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.

Clambake XXIX

Clambake XXIXIt’s time to mark your calendar and secure your ticket to one of the summer’s most popular events, the Lloyd Center for the Environment’s CLAMBAKE XXIX, known locally as “Simply, the best!”.

Festivities will begin at 6 o’clock on the evening of Friday, July 11, by the side of the sea at Demarest Lloyd State Park in Dartmouth. Hors d’oeuvres and chowder will be served at 6:30 p.m., and a traditional full lobster dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. With a limited number of seats available, advance reservations are an absolute must.

Those who have attended this event in the past, know it to be the unofficial “kick-off” of the South Coast’s summer season, with its glorious sea-side setting, complete New England boiled-lobster “clambake” dinner, top-shelf open bar, extraordinary silent auction and dancing to the strains of ‘Men in Black’, a fun, high energy, six piece band with powerhouse male and female vocals... [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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This organization is funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, and by the Motorola Solutions Foundation.