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Spring Story Hour “Wildly” Successful!

We were delighted to have over 30 attendees at our “Wild and Playful” story hour on May 19th, which featured wildlife stories presented in both…

In Service of Our Land and Wildlife: Collaborating with AmeriCorps Cape Cod

Last month, we had the opportunity to collaborate with AmeriCorps Cape Cod not once, but twice, on two successful environmental service days! On Saturday, April…

This Earth Day, Join Orenda by Investing In Our Planet!

Earth Day serves as a time for people around the world to celebrate our planet and renew our commitment to its future. As the effects…

Join us For Our “Wild and Playful” Story Time! A hora de leitura selvagem e divertida!

Our Spring story time will feature wildlife stories presented in both English and Portuguese, and will provide for the opportunity to meet the New England…

Terrapin Turtle Protection Team: Upcoming Volunteer Trainings

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…

In Honor of Edward A. Makuta

Edward Makuta, 82, of Brewster, MA, passed away on March 25th, 2023 at the McCarthy Care Center in East Sandwich. A nature lover and longtime…

Terrapin Turtle Protection Program Update

With the recent fluctuation in temperature, we set out to check in on the DIAMONDBACK TERRAPINS, who inhabit our Margaret Wyman Sanctuary in West Barnstable…

We’re Fundraising For Wildlife Cameras!

We’re raising money to acquire WILDLIFE CAMERAS so that we can get to know the animals that live on the land we protect! Motion-triggered wildlife…

On the Brink of a Mink!

While we didn’t encounter any groundhogs this week, one of our staff members found himself engaging in a friendly game of hide-and-seek with a MINK!…

Helping Wildlife in Winter: We Can All Do Our Part

When the weather turns cold and the harsh winds can be heard howling, you can be sure that we’re thinking about the local wildlife here,…

Kicking Off The Year With First Day Hikes, 2023!

We were so fortunate to kick off 2023 with an incredible group of outdoor enthusiasts for our First Day Hikes Cape Cod event! Gathering at…

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…