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.

Why Support our Annual Appeal?

Annual Appeal

  • Up to 24,000 contact hours through in-school and field study programs for up to 15,000 students from 50 different school systems.
  • Professional development for up to 100 teachers through a variety of workshops and programs.
  • Free access to our 82-acre property for approximately 25,000 visitors from almost 40 states and more than a dozen different countries.
  • Very low cost environmental programs (ranging from estuary explorations to canoe trips to tot walks) for participants of all ages throughout the year.
  • Professional research and environmental monitoring which over the years has documented 1,254 species in the Westport and Slocum River watersheds and achieved more than 30 surveys of state-listed endangered species.

Whatever you can do to support our annual Operations will be meaningful and appreciated.   Please join our team!… 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.