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Learn about bees at the Wildlands Trust

Join Wildlands Trust and the Plymouth County Beekeepers Association for a night dedicated to honey bees. On July 20, Bonnie Benford from the PCBA will be discussing everything from how bees affect our food supply to how honey is made. Whether you’re an avid beekeeper, have an interest in beekeeping, or just like bees, this talk is sure to be sweet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn about bees at the Wildlands Trust

Join Wildlands Trust and the Plymouth County Beekeepers Association for a night dedicated to honey bees. On July 20, Bonnie Benford from the PCBA will be discussing everything from how bees affect our food supply to how honey is made. Whether you’re an avid beekeeper, have an interest in beekeeping, or just like bees, this talk is sure to be sweet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn about natural communities at the Wildands Trust

Learn how to identify and document natural communities anywhere you go. Natural communities are recurring assemblages of plants and associated animals found in particular physical environments. Jack Jezard, MassLIFT AmeriCorps member at the Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance (SEMPBA), is offering this workshop for free at Wildlands Trust on July 16. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn about Lyme Disease at the Wildlands Trust

Lyme Disease is the most prevalent infectious disease in Massachusetts and is now considered to be a public health crisis, but tick-borne diseases are preventable. Join Entomologist Larry Dapsis at the Wildlands Trust, 675 Long Pond Road, on May 23 at 7 p.m. for a presentation in the Community Conservation Barn to better understand the basic life cycle and ecology of deer ticks, occurrence of tick-borne illnesses, and how to protect yourself, your yard and your pet. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Go trail running with the Wildlands Trust

Join Wildlands Trust Property Manager Erik Boyer on Saturday, May 20 at  8 a.m. for a trail run from Davis-Douglas Farm to the Halfway Pond Conservation Area. All levels and speeds are welcome. This is not a race, just a running group that meets monthly to explore the trails around the Wildlands Trust headquarters. For more information and to register, click here.   Continue Reading →

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Yoga at the Wildlands Trust

Join Tamreh Herlihy for an all levels gentle flow yoga class at the Wildlands Trust headquarters at 675 Long Pond Road on July 13 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. 

Connect with nature, yourself, and your community in this gentle and meditative class. Bring balance to your body, mind and heart as we strengthen and stretch, breath and move. Bring a yoga mat, small blanket, and dress comfortably. Indoor space available in case of inclement weather. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Family Nature Walk at Davis-Douglas Farm

Join Manomet and Wildlands Trust staff on February 20 at 10 a.m. for a guided walk around Davis-Douglas Farm Conservation Area in Plymouth, searching for signs of life in the middle of winter. On the walk, learn how to identify local tree species by their bark and buds and look for tracks and other signs of local animals along the trails. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Family Nature Walk at Davis-Douglas Farm

Join Manomet and Wildlands Trust staff on February 20 at 10 a.m. for a guided walk around Davis-Douglas Farm Conservation Area in Plymouth, searching for signs of life in the middle of winter. On the walk, learn how to identify local tree species by their bark and buds and look for tracks and other signs of local animals along the trails. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Wreath making workshop at the Wildlands Trust

The Wildland Trust is hosting a holiday wreath making workshop at its headquarters on Sunday, December 4 at 10 a.m.

In this workshop, led by local horticulturist Susanne Lucas, guests will make and take home a beautiful all-natural wreath for the holidays. There will be an optional collecting walk held from 9:15 – 10 a.m. to gather materials beforehand. Space is limited, so get tickets before they sell out. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Help cleanup White Horse Beach

Join the Wildlands Trust at White Horse Beach  for COASTSWEEP on October 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. COASTSWEEP is an annual state-wide beach cleanup and data collection effort organized by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management. This cleanup will also be part of the town-wide beach cleanup day in Plymouth. Volunteers will work in small teams to collect and record trash found on the shoreline. This data is then used to develop education and policy initiatives to help reduce marine debris. Continue Reading →

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Help cleanup White Horse Beach

Join the Wildlands Trust at White Horse Beach  for COASTSWEEP on October 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. COASTSWEEP is an annual state-wide beach cleanup and data collection effort organized by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management. This cleanup will also be part of the town-wide beach cleanup day in Plymouth. Volunteers will work in small teams to collect and record trash found on the shoreline. This data is then used to develop education and policy initiatives to help reduce marine debris. Continue Reading →

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Seniors, take a stroll with The Wildlands Trust

Meet at the Wildlands Trust Headquarters to hike across the street at the Wildlands Trust Emery Preserve. Learn about the Trust, meet other seniors, and spend an enjoyable morning exploring part of the 230 acres that comprise the Davis-Douglas Farm Conservation Area in Plymouth. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Seniors, take a stroll with The Wildlands Trust

Meet at the Wildlands Trust Headquarters to hike across the street at the Wildlands Trust Emery Preserve. Learn about the Trust, meet other seniors, and spend an enjoyable morning exploring part of the 230 acres that comprise the Davis-Douglas Farm Conservation Area in Plymouth. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Join the Wildlands Trust on a hike of Myles Standish State Forest

Hike the beautiful Bentley Loop at Myles Standish State Forest with Malcolm MacGregor on July 10, 2016. Participants will meet at the state forest’s entrance at 370 Long Pond Road at 12:30 p.m. The hike will last until 3:30 p.m.

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Go owl prowling at Pinewoods Camp

The Manomet Center and the Wildlands Trust are hosting an Owl Prowl on Saturday, January 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Participants  will meet at the Wildlands Trust Office and briefly discuss what animals might be encountered before carpooling over to the Pinewoods Camp. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Make a holiday wreath at the Wildlands Trust

The Wildlands Trust is hosting a wreath-making workshop at its headquarters at 675 Long Pond Road on Sunday, November 22. In this workshop, led by local horticulturist Susanne Lucas, participants will make and take home a beautiful all-natural wreath for the holidays.  The workshop will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. with an optional “collecting” walk from 12:30-1:30 p.m. to gather extra materials. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Make a holiday wreath at the Wildlands Trust

The Wildlands Trust is hosting a wreath-making workshop at its headquarters at 675 Long Pond Road on Sunday, November 22. In this workshop, led by local horticulturist Susanne Lucas, participants will make and take home a beautiful all-natural wreath for the holidays.  The workshop will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. with an optional “collecting” walk from 12:30-1:30 p.m. to gather extra materials. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Wildlands Trust hosting bird-watching trip to Manomet Point and beyond

The Wildlands Trust is hosting a bird-watching expedition led by Mass Audubon’s Wayne Peterson on October 29. The trip, which focuses on local waterfowl migration, includes Manomet Point and nearby ponds. Participants in this outing will receive an overview of the migratory routes and destinations of these birds, along with a description of the factors that influence their migratory behavior. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Help the Wildlands Trust clean up its backyard

Wildlands Trust is holding a Working Wednesday at its Davis-Douglas Farm headquarters on Wedneday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Work alongside staff to remove invasive species, rake, weed, water plants, organize tools and perform general land trust maintenance.  No RSVP is necessary. (more…) Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Butterfly garden at Davis-Douglas Farm

Monarch butterflies travel a long way, migrating back and forth between the Eastern United States and the Sierra Madre Mountains in Mexico, according to United States Department of Agriculture website. Andrew Bagnara, an AmericCorps volunteer with the Wildlands Trust, set out to build a place for the insects to rest. Along with a crew of volunteers, he built a butterfly garden at the Davis-Douglas Farm that will act as a rest stop for the tired travelers. Continue Reading →

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