4th Annual Holiday Oyster Sale at the Lloyd Center, Wednesday, December 20th!

The Lloyd Center for the Environment is, once again, offering Fresh Cuttyhunk Oysters from Cuttyhunk Shellfish Farms! A wonderful holiday tradition to benefit the Lloyd Center’s education programs. Supporters can order fresh oysters by the dozen, as well as shucking knives. Oysters are $30 per dozen and will keep well for up to 10 days under…

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Waterbirds Highlight Lloyd Center Wednesday Bird Walks

by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate Since the Lloyd Center Wednesday Bird Walks began a couple of years back, they’ve been timed around the spring and fall warbler migration, winter “irruptive” feeder species, and wintering waterfowl. With the exception of Ospreys, for which we have platforms, beach and salt marsh species which nest off…

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Lloyd Center’s Third Annual Music in the Woods – Saturday, October 7

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS TODAY!   The Lloyd Center for the Environment’s Third Annual Music in the Woods is a free benefit for Lloyd Center members.   And this year, we are giving a FREE FAMILY MEMBERSHIP (valid for six months) to non-members that reserve a ticket. Tickets for non-members are $50 per carload. Lloyd Center…

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Lloyd Center Wednesday Bird Walks Are Back September 6th!

The Lloyd Center 82-acre property offers a diverse assemblage of bird habitats year-round for breeding birds, including species passing through on migrations, permanent residents, and even the occasional rarity. A diverse, predominantly oak-hickory forest also has its share of evergreens, dense undergrowth and “snag” (standing dead tree) habitat, which ensures a varied food source and…

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Lloyd Center – Cold Brew & Construction – Drop-in Events!

We hope you will join us to visit especially the unique, innovative components of the 105% energy rejuvenating Welcome Center, the preliminary construction and plans for the main building, the campus upgrades, and the new Teaching Pavilion. This will also be an opportunity to ask the variety of questions that surround our projects. The Drop-in…

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Lloyd Center’s Not Your Average Clambake XXXVIII – Details and Tickets!

Reserve your ticket today! Join us for Clambake XXXVIII, “38 years of Celebrating Science & Education!” at Buzzards Bay Brewing in Westport on Sunday, July 16, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. with dining, live music, dancing, lawn games and auction artwork on display! Dining – Gnarly Vines, The Oxcart, and Tacofied Food Trucks will be…

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Lloyd Center – Cold Brew & Construction!

We hope you will join us to visit especially the unique, innovative components of the 105% energy rejuvenating Welcome Center, the preliminary construction and plans for the main building, the campus upgrades, and the new Teaching Pavilion. This will also be an opportunity to ask the variety of questions that surround our projects. The Cold…

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Lloyd Center Work Day Volunteers – Thank You!

We would like to thank Amanda Heck, Robert Bernert, Bettina Borders & Victor Mailey for donating their time to ready our trails and gardens for the summer season. Come visit the Center’s Hardscrabble Nature Preserve from dawn to dusk, free of charge!

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Lloyd Center – Cold Brew & Construction!

We are excited to share and celebrate the facilities achievements of Transforming A Legacy, the Lloyd Center’s multi-year Capital Campaign.  In 2015, Eric A. Braitmayer and Peter L. Macdonald, co-chairs of the campaign, wrote, If the Lloyd Center for the Environment is to continue to transform not only lives, but also the futures of our…

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Not Your Average Clambake XXXVIII – Sunday, July 16

Reserve your ticket today!    Join us for Clambake XXXVIII, “38 years of Celebrating Science & Education!” at Buzzards Bay Brewing in Westport on Sunday, July 16, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. with dining, live music, dancing, lawn games and auction artwork on display! Dining – Gnarly Vines, The Oxcart, and Tacofied Food Trucks will…

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Integrating Technology-Based Modeling with Environmental Education

