Harwich Conservation Trust to Host Spring/Summer Educational Walks


HARWICH – The Harwich Conservation Trust is sponsoring a variety of fun and educational walks during the spring/summer season.

Participants can explore the world of botany with environmental reporter Rich Eldred at HCT’s Cold Brook Preserve, Sand Pond Woodlands and Coy’s Brook Woodlands.

Join Eve Martin’s “Cane Gang” at the Bells Neck Conservation Lands.

Watch for nesting shorebirds along Nantucket Sound with Assistant Town Conservation Agent Nicki Smith.

Learn about birds and butterflies with Town Conservation Administrator Amy Usowski at town-owned Thompson’s Field.

The walks are free, but the HCT is encouraging those interested to register in advance by email.

Participants can stretch their legs, enjoy the fresh air and learn about plants and animals.

The walk at the Bells Neck Conservation Lands takes place on June 7th from 10-11 a.m. and is a short, leisurely, slower-paced walk of about one mile.

The walk at Coy’s Brook Woodlands takes place on June 10 from 10-11:30 a.m. and is a botany walk through woodlands and along wetlands.

And on June 28 from 8:30-9:30 a.m., enjoy a beach walk along Nantucket Sound and learn about nesting shorebirds, their nesting habits, life cycle and why they’re an important species.


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