Lectures

 

Restoring River Herring

credit: Friends of Herring River

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm cash bar)
Location: Orleans Yacht Club, 39 Cove Road, Orleans
Price: Free – Preregister Now!

Speaker:  Barbara Brennessel, Friends of Herring River board and author of The Alewives’ Tale 

Details: Barbara will describe the life history of river herring (aka alewives) and the restoration project on the Herring River in Wellfleet. Her books on the subject will be available for sale at the event.

Directions: From Orleans center, head east on Rt.6A towards Eastham. Follow for .3 miles and take a right onto Cove Road. Orleans Yacht Club will be on the end to the right.

 

Coastal Waterbirds of the Cape

credit: Mass Audubon

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm cash bar)
Location: Orleans Yacht Club, 39 Cove Road, Orleans
Price: Free – Preregister Now!

Speaker:  Mark Faherty, Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay

Details: Learn about Mass Audubon’s coastal waterbirds program, which protects threatened birds along the Massachusetts coast. Mark’s presentation will focus on recent research on the Cape.

Directions: From Orleans center, head east on Rt.6A towards Eastham. Follow for .3 miles and take a right onto Cove Road. Orleans Yacht Club will be on the end to the right.