At the Dartmouth Cultural Center – Thursday, June 1st The session will start with a talk about the importance of environmental education centers such as Lloyd Center for the Environment and their programs impact on students’ understanding of various environmental topics. The talk will also highlight the importance and ways of integrating technology-based modeling while…

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Save the Date! Not Your Average Clambake XXXVIII – Sunday, July 16th

Save the Date!  Join us for Clambake XXXVIII, “38 years of Celebrating Science & Education!” as we return to an in-person event, while maintaining our popular online auction. This summer’s event will be very different – starting with the location, date, and time! This year, the event will take place on Sunday, July 16, 2023,…

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Lloyd Center Annual Meeting – Thursday, April 27

Coastal Ecology

The Lloyd Center for the Environment’s Annual Meeting will take place on April 27, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., in the community room of the Dartmouth Public Library – North Branch, located at 211 Cross Road. Lloyd Center Executive Director Rachel Stronach will present an overview of the Center for the past year. Featured…

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Lloyd Center – Not Your Average Clambake XXXVIII – Save the Date!  

Stay tuned for Clambake XXXVIII – Celebrating Science & Education! as we return to an in-person event, while maintaining our popular online auction. This summer’s event will be very different – starting with the location, date and time! This year, the event will take place on Sunday, July 16, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.…

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Lloyd Center Holiday Oyster Sale Brings in Funds for Education Programs

On Wednesday, December 21, the Lloyd Center hosted its 2nd Annual Holiday Oyster Sale. A big thank you to Seth Garfield of Cuttyhunk Shellfish Farms for providing the delicious oysters! Oyster lovers were able to order fresh oysters ahead of time and pick them up at the Center. A veteran and retired teacher, Garfield thrives…

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 Lloyd Center 32nd Annual New Year’s Day Beach Walk – Sunday, January 1

Looking for fresh air, exercise or to learn more about the natural world around you?  If so, this is the perfect trip for you! Join Research Associate, Jamie Bogart, for the 32nd Annual Lloyd Center tradition and celebrate the New Year with a peaceful walk on Gooseberry Neck beach. Focusing on coastal ecology and bird…

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Lloyd Center 32nd Annual New Year’s Day Beach Walk – Sunday, January 1

Looking for fresh air, exercise or to learn more about the natural world around you?  If so, this is the perfect trip for you! Join Research Associate, Jamie Bogart, for the 32nd Annual Lloyd Center tradition and celebrate the New Year with a peaceful walk on Gooseberry Neck beach. Focusing on coastal ecology and bird…

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Lloyd Center Embarks on 36th Annual Winter Waterfowl Survey

by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate Each year the fall migration brings a myriad of bird life to our region, including waterfowl that rely upon healthy embayments as an overwintering food source. By early December, our estuaries and coastal ponds have become active with Canada Geese, American Black Ducks, and Bufflehead, to name just…

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Lloyd Center Speaker Series to Begin on November 16

Coastal Ecology

The Lloyd Center for the Environment will begin a new speaker series on November 16 at the Southworth Library located at 732 Dartmouth Street in Dartmouth. The first of the series, “Public Outreach as an Important Tool for Science and Conservation” will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm and will…

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Wednesday Bird Walks Return to the Lloyd Center

Wednesday Bird Walks are returning to the Lloyd Center property, which offers a diversity of habitats that attract birds year-round. Oak-hickory forest, cedars and hollies, red maple swamp, vernal pools, estuary, salt marsh, and a bird feeding station, all host species of songbirds, raptors, waterfowl and shorebirds, depending upon the season. This series covers fall…

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A Fun Day at the Lloyd Center’s Music in the Woods!

Music in the Woods

What a beautiful day it was this past Saturday, celebrating the Lloyd Center for the Environment’s second Music in the Woods event. Both Lloyd Center members and the general public came out to enjoy another musical day on the Center’s trails and grounds.   Family and friends gathered together to enjoy a very musical afternoon…

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