Archives for December 2014

The Many Accomplishments of the Beach Ambassadors in 2014

Hats off to our hard-working, volunteer corps, the Beach Ambassadors! They put in 563 hours of work in education, stewardship and citizen science since their training started in April 2014. Our osprey viewing stations (at Plymouth Long Beach and Nelson Park) were open on 24 days, reaching381 adults and 212 kids. Visitors were enthralled by […]

Whales in Your Backyard – A Live-streamed Presentation

How do technologies like the SnotBot, WhaleSpotter and listening buoys help us protect whales? Find out from marine scientist Lindsay Hirt in her upcoming live-streamed presentation on January 12th: Whales in Your Backyard: How Learning the Secrets of the Great Whales Helps Us to Protect Them (and Our Oceans). Tune in at 7 p.m. to 8 […]

Plymouth Christmas Bird Count 2014-15

The totals are in from the Plymouth Christmas Bird Count held on December 17, thanks to compiler Trevor Lloyd-Evans of Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences. The area covered annually on this citizen science project is a 7.5-mile radius circle centered at the Pinehills, which includes ponds, beaches, forest, roadsides and backyard bird feeders. Twenty-six birders, including […]

Traditional Fiber Arts Workshops by Melissa Kurkoski

Goldenrod Foundation is pleased to present a series of three workshops on Traditional Fiber Arts – using natural materials and time-honored techniques to create beautiful and functional items. Melissa Kurkoski will be our guest instructor and the location is our lovely field station on Plymouth Long Beach. Learn a new skill or increase your expertise in […]