Jan. 4, 2020: Fishers–Biology & Behavior

Presentation by Jason E. Zimmer: District Supervisor, Southeast Wildlife District, Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Location: Harwich Community Center, #100 Oak Street, 02645 Day/date/time: Saturday, January 4th, 2:00 p.m. Admission: Suggested donation of $5 The fisher (Martes pennanti) is a secretive, mostly nocturnal mammal that inhabits local habitats. Sometimes people call it a “fisher […] Read more »

HCT & AmeriCorps Build an Osprey Nest Platform

On Thursday, November 14th, the nonprofit Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT) and AmeriCorps Cape Cod members assembled and installed a new osprey nesting platform in the saltmarsh tucked behind Red River Beach. Two salt marsh parcels totaling 2.7 acres were donated to HCT in 2015 by Barbara and Peter Sidel. HCT’s Outreach & Stewardship Coordinator Tyler […] Read more »

Saturday, March 21st: Meet Your Local Farmers Event

Join us Saturday, March 21st (noon – 3:00 p.m.) in the gym at the Harwich Community Center You’re invited to the 11th Annual “Meet Your Local Farmers” event (free & open to the public) to kick-off the 2020 growing season, meet local farmers from around Cape Cod, and learn more about locally grown products.  Click […] Read more »

FULL–Nature Photo Walk: Nov. 30, 2019

Sorry, this event is now full, but stay tuned to HCT’s eNews for more outdoor opportunities and events. Cost: $20 Space is limited to twelve participants.  About this Nature Photo Walk: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, join us for a photo walk through the Bell’s Neck Conservation lands, looking for a couple of special locations […] Read more »

FULL–Turkey Talk Walk: Nov. 23, 2019

Sorry, this event is now full. Please watch your HCT eNews for upcoming walks and events, including our 2020 Winter Talk series. About this walk: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, join walk leader Irwin Schorr for this seasonal ramble through Hawksnest State Park. Commentary will explore the area’s history, natural habitats, and some pre-Thanksgiving turkey […] Read more »

FULL–Coy’s Brook Woodlands Walk: Nov. 18, 2019

Sorry, this walk is now full, but stay tuned through HCT’s eNews for more inspiring outdoor experiences! About this walk: Join Tyler Maikath, HCT Outreach and Stewardship Coordinator, for a walk exploring this 27-acre property, one of HCT’s first major acquisitions. HCT is coming full circle in 2019 with an opportunity to purchase and protect […] Read more »

FULL–Beech Forest Walk: Nov. 9, 2019

Sorry, this walk is now full, but stay tuned to HCT’s eNews for more inspiring outdoor adventures! Interpretive Guided Walk (Beech Forest, Provincetown) on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 (10 to noon) Join walk leader Mark McGrath for a fall hike to explore the Beech Forest in Provincetown. Part one: Walk the Beech Forest trail for […] Read more »

FULL–Forest Bathing: Oct. 21, 2019

Sorry this walk is now FULL. Please watch for our eNews announcing future events. About this walk: The concept of forest bathing grew out of a practice in Japan called Shinrin-yoku that spread to China and Korea and now to the United States.  It is about swimming in the living being of the forest: drinking […] Read more »

Outer Beach Shipwrecks & Rescues Walk: Nov. 30, 2019

Please click here to reserve. About this walk: Cosponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust and Eastham Conservation Foundation, join historian and author Don Wildling on an Interpretive Guided Walk (Nauset Light Beach to Coast Guard Beach) on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to noon to explore some of the historic shipwrecks and rescues along […] Read more »

FULL–Oct. 5th: Botany Walk

Sorry, this walk is now full. Please stay tuned for future events announced through HCT’s eNews emails. About this walk: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, join botanist and environmental reporter Rich Eldred on a free, guided walk to learn about the plant community through botany basics at a local conservation destination in Harwich. Look for […] Read more »