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Pollinators: Pop-Up Learning Tent
Photo credit: Greg Stone, Bumblebee (Bombus fervidus) and Sundial Lupine (Lupinus perennis) at Dunham's Brook Celebrate Local Pollinators We're starting our summer pop-up learning tents in June, just in time for National Pollinator Month! Stop by the white tent at...
Every Last Drop
Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia humifusa Recently, a visitor shared the observation that there was more pollen and allergies than ever before. This anecdotal observation got me thinking--maybe the recent dry warm weather was keeping the pollen in the air, rather...
Conserve Water, buy a rain barrel!
Why a rain barrel? As the South Coast prepares for another summer of uncertain rain, one way to prepare is with a rain barrel. Rain barrels capture water that might otherwise overflow your gutter or drainage ditch and store it for future use. They can also help...
WLCT Behind the Scenes: Habitat Restoration
Join us for another Behind the Scenes, June 16th at Dunham's Brook Conservation Area. Executive Director Ross Moran will walk us through the science and stewardship behind habitat restoration. Dunham's Brook is the site of ongoing habitat restoration, both as meadow...
Full Moon and Night Bloomers
Full Moon and Night Bloomers Walk - Join Us on July 1st! Embrace the enchanting beauty of Westport Woods under the shimmering glow of the full moon. We invite you to join us on a magical Full Moon and Wildflower Walk on July 1st. Immerse yourself in the stunning...
Mishoon: DAILY May 13th – May 21st (see note at bottom)
The Wampanoag Experience will lead the burning-out of a mishoon (traditional wooden canoe) in Westport, commencing May 13, 2023 and lasting 7-10 days. In keeping with Wampanoag custom, the burn will proceed 24/7 until completed. The public are invited to observe the...