Category: News & Events

Friend and Fund -Raising Event

Our recent Sunset Cruise was a huge success. Over 170 people were on board the Hyannis Whale Watch for a beautiful evening. Barnstable Harbor did not disappoint. A full moon low tide coupled with a strong southwest wind kept the

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Where Does the Water Go?

Where Does the Water Go Event

This event is co-hosted with APCC – Association to Preserve Cape Cod

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Mass Estuaries Project Study of Barnstable Harbor

Mass Estuaries Project Study of Barnstable Harbor Join us to hear coauthor Professor Brian Howes from UMass Dartmouth and Tom Cambareri from the Cape Cod Commission discuss the important topics and issues discovered in this 217 page report -Mass Estuaries

Introducing YEP!

THE FRIENDS OF BARNSTABLE HARBOR YOUTH EDUCATION PROJECT YEP! As a stewardship organization for Barnstable Harbor, we feel that education is an integral component of ensuring that future generations gain knowledge and interest in maintaining a healthy coastal ecosystem and

The Glacier & Barnstable Village

The Glacier and Barnstable Village Don’t miss Phil Kyle, Barnstable Harbor Ecotours Head Naturalist, as he shares the fascinating scientific story of Glacial Geology; its impact on our village and its role in our ecosystem. Tuesday, October 20th @ 6pm

Spring 2015 Creek Clean-Up

Weather cooperated as we removed winter debris & trash from the marsh behind Barnstable Village.  This was Phase I for 2015.  We are planning a Phase 2 creek clean-up this fall where we concentrate on the removal of dead limb

Barnstable Harbor Water Quality

Barnstable Harbor Water Quality Issues A Discussion Lead By Mark Nelson of Horsley Witten Group Tuesday, November 4th, 6pm @ The Sturgis Library, 3090 Main Street, Barnstable Mark will describe the main pollution sources, such as septic systems, lawn fertilizers

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Horseshoe Crabs – Ancient Mariners

  May 6th, 6pm @ The Sturgis Library   Horseshoe Crabs – Ancient Mariners Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary’s Ian Ives Horseshoe Crab Ecology:  Horseshoe Crabs have been around for 350  million years, adapting to and withstanding every conceivable change

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