• Saturday, April 15th, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

    Photo by Bill Giokas at Cold Brook Preserve

Botany Walk at Cold Brook Nature Preserve
Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT), join environmental reporter Rich Eldred for a walk through HCT’s Cold Brook Nature Preserve. Through the prism of botany learn the different plant species at this interesting site. This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing events@harwichconservationtrust.org . You will receive directions with your registration confirmation email.

 

  • Saturday, May 20th, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Botany Walk at Sand Pond Woodlands
Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT), join environmental reporter Rich Eldred for a botany walk through Sand Pond Woodlands with views of the scenic Herring River as spring unfolds. This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing events@harwichconservationtrust.org . You will receive directions with your registration confirmation email.

 

  • Wednesday, June 7th, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Osprey photo by Stephanie Foster

Join the Cane Gang at Bells Neck Conservation Lands
Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT), join Eve Martin on a short, leisurely, slower-paced walk (approx. one mile) to enjoy the sights and sounds of late spring in the Bells Neck Conservation Lands. This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing events@harwichconservationtrust.org . You will receive directions with your registration confirmation email.

 

  • Saturday, June 10th, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Botany Walk at Coy’s Brook Woodlands
Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT), join environmental reporter Rich Eldred for a botany walk through woodlands and along wetlands at HCT’s Coy’s Brook Woodlands offering wide open marsh views. This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing events@harwichconservationtrust.org . You will receive directions with your registration confirmation email.

 

  • Wednesday, June 28th, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Piping plover chick photo by Peter Trull

Shorebird Walk
Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT), join Town of Harwich Assistant Conservation Agent Nicki Smith to learn about nesting shorebirds (piping plovers and terns), their nesting habits, life cycle, and why these are important species. In addition to the plovers and terns, watch for other birds such as sandpipers as you enjoy a beach walk along Nantucket Sound. Nicki graduated with a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology and was a shorebird monitor on Cape for three seasons. This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing events@harwichconservationtrust.org . You will receive directions with your registration confirmation email.

 

  • Friday, July 28th, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

American lady butterfly photo by Janet DiMattia

Birds & Butterflies of Thompson’s Field
Sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT), join Town of Harwich Conservation Administrator Amy Usowski on a walk to learn about the natural history, birds, butterflies, and other pollinators of town-owned Thompson’s Field.  This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing events@harwichconservationtrust.org . You will receive directions with your registration confirmation email.