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 »

Saturday, March 23rd: Meet Your Local Farmers Event

Join us Saturday, March 23rd (noon – 3:00 p.m.) in the gym at the Harwich Community Center You’re invited to the 10th Annual “Meet Your Local Farmers” event (free & open to the public) on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from noon – 3:00 p.m. in the gym at the Harwich Community Center (100 Oak St., Harwich, […] 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 »

FULL–Nov. 17, 2018: Turkey Talk Walk in Hawksnest State Park

Sorry, but this walk is now full. Description: Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust, walk leader Irwin Schorr will lead a seasonal ramble through Hawksnest State Park.  Commentary will touch on natural history and some pre-Thanksgiving turkey talk at the site of the old Walker Turkey Farm. Location: Harwich Day/date: Saturday, November 17, 2018 Rain cancels. […] Read more »

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 »