Mill Pond Trail Reroute

Mill Pond Conservation Area, given by the Tovrov family, has a new trail to enjoy! With the help of AmeriCorps Cape Cod, Orleans Conservation Trust staff created two new pieces of trail, closing off old dangerous sections that were becoming highly eroded. The first piece of new trail is just […] Read more »

Special Meeting of the Members

We have scheduled a Special Meeting of the Members of the Orleans Conservation Trust for Thursday, May 29th, from 4:30 to 7pm at the Council on Aging in Orleans so that we can present the revised DRAFT Declaration of Trust, answer questions and receive input from our Members. This meeting is also in response […] Read more »

Global Climate Change Presentation Recap

On Monday, April 7, 2014 at 7:00pm, the Orleans Conservation Trust (OCT) hosted the fourth of five  presentations associated with our 2014 Winter & Spring Lecture Series at the Orleans Yacht Club. Dr. Richard (Skee) Houghton, III, Acting President and Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center gave his […] Read more »

Record Sea Turtle Stranding Presentation Recap

On Monday, February 3, 2014 at 6:30pm, the Orleans Conservation Trust (OCT) hosted the second of five presentations  associated with our 2014 Winter & Spring Lecture Series at the Orleans Yacht Club. Despite the steady snow beating against the Orleans Yacht Club windows, 20 hardy souls braved the miserable driving conditions […] Read more »

Wild Turkeys On Cape Cod Presentation Recap

On Monday, January 6, 2014 at 6:30pm, the Orleans Conservation Trust (OCT) hosted the first of five presentations associated with our 2014 Winter & Spring Lecture Series at the Orleans Yacht Club. Brian Malone, retired Director of the Town of Dennis’s Natural Resource Department entertained over 50 residents and visitors with his […] Read more »

Twinings Pond Educational Walk Recap (12-5-2013)

Allyson Stein OCT AmeriCorps Cape Cod Individual Placement On December 5, 2013, Kris Ramsay, Administrator of the Orleans Conservation Trust (OCT), led a small group of hikers on a mile-long walk through the Twinings Pond Conservation Area in South Orleans. Also on the walk was Allyson Stein, an AmeriCorps Cape […] Read more »

Right Whale Presentation Recap

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 6:30pm, the Orleans Conservation Trust (OCT) hosted the last of three presentations associated with our Third Tuesday Fall Lecture Series at the Orleans Yacht Club. Dr. Charles (Stormy) Mayo, Senior Scientist and co-founder of the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies (PCCS), captivated over 50 […] Read more »