Join Orenda Wildlife Land Trust for First Day Hikes Cape Cod, 2023!

Join Orenda Wildlife Land Trust on Sunday, January 1st, as we kick off the new year with First Day Hikes Cape Cod, for a turtle-riffic walk-and-talk at our Margaret Wyman Turtle Sanctuary! We will trace the slow-but-steady steps of diamondback terrapins, while we highlight the efforts of local wildlife organizations to protect the well-being of…

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Give the Gift of Nature on Giving Tuesday!

When you support Orenda Wildlife Land Trust, you are directly supporting critical initiatives that preserve land and protect wildlife! Tuesday, November 29th is Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity that is more vital to our planet now than ever before… This #GivingTuesday, please consider supporting Orenda! There are many ways you can help us…

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Give the Gift of Nature: Support Orenda, Save Wildlife!

When you give to Orenda, you are directly supporting critical initiatives that preserve land and protect wildlife! Click on our case for support below to learn about the impact we’re making locally in our communities, and how we’re contributing to a global ripple effect as part of a growing coalition of individuals and organizations committed…

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Terrapin Turtle Protection Program 2022 Summary

Orenda Wildlife Land Trust is pleased to present the summary of our 2022 Diamondback Terrapin protection program. Our volunteer initiatives were conducted at our Turtle Garden sanctuary in West Barnstable, where Diamondback Terrapins have been nesting in large numbers for years. Terrapins are listed as “threatened” in Massachusetts due to various factors including over-harvesting in…

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Celebrating World Ranger Day

World Ranger Day is observed worldwide on July 31st to celebrate the work Rangers do to protect Mother Earth’s natural treasures and cultural heritage. World Ranger Day is also a time to remember the many rangers who have been injured or killed in the line of duty while protecting national and state parks. Today, Orenda…

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Brewster Conservation Day: A Huge Success!

Orenda Wildlife Land Trust was honored to be a part of Brewster Conservation Day, 2022, on Saturday, July 9th at Drummer Boy Park, in Brewster, MA. With over 600 people on site, attendees had the opportunity to visit 30 unique presentations and interactive exhibits relating to conservation and environmental protection. This year’s special exhibit, “Water…

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Orenda Welcomes Johnny Robinson, Land Steward!

We are so pleased to welcome our new Land Steward, Johnny Robinson… Johnny Harlow Robinson was born and raised on Cape Cod, and was instilled with a love of nature by his parents, Mark and April. Prior to joining Orenda, Johnny worked with the Brewster Conservation Trust as a stewardship intern, the Siuslaw National Forest…

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Turtle Protection Team Training Rain Date

It’s Nesting Season and the Turtles Need You! *Please note that due to the rain, the training has been postponed to Sunday, July 3rd at 1 PM. Orenda Wildlife Land Trust is seeking your help protecting Diamondback Terrapins at our “Turtle Garden” located on one of our sanctuaries in West Barnstable, where they have been…

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Join us for our Turtle Protection Team Training on Saturday, July 2nd!

It’s Nesting Season and the Turtles Need You! Orenda Wildlife Land Trust is seeking your help protecting Diamondback Terrapins at our “Turtle Garden” located on one of our sanctuaries in West Barnstable, where they have been nesting in large numbers for years. Terrapins are listed as “threatened” in Massachusetts due to various factors including over-harvesting…

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