod Mycological Society in 2013, and leads guided walks around Cape Cod in search of mushrooms. This […] Read more »

Oct. 11, 2018: More Walk, Less Talk

Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, join walk leader Pat Sarantis for a moderately paced exercise walk on flat and rolling terrain to explore Harwich’s Island Pond Conservation Lands with a visit to the Cape Cod Lavender Farm and a stop at Katie’s Pond.  This walk is free, but space is limited, so advance registration is […] Read more »

FULL–Sept. 30, 2018: Astronomy Night

This event is full. Watch for more Astronomy Night events in our future event announcements. Description: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, amateur astronomer and Harwich resident Michael Payne will lead a free, interpretive skywatching night on Sunday, September 30th from 7:30-9:00 p.m.  Michael will give some observation tips, and point out planets and constellations of […] Read more »

Sept. 29, 2018: Cape Abilities Farm Tour

Join in welcoming the fall harvest season with a tour of the Cape Abilities farm in Dennis. Co-sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT) and Cape Abilities, tour the Cape Abilities Farm on Route 6A on Saturday, Sept. 29th (9:00 to 10:00 a.m.) with James Barnes, Director of Social Enterprise/Job Creator with Cape Abilities. Since 2006, […] Read more »

Sept. 24, 2018: Walk–Early Quakers & Wampanoag of Sandwich

  On Monday, Sept. 24th, join a new walk sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust and Sandwich Conservation Trust led by twelfth-generation Cape Codder Todd Kelley and Marcus Hendricks of Wampanoag and Nipmuc heritage.  Along the way they will share many stories of insight into Native life on Cape Cod from before European contact through early […] Read more »

FULL–Oct. 6, 2018: Bell’s Neck Natural History Walk

Saturday, Oct. 6th, 8:00-9:30 a.m. Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT), join walk leader & 12th generation Cape Codder Todd Kelley to explore the Town Bell’s Neck Conservation Lands. Learn about the area’s natural history and Native American history. Pause at the site where the original “Piano in the Woods” was found. This guided walk […] Read more »

Sept. 11, 2018: Pruning Utility Right-of-Way

In an effort to reduce the application of herbicide by Eversource’s contractors on utility rights-of-way that cross conservation lands, HCT has managed vegetation using loppers and handsaws. On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 9 a.m. – noon, there will be a volunteer project to lop and prune vegetation on the utility right-of-way crossing HCT and […] Read more »

Cancelled–Astronomy Night: Sept. 9, 2018

CANCELLED: Due to cloud cover, this event has been cancelled on both Sept. 9th & 10th. Watch our e-news emails for another upcoming Astronomy Night. Event description: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, amateur astronomer and Harwich resident, Michael Payne, will lead a free interpretive skywatching night on Sunday, September 9th from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Coinciding with […] Read more »