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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Lloyd Center Collaborates in Wade Institute for Science Education’s 2022 STEM Challenge: Extreme Zoo Makeover: A STEM Approach to Habitat Design

STEM Challenge

The Lloyd Center for the Environment is collaborating with the Wade Institute for Science and the Buttonwood Park Zoo in an inquiry-based engineering design: 2022 STEM Challenge, “Extreme Zoo Makeover: A STEM Approach to Habitat Design.” The Challenge includes an optional professional development workshop for educators, a curriculum guide, and a materials kit (kit for MA schools only).…

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Lloyd Center’s Music in the Woods Returns! – Saturday, September 24

Join us at the Lloyd Center for the Environment on Saturday, September 24 for the second Music in the Woods event, a free benefit for Lloyd Center members. Both Lloyd Center members and the general public are invited to enjoy a very musical afternoon on the Center’s trails and grounds of the Lloyd Center with…

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Lloyd Center 2nd Annual Music in the Woods

Music in the Woods

Join us at the Lloyd Center on Saturday, September 24 (rain date Sunday, September 25) for this free event for Lloyd Center Members! Member registration opens on Thursday, September 1. Tickets are available to the general public starting Thursday, September 8, at $40 per car. Enjoy live music along our trails with New Bedford Symphony…

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Music in the Woods Returns!

Join us at the Lloyd Center for the second Music in the Woods event, a free benefit for Lloyd Center Members. Both members and the general public are invited to enjoy a very musical afternoon on the Center’s trails and grounds. Date and details to be announced! Watch our website or Facebook page.  

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Clambake XXXVII – Thank you for your support!

Clambake 2022

Lloyd Center Clambake XXXVII, “37 Years of Celebrating Science and Education!” We thank our Volunteers, Patrons, Sponsors, and Auction Donors! As a result of your hard work and support, scientists, educators and naturalists of the Lloyd Center will continue to move ahead, in innovative and effective ways to challenge our children, and inspire our citizens…

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Lloyd Center Silent Auction Details! July 1 – 8!

Clambake 2022

The Lloyd Center’s Silent Auction will be online this year commencing on Friday, July 1st, and concluding on Friday, July 8th, at 9pm. Starting July 1st, view our auction at BiddingForGood.com, featuring exciting items from local artists, artisans, businesses, and individuals. Click here to view auction and to bid! Or scan the auction QR Code…

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Clambake XXXVII – Meals to Go & Silent Auction – It’s Here!

Clambake 2022

Order your meal today! The Lloyd Center for the Environment’s Clambake XXXVII – “37 Years of Celebrating Science and Education!” will take place on Friday, July 8, 2022. This Tuesday, July 5th, is the last day to purchase your meal(s). A tradition upon which so much depends, the Clambake helps to underwrite the costs of…

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Lloyd Center Welcomes New Board Members

On Thursday, April 28th, the Lloyd Center for the Environment hosted their Annual Meeting at the North Dartmouth Library where three new members were welcomed to the Board of Directors. In addition, the following board members were unanimously voted in as Officers at the Board Meeting that immediately followed the Annual Meeting: Otto W. Schleinkofer…

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Clambake XXXVII – Meals to Go & Silent Auction – In Just One Month!

2022 Clambake Beach Chairs

It’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 XXXVII – “37 Years of Celebrating Science and Education!” – Friday, July 8, 2022. Known as the unofficial “kick-off” of the South Coast’s summer season, Clambake XXXVII will take place…

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Phyfe Named Clambake XXXVII Steering Committee Chair

Winnie

The Lloyd Center is pleased to announce that Winifred “Winnie” Phyfe has been named the Committee Chair for Clambake XXXVII, “37 Years of Celebrating Science and Education!” Born in Johnson City, Tennessee, Winnie attended the Emma Willard School in Troy, New York, Sweet Briar College in Virginia, Katharine Gibb’s School in New York City and…

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Lloyd Center “Welcome Center” – Your Building as Workforce Training: Integrating Students into High Performance Projects

On February 28, Kathryn Duff, Founder & Director of studio2sustain, presented Your Building as Workforce Training: Integrating Students into High Performance Projects at the NESEA (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association) Conference: Building Energy 2022. NESEA is North America’s premier high-performance building conference. Ms. Duff presented the Lloyd Center “Welcome Center” project. Attendees learned how high-performance building…

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Owls Hoot, Skies Shine for Lloyd Center March Owl Prowls

by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate The Lloyd Center, on two evenings in March, held a Full Moon and Spring Equinox Owl Prowl. These outings offer a glimpse at popular celestial events, and encounters with elusive wildlife. This year the events were held on March 18 and 21 respectively, with back-to-back prowls ensuring two…

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Lloyd Center Annual Meeting – Thursday, April 28

The Lloyd Center for the Environment’s Annual Meeting will take place on April 28, 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. The meeting will be limited to an update of the Lloyd Center’s financial position given by Board Chair,…

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