HCT News

Tour de Trash

May 27, 2015

To join us on Saturday, April 27th for the 5th Annual Tour de Trash, interested volunteers can sign up using the link further below.    The Harwich Conservation Trust, the Town Conservation Department, AmeriCorps Cape Cod and the Tour de Trash Planning Committee, are leading volunteers to fan out across Harwich to pick up trash…

In Memory of Robert F. Smith

April 9, 2015

Click here to read Bob’s obituary from The Cape Cod Times. Loving husband, father, land conservation visionary, land trust founder and president, national advocate in search of a cure for FSH muscular dystrophy, attorney, kind man who had an uncanny ability to inspire smiles with his dry sense of humor… These are just some of the ways we think of Bob. Robert…

Voters Approve Article 33 at Town Mtg.

April 6, 2015

Imagine if we could save the last four acres with 750 feet of shoreline on the West Reservoir to protect the Herring River and wildlife as well as complete a future walking trail loop. Arthur H. Hall, Sr. (son of John E. Hall and Eleanor R. Hall), his wife Carolyn C. Hall, and their sons,…

Hall Project - Map

Vote YES on Article 33 at May 4th Town Mtg.

April 6, 2015

Imagine if we could save the last four acres with 750 feet of shoreline on the West Reservoir to protect the Herring River and wildlife as well as complete a walking trail loop. Arthur H. Hall, Sr. (son of John E. Hall and Eleanor R. Hall), his wife Carolyn C. Hall, and their sons, Arthur…

Monomoyick Walks

March 17, 2015

Celebrating the First People’s Legacy to the Greater Pleasant Bay Community Please note that this very popular walk series is full, but we are accepting names for a waiting list. Kindly email hctevents@gmail.com with a subject line of “Monomoyick Walk waiting list” and include your name, phone, mailing address and number of guests. If space…

New England's little owl: An Eastern Screech Owl appears in an Eyes On Owls live owl program

Live Owl Event!

March 11, 2015

On March 7th, the Harwich Conservation Trust hosted “Eyes on Owls” led by naturalist educators Marcia and Mark Wilson who tour the Northeast, offering audiences up-close looks at these secretive raptors. Mark, a professional photographer with The Boston Globe, led an introductory slide show. The duo then walked around with the owls tethered to their gloved…

Cape Cod Times: Support Land Trusts

December 22, 2014

CAPE COD TIMES Sunday Editorial:  Dec. 21, 2014 Saving the future:  Conservation trusts remain a worthy investment                                      Many of the more seasoned residents of Cape Cod may remember a time when it did not seem that every parcel of land was either up for sale or had a structure on it. The rapid…

Turtle laying eggs by Janet Dimattia

Cape Cod Times: Support Local Land Trusts

December 22, 2014

CAPE COD TIMES Sunday Editorial:  Dec. 21, 2014 Saving the future:  Conservation trusts remain a worthy investment                                      Many of the more seasoned residents of Cape Cod may remember a time when it did not seem that every parcel of land was either up for sale or had a structure on it. The rapid…

Truly one-of-a-kind . . .

December 2, 2014

Be good to yourself (or someone else) . . . Enjoy our one-of-a-kind series of 24 nature images infused with thought-provoking quotes to inspire the heart and sharpen your senses . . . These artful postcards wrapped in a classy band emblazoned with HCT’s land-saving logo can be yours for $15.00 plus $5.00 shipping. They make a great keepsake or a…

Winter Talks 2015

November 25, 2014

Join us for our intriguing series of Winter Talks in 2015. Suggested donation: $2.00 per person All talks take place in the Harwich Community Center (#100 Oak Street). Each talk is on a Saturday afternoon starting at 2:00 p.m. and lasts about an hour. Check out these fascinating topics! Saturday, January 10th, 2:00 p.m. Diving…

HCT’s 26th Annual Meeting & Award Ceremony

August 1, 2014

Nobel Laureate to speak Philanthropist William S. Beinecke to be honored Date & Time: Monday, August 11th (5:00-7:00pm) Event & Location: Harwich Conservation Trust’s (HCT) 26th Annual Meeting hosted by Wequassett on Pleasant Bay Pre-registration required: The event is free, but you must pre-register by Aug. 7th via email to hctevents@gmail.com. Space is limited. 2014…

Summer Evening on Pleasant Bay

July 15, 2014

Click this link to learn about the special wine discount offered by Orleans Wine & Spirits. We greatly appreciated your time and company soaking in the stunning summer views and sea breeze of Pleasant Bay from Wequassett’s brand new Grand Overlook (pictured) while helping us raise funds to save the 49-acre Pleasant Bay Woodlands. We made progress that evening, but…