Photos from Walk ‘n Wag!

Lots of happy dogs and their people companions were smiling as bright as the sun shining above for Walk ‘n Wag on Saturday, May 14th at the Hinckleys Pond – Herring River Headwaters Preserve. We had an idyllic spring day with brilliant blue skies, warm weather, and a light breeze for this exciting new event.…

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Preschool Explorers Discover the Spectacular Marsh at Coy’s Brook Woodlands

Reflections by Naturalist & Walk Leader Andrea Higgins Photos by Halley Steinmetz Sunshine, bright blue skies, gentle breezes, and temperatures in the high 60s welcomed the smiling HCT Preschool Explorers and their caregivers to the beautiful Coy’s Brook Woodlands this morning. It was such a spectacular day to explore one of Harwich Conservation Trust’s treasures.…

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HCT Welcomes your Box Turtle Sightings!

Orange and yellow starbursts pattern their sun-dappled shells. If they have enough protected habitat, Eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina) can live up to 100 years in the wild. However, mostly due to habitat loss, the Eastern Box Turtle is listed as a species of special concern in Massachusetts.  You can make a difference for your…

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Join us for Walk ‘n Wag!

Harwich Conservation Trust (HCT) and The Sampson Fund are pleased to bring you Walk ‘n Wag, a fun new outdoor event to celebrate our canine companions and nature! On Saturday, May 14th (from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) walk your dog at HCT’s newest trail destination and enjoy music, food, and friends! Parking for Walk…

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Preschool Explorers Discover Animal Signs at Sand Pond Woodlands

Reflections by Naturalist & Walk Leader Andrea Higgins Photos by Halley Steinmetz Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 A Cape Cod silver day greeted our curious and enthusiastic Preschool Explorers this morning. Sunshine came in the form of young, radiant smiles and pure joy at HCT’s Sand Pond Woodlands. Today’s theme was animal signs, so we spent our…

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85-acre Six Ponds Great Woods Project

To donate, please click here. Let’s make a land-saving difference together! Click here to read the editorial by The Cape Cod Chronicle. 85-acre Six Ponds Great Woods Project is a Rare Opportunity Recognizing that the time to act is now before the last great natural places are lost to development, the nonprofit Harwich Conservation Trust…

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Preschool Explorers Delighted by Daffodils at Sylvan Gardens

Reflections by Naturalist & Walk Leader Andrea Higgins Photos by Gerry Beetham Walk sponsored by Harwich Conservation Trust and the Friends of Sylvan Gardens Sharing the morning with our HCT Preschool Explorers at the beautiful Rolf E. Sylvan Gardens Conservation Area in Chatham was such a sweet start to the spring morning yesterday. Smiling faces,…

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