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Winter Walks with the BBC and WLT

Winter Walks with the BBC and WLT

Does winter weather get you feeling down? Do you miss spending time outside? No need to wait for spring to get outdoors and enjoy the natural world around you! I always say there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing choices. So bundle up and take a walk! Programs run the 2nd… Continue Reading

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

It’s the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and the beginning of many holiday celebrations for Wareham residents. The Wareham Land Trust family extends our warmest wishes to our members. We don’t often talk about fundraising here on the blog, but next Tuesday is called “Giving Tuesday” and I think it is a good time to sing our… Continue Reading

10 (not so) Spooky Species of Wareham’s Woods and Waters

10 (not so) Spooky Species of Wareham’s Woods and Waters

  Bats, spiders, toads, vultures — many animals suffer from a creepy reputation as Halloween rolls around every year. But in fact, lots of our local species in Wareham that may seem spooky are actually essential and exciting members of our environment. Learn more about these 10 not-so-spooky species and appreciate them the next time… Continue Reading

Trail Walk with our Neighboring Conservation Partners

Trail Walk with our Neighboring Conservation Partners

We have wanted to join together with our neighbors for some time now. We’re all family in spirit, after all, with a shared vision of working together to promote land conservation. At one of our recent monthly Outreach meetings, WLT volunteers were joined by Jim Bride of the Sippican Lands Trust and Halima Tiffany from… Continue Reading

Board of Directors 2017-2018

Board of Directors 2017-2018

At the September monthly Board meeting, the annual election of Officers and Directors was held. Susan McCombe was elected as the new President. Thank you, Sue, for all your hard work and accepting this new and exciting challenge! We are all VERY grateful for the hard work, talent, commitment, and thoughtful planning and organizing skills… Continue Reading

Community Preservation Coalition Success Stories

Community Preservation Coalition Success Stories

It’s always nice to be noticed. The Community Preservation Coalition, the catalyst behind the state’s Community Preservation Act campaign, which WLT founders and members enthusiastically support, is recognizing our most recent collaborative effort in their “Success Stories” category. The project, protecting and preserving 8 acres of land along the Weweantic River as well as providing… Continue Reading

Summer Weekend with the WLT

Summer Weekend with the WLT

What a wonderful weekend for volunteers and members of the Wareham Land Trust to enjoy what we all love most–our beautiful, natural spaces.  The stewardship volunteers were hard at work helping with property maintenance at both the Agawam River Trail and Whitlock’s Landing. Like to kayak? Be sure to check out both for easy launches! … Continue Reading

DIY Hummingbird Nectar

DIY Hummingbird Nectar

Hummingbirds may be some of the smallest birds in the world, but they’re also among the most active. Flapping their wings at up to 90 beats per second, these tiny iridescent birds build up quite the appetite. According to Audubon, hummingbirds consume half their body weight in bugs and nectar each day, feeding every 10-15… Continue Reading

Ospreys – Get the Facts!

Ospreys – Get the Facts!

            Photo credit: Dan McHale Ospreys can be long term residents to long-distance migrants. Most ospreys that breed in North America spend their winters in Central and South America. Their migration routes follow broad swaths of the eastern, interior, and western U.S. A few overwinter in the southernmost United States,… Continue Reading

STEAM Night – Decas School

STEAM Night – Decas School

We are proud and happy to once again be participating in STEAM (Science/Technology/Arts/Math) night, this coming Wednesday, April 12th, at the Decas school from 6:00-7:00 pm. Designed to encourage students’ interest and interaction with sciences and art, STEAM nights are perfect opportunities to expose young people to the wonders of nature. Here are some photos… Continue Reading

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