To celebrate spring, and school vacation (April 17 – 24, 2021), the three organizations are joining forces to offer a variety of programs that will get you and your family outside and enjoying all that Wareham has to offer.
Program highlights include a walking tour of the new Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary with Mass Audubon, an Agawam River Kayak Tour with Wareham Land Trust, and a Learn to Shellfish program with the Onset Bay Center.
Make sure to get your Wild For Wareham Program passport to track the sessions you participate in and enter to win an outdoor exploration pack filled with provisions to explore even more!
Registration is free but required. Attendance for all events will be limited to ensure social distancing and safety guidelines are met. See the schedule below for links to details and registration for each program.
Sunday, April 18
- FULL Salt Marsh Discovery at Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary from 9 to 10 a.m.
- Onset Beach StoryWalk, featuring the book Clam I Am from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monday, April 19
- FULL Habitat Hunt at Burgess Point from 9 to 11 a.m.
Tuesday, April 20
- FULL Youth Learn to Shellfish at Shellpoint from 9 to 11 a.m.
- History of Great Neck Walk from 12 noon to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 21
- FULL Wickets Island Treasure Hunt from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- Community Planning 101 Webinar from 7 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, April 22
- Earth Day Onset Beach Clean-up from 10 to 12 p.m.
- Invasive Plant Removal at Marks Cove from 1 to 3 p.m.
- Great Neck Volunteer Day from 5 to 6 p.m.
Friday, April 23
- Adopt a Tree, pick-up from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
- Meet a Scientist at Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary from 3 to 4 p.m.
- FULL Onset Bay Sunset Paddle from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 24
- Invasive Plant Art-Build at Marks Cove from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- FULL Family Learn to Shellfish from 1 to 3 p.m.
All week: “We are Water Protectors” Story Walk at Agawam River Trail
About the partnering organizations
The Onset Bay Center: The Buzzards Bay Coalition’s Onset Bay Center, located right on Onset Beach, offers high-quality on-the-water programs for people of all ages. Through a variety of outdoor activities such as sailing, paddling, rowing, shellfishing, and shoreline ecology, the OBC helps community members build a personal connection with our local environment.
The Wareham Land Trust: The Wareham Land Trust’s mission is to conserve Wareham’s open space and natural resources, to unite citizens in a common goal of conservation and responsible land use, and to educate the public about the environmental and economic benefits of protecting open space and promoting sustainable development.
Mass Audubon: With more than 135,000 members and supporters, Mass Audubon protects over 38,000 acres of land throughout Massachusetts, saving birds and other wildlife, and making nature accessible to all. We welcome you to explore a nearby sanctuary, find inspiration, and get involved.
Along with these organizations, this programming wouldn’t be possible without funding, discounts, and support provided by the Wareham Garden Club, The Wareham Cultural Council, and The Wareham Free Library.