Family Shellfish Discovery Day

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Saturday, October 01, 2016
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Chapoquoit Beach
Chapoquoit Beach
158 Chapoquoit Road
Falmouth, MA 02540
Latitude: 41.598389
Longitude: -70.647884

Learn about the shellfish that live in Falmouth’s local waters during this free discovery day hosted by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Falmouth Department of Marine and Environmental Services. We’ll teach you the basics of local quahogging – what you need, how to do it, and where to go – and introduce you to the bay scallops that swim below the surface of West Falmouth Harbor. This will be a fun and educational activity for the whole family!

Please dress to get wet and muddy. You do not need a Falmouth shellfishing permit to participate in this event. The Coalition will provide all necessary equipment (rakes, peck baskets, gauges, and waders) for you to use, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Fees: Free

Register Online
For more information:
Phone: (508) 999-6363 x219
Category: Bay Adventures
Hosted By: Buzzards Bay Coalition & Falmouth Department of Marine and Environmental Services
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
a woman holds up a perfect bay scallop shell next to West Falmouth Harbor
Look for beautiful shells and interesting shellfish species in the salt marsh next to Chapoquoit Beach on West Falmouth Harbor.

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