Arbor Day & Earth Day: A Big Success!

Special thanks to the Orleans Conservation Trust volunteers, Town of Orleans Tree Warden, Highway & Parks Department, MA600-400 6 Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, AmeriCorps Cape Cod and NStar for helping to round out a successful week of land management work in support of Arbor Day and Earth Day.

During the week of April 21st those involved were able to:

  • Install an additional 14 Blue Bird boxes around Town,
  • Install a Duck Box within Twinings Pond,
  • Install an Osprey Pole within Little Namskaket Marsh,
  • Burn more than 3 tons of invasive vegetation,
  • Remove more than a ton of trash and wood debris from Namskaket Marsh,
  • Remove a ton of invasive plant vegetation along Skaket Beach Road, and
  • Plant 6 large native trees along Skaket Beach Road.

Special thanks to everyone involved! To see a video of the osprey pole being raised click HERE!