O is for Osprey: A Conservation Success Story

  The third presentation in our winter speaker series, Making Waves in Coastal Conservation, features Dorie Stolley, Goldenrod Foundation’s Program Manager, who will speak about a familiar Plymouth summer resident: the Osprey or fish hawk. Her talk is on February 13 at 2 p.m. at Brewster Chapel, Church Street, Plymouth. Viewing this map of the location is […]

Speaker Series to Begin on January 16

It’s time again for the annual speaker series: Making Waves in Coastal Conservation. Experts will present innovative ideas, exemplary projects and new technologies involving coastal wildlife, water and habitat conservation. There is no cost, and all are welcome to attend. Talks will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. every other Saturday from January […]

Watch Fins, Flippers and Fish on Ustream, March 16, 7 p.m.

Great white sharks have been making waves recently in local media as their numbers increase in the waters around Cape Cod. Teacher, naturalist, author and photographer Peter Trull will reveal the intriguing relationships between this charismatic apex predator, its major local food source – gray seals, and humans. Trull’s striking photographs along with evocative historic […]

On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Music and Spoken Word

Join Goldenrod Foundation and a live audience on February 20 at 7:00 p.m. from the comfort of your own computer for a stunning and inspiring performance. On the Wing: A Celebration of Birds in Music and Spoken Word is a collaborative performance piece that incorporates music, song, poetry, imagery, and expert commentary on birds. On The […]

Living Life Less Plastic: Lessons From Sea Turtles

In this video, sea turtle specialist, educator and business owner, Christina Trapani, takes us on a personal journey of discovery and action. She began her career as a stranding specialist for the Virginia Aquarium, saving many injured, cold-stunned or entangled sea turtles and marine mammals and researching why the unlucky ones had died. She responded […]

Watch “Whales in Your Backyard”

Lindsay Hirt’s live presentation of Whales in Your Backyard: How Learning about the Great Whales Help Us Protect Them and Our Oceans is now available on video. How do technologies like the SnotBot, WhaleSpotter and listening buoys help us protect whales? Find out from marine scientist Lindsay Hirt of Plymouth, MA, who explains why the […]

Burning it Down to Bring it Back Better

Fire in the forest! For many people, this is cause for alarm, but not for Fire Management Specialist, Alex Belote, of Wildland Restoration International. With eleven years of professional experience both fighting fire and promoting it, Alex is calm and collected when the woods are ablaze. He has fought fire in western states and Alaska […]

Something to Crow About: How Researchers are Tracking Bird Movements on Cape Cod and Beyond

Our guest blogger is Michelle Avis, currently an M.S. candidate at the State University of New York – College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) with a focus in Fish & Wildlife Biology and Management. She is our next speaker in the series: Making Waves in Coastal Conservation. Join us on Wednesday, June 25 at 7:30 […]

Pee-cycling for Our Coasts and Crops: What reclaiming urine as a fertilizer could do for you and your town

Our guest blogger today is Catherine Bryars, a pee-cycling professional and graduate student in the Regional Planning Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She will present a free talk on Wednesday, May 28 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 204 Long Pond Road in Plymouth, MA as the fourth in our speaker series, Making Waves […]

Words from a Warden: Presenting Nathan Cristofori

Our guest blogger is Nathan Cristofori, Natural Resources Warden for the Town of Plymouth.  He will speak about his progressive and innovative views on natural resources law enforcement as part of our speaker series, Making Waves in Coastal Conservation, on Wednesday, April 23rd at 204 Long Pond Road from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (doors open […]