To ensure that everyone can enjoy our coastal resources, the Lloyd Center charges no entrance fee to the building or grounds. We invite you to hike our trails, visit our exhibits, become a member, volunteer, and participate in our many education, research and outreach programs.

Summer 2016 Internships

Summer 2016 InternshipsJoin the Lloyd Center for an exciting summer outdoors! Summer 2016 internships now available in Education and Research.

Work with Lloyd Center staff monitoring an endangered species, the piping plover. Each season plover staff install symbolic fencing to protect nesting areas from public disturbance, and install predator exclosures around nests to prevent avian and mammalian predators from eating eggs. Monitoring to detect events throughout the season is critical, with staff observing every adult, egg, and chick from April to August.

Education internships involve teaching Summer Programs,which are designed to give motivated students an opportunity to explore different aspects of environmental science… read more

About The Lloyd Center


The Lloyd Center serves individuals, agencies, and organizations in southeastern New England – Rhode Island to Boston to Cape Cod. It is the only area organization focused on educating the public about coastal and watershed issues, and conducting research on coastal ecosystems and endangered species.

The Center cooperates on a broader level in coastal, environmental, and educational programming throughout New England, nationally and internationally.

Our school-based activities further expand our reach to urban audiences. A scholarship program also provides space for ten urban New Bedford students in our Summer Program.  Learn more about Our History

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Lloyd Center Canoe Trips
Take your dog for a wonderful walk around the Lloyd Center!

Please note: we are firmly committed to protecting all private information and data relating to our members and supporters.

This organization is funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and by the Motorola Solutions Foundation.