Walk Schedule

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Wednesday, July 16th, 10:00 a.m.Web_thompsons_field_Bill_Pomeroy_4
Waters & Woods of the Sand Pond Woodlands
Join HCT’s Land Stewardship Coordinator Matt Cannon to learn about the water resources and habitats including a vernal pool at Sand Pond Woodlands.
Directions:
From Harwich Center at the intersection of Rt. 124 and Great Western Rd., go west on Great Western Rd. for approx. 2.4 miles. Turn RIGHT into a semi-circular parking area bordered by split rail fence.
Registration: This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing hctwalks@gmail.com or calling HCT at 508-432-3997 and pressing 4.

Thursday, July 31st, 9:00 a.m.
More Walk, Less Talk at Bell’s Neck
Join Pat Sarantis to enjoy a pleasant, moderately paced walk through the Bell’s Neck Conservation Lands. View East and West Reservoirs, Herring River and cranberry bogs.  The walk will last approximately 1-1/2 hours.
Directions:
From Harwich Center, go west on Great Western Rd. Turn Left onto Bell’s Neck Rd (dirt). Drive 0.25 miles and park along the shoulder near the trailhead kiosk.
Registration: This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing hctwalks@gmail.com or calling HCT at 508-432-3997 and pressing 4.

Wednesday, August 13th, 10:00 a.m.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAME
Natural History of the Bank St. Bogs Nature Preserve
Join HCT’s Land Stewardship Coordinator Matt Cannon to learn about the natural history and habitats of HCT’s largest preserve in Harwich Port.
Directions:
From Rt. 39, take Bank St. 0.5 miles south to the Harwich Harbormaster’s Workshop on the left at #203 Bank Street.
From Rt. 28, take Bank St. 0.7 miles north to the Harwich Harbormaster’s Workshop on the right.
Registration: This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing hctwalks@gmail.com or calling HCT at 508-432-3997 and pressing 4.

Friday, September 19th, 10:00 a.m.
Natural History of the Monomoy River Conservation Lands
Join Town of Harwich Conservation Administrator Amy Usowski on a walk to learn about the natural history, habitats & plants of this woodland landscape perched atop Monomoy River (aka Muddy Creek) that flows into Pleasant Bay.
Directions:
From Rt. 39 in E. Harwich, take Bay Rd. 1 mile east. Lot is on right, across from Blue Heron Lndg.
Registration: This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing hctwalks@gmail.com or calling HCT at 508-432-3997 and pressing 4.

Friday, October 17th, 10:00 a.m.
Fall Foliage & Natural History of Bell’s Neck Conservation Lands
Join Town of Harwich Conservation Administrator Amy Usowski on a walk to learn about the fall foliage, natural history, habitats, plants as well as past and future management of the land.
Directions:
From Rt. 28 in Dennisport, take Depot St. north for 1.1 miles. Turn right on to a dirt road for 0.2 mile to trailhead. Or from Great Western Road, take Depot Street south 0.6 mile. Turn left on to a dirt road for 0.2 mile to trailhead.
Registration: This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing hctwalks@gmail.com or calling HCT at 508-432-3997 and pressing 4.

Saturday, November 8th, 10:00 a.m.
Turkey Talk Walk
Join walk leader Irwin Schorr for a 1-1/2 to 2 hour 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.
Directions:
From Route 6, Exit 11, go west on Spruce Rd.  Park on the shoulder of Spruce Rd. near the intersection with Hawksnest Rd. (not marked).
Registration: This walk is free, but please register in advance by emailing hctwalks@gmail.com or calling HCT at 508-432-3997 and pressing 4.