Earth Day Town Cleanup, Make Mattapoisett Marvelous

Posted April 11th, 2017 in Event by Charles Radville

Spend part of Earth Day cleaning up our town on Saturday, April 22

Disposable gloves and trash bags will be provided.

Bring your own sturdy gloves if you can

Meet at Shipyard Park

9:30-10:00 Check-in/register/assign areas

10:00-1:00 Clean up assigned areas

1:00 Return to Shipyard Park for drinks and food

12:00-2:00 Coloring station

1:00-2:00 Face painting

2:00 Clean-up

April 6th, Buzzards Bay Coalition Land Stewardship Forum

Posted April 3rd, 2017 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Thursday April 6th, 9 a.m. to 12 noon,  Buzzards Bay Coalition Land Stewardship Forum, New Bedford

 Guest Speakers:

Theresa Sprague:Owner of BlueFlax Design- Fine Landscape Design with Nature in Mind

Using Grasslands to Manage Invasive Species


Sara Quintal:Restoration Ecologist, Buzzards Bay Coalition

Shrub Land Restoration at Burgess Point

 

 Philip Benjamin & Tom Farrell: State Licensed Foresters

Introduction to the Forester for the Birds Program

 

Round-Table Discussion:

Topic TBD

 Come join us in a morning of networking and discussion of stewardship challenges, solutions and strategieswith people who are directly involved in stewardship of conservation lands in Southeastern Massachusetts. The Forum is free.

 Location:

Buzzards Bay Center,  114 Front Street,  New Bedford, MA 02740

BBC/Southcoast Health Sunday Stroll, Munn Preserve

Posted March 30th, 2017 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Sunday April 2nd, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., get outside and take a Sunday Stroll with the Buzzards Bay Coalition and Southcoast Health on the trail at the  Mattapoisett Land Trust’s Munn Preserve in Mattapoisett. Sunday Strolls are led by a Southcoast Health medical professional and a Buzzards Bay Coalition outdoor educator. During these mid-morning walks, held one Sunday each month, you’ll get some fresh air and exercise while learning how to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle and explore the outdoors.

The Munn Preserve is at the end of Mattapoisett Neck Road before the stone gates to Antassawamock.

http://www.savebuzzardsbay.org/events/sunday-stroll-munn-preserve-apr-02-2017/

Video of Old Hammond Quarry

Posted March 15th, 2017 in Uncategorized by Charles Radville

Here’s a short video taken in the Quarry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-VNP6VDVyU

 

Carlolyn Foley named to dean’s list

Posted February 17th, 2017 in News by Charles Radville

Mattapoisett — Virginia Tech sophomore and Mattapoisett resident Carolyn Foley was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester.

Foley is studying human nutrition, foods and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must complete at least 12 credit hours graded on the A-F option and earn a 3.4 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the semester

Carolyn Foley was our Scholarship winner last year Sept 2015-January 2016