Waquoit Watershed Block Party – Tues, July 30

July 16, 2013 in Hot News

Watershed Block Party The Waquoit Bay Research Reserve will host their annual Block Party on Tuesday, July 30th, from 3:00-6:30 PM at Reserve Headquarters on Route 28 in East Falmouth. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to learn about what’s going on in the community. Activities include games, arts and crafts, science demonstrations, fly fishing demonstration and instruction, complimentary watermelon and ice cream and a touch tank full of critters from the bay!

 

Many local organizations will have hands-on activities for kids and provide valuable information on what they are doing to help protect our natural resources. Some of the participating organizations include the Sierra Club, Mass Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Mass Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, Waquoit Bay Reserve Foundation, Friends of the Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge, National Marine Life Center, Inc., Citizens for the Protection of Waquoit Bay, Cape Cod Children’s Museum, Cape Wildlife Center, WHOI Sea Grant, Talbot Ecological Land Care, and the Mashpee Environmental Coalition. Organizations will highlight practical information on ecological landscaping, land conservation, groundwater issues and nature crafts.S'mores

 

Additional activities include: a native plant walk at 4:30 led by one of the Reserve’s education staff, join one of our staff and former fly-fishing instructor for some hands-on demonstrations for the whole family, or visit our “campsite” and enjoy some s’ mores.

Everyone is welcome to bring along a picnic to enjoy overlooking beautiful Waquoit Bay.  The Reserve’s headquarters are located at 131 Waquoit Highway/Route 28 E. Falmouth.  For additional information, please call 508-457-0495 x108.