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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

Wednesday Walkabouts – What We Witnessed

Wednesday Walkabouts – What We Witnessed

The history of Wareham was brought to life this March during a series of four walking tours through local conservation properties. Ben Hyland, Youth Education Coordinator for the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Wareham Land Trust, led the walks each Wednesday morning focusing on the natural, industrial, and native history of each property. These events… Continue Reading

Wednesday Walkabouts

Wednesday Walkabouts

Have you ever wondered about the stories our quiet rivers and sandy soils could tell? Join the Wareham Land Trust and Buzzards Bay Coalition for a series of Wednesday morning walks that will immerse you in the history of four conservation properties in Wareham. During these hour and a half long tours, you’ll enjoy some… Continue Reading

Dining for a Cause! March Fundraiser

Dining for a Cause! March Fundraiser

Have any dinner plans on Tuesday, March 7th?  We’re hoping you can help the Wareham Land Trust by dining at our local 99 restaurant that night. Print off the coupon below (important!: you MUST have it with you in order for us to benefit) and give it to your server. 15% of your bill will… Continue Reading

Romantic Walks in Wareham

Romantic Walks in Wareham

Maybe you love to celebrate Valentine’s day with rose petals and champagne, or maybe you’re just in it for the half-off candy the day after. Either way, this romantic occasion is a wonderful time to take a quiet walk through nature with the one you love, whether that be a pet, a significant other, or… Continue Reading

6 Tips to Mindful Walks

6 Tips to Mindful Walks

A mindful walking practice can bring you closer to your body and nature. Here are 6 tips to get you started on your journey.   Mindful walking is an active form of meditation that brings you closer to your body and nature while strengthening your concentration and connecting you to the present moment. This fall… Continue Reading

Winter Wonderland by Michaella Sheridan

Winter Wonderland by Michaella Sheridan

Winter is full of wonders, like ‘I wonder how I can enjoy the outdoors when it’s so cold and snowy out!’ Sure, the brief daylight hours, freezing temperatures, and seemingly lifeless landscapes can appear uninviting to the casual explorer, but the bare trees, snowy ground, and dark, crisp nights  afford us unique and exciting ways… Continue Reading

Tweedy and Barnes Educational Trail Signs

Tweedy and Barnes Educational Trail Signs

Ben Hyland and Michaella Sheridan of MASSLift AmeriCorps recently completed a project started last year by Sarah Gossett. Educational signage about Wareham’s history – “from the ice age to today” – is now displayed throughout a looping trail on the Tweedy and Barnes property. Here is a great video of their time spent installing the… Continue Reading

Wareham Land Trust–Community Connections

Wareham Land Trust–Community Connections

As the Youth Education Coordinator serving the Wareham Land Trust and the Buzzards Bay Coalition, connecting with local youth is a major goal of my service year. One way I have been achieving that goal is through Wareham CARE, a ‘Beyond School Time’ program that takes place at three local schools. I, along with another… Continue Reading

Nip it in the Bud

Nip it in the Bud

   Nips (miniature liquor bottles) are small, but they’ve been creating a big problem at Wareham Land Trust’s Tweedy and Barnes Conservation Area in West Wareham. Tom Kinsky, the volunteer land steward for this property, has collected close to 700 Disaronno nips there since last December. The tiny glass bottles are found by the dozens… Continue Reading

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