Lloyd Center 2nd Annual Holiday Oyster Sale!

The Lloyd Center for the Environment is 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 and/or gloves. Oysters are $25 per dozen and will keep well for up to 10 days…

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A Musical, Fun Day Was Had by All At the Lloyd Center!

On Sunday, September 26th, the Lloyd Center for the Environment held their Inaugural Music in the Woods event, a new free benefit for Lloyd Center Members. Both members, and the general public, came out to enjoy a very musical afternoon on the Center’s trails and grounds, and what a wonderful afternoon it was! In fact,…

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Calling all Middle and High School Teachers! – Join the Lloyd Center at the 2021 Massachusetts STEM Week: Hurricane Heroes! STEM Challenge

How can you empower your students to see themselves in STEM by putting their skills to the test to solve real-world problems that can occur due to extreme weather events? Engage your students in a unique experience that integrates science concepts and the engineering design process in an exciting way! Join the Wade Institute for…

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Lloyd Center’s Music In The Woods ~ What A Lineup! – September 25th

Music in the Woods

Enjoy a very musical afternoon on the grounds of the Lloyd Center for the Environment with musicians from the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra. Ethan Wood (violin), and Anna Griffis (viola), will play a collection of classical, tango, and Celtic tunes. Peter Zay (cello), and Travis Rapoza (violin), will perform a collection of classical and popular…

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Lloyd Center Clambake XXXVI – Thank You For Your Support!

Lloyd Center Clambake XXXVI, “36 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 Inaugural Music in the Woods on Saturday, September 25

Join us at the Lloyd Center on Saturday, September 25 (rain date Sunday, September 26) for this free event for Lloyd Center Members! Member registration is available now through Monday, August 16. Tickets are available to the general public starting Tuesday, August 17, at $30 per car. Enjoy live music along our trails with New…

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Lloyd Center Clambake XXXVI Silent Auction Ends Friday, July 9th!

The Lloyd Center’s Silent Auction began on July 1st and will conclude in just three days – July 9th at 9:00 p.m. View the auction featuring exciting items from local artists, artisans, businesses, and individuals,  at www.biddingforgood.com/lloydcenterXXXVI, or on your mobile phone at www.bforg.com/lloydcenterXXXVI. Register to bid at www.biddingforgood.com/auction/user/b4gregister.action. BID! Each winning bid helps provide hands-on science programming to thousands…

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LLOYD CENTER CLAMBAKE XXXVI -MEALS TO GO & SILENT AUCTION – IN JUST 1 MONTH!

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 XXXVI – “36 Years of Celebrating Science and Education!” – Friday, July 9, 2021. Known as the unofficial “kick-off” of the South Coast’s summer season, Clambake XXXVI will take place…

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HAVE YOU SAVED THE DATE? CLAMBAKE XXXVI – FRIDAY, JULY 9TH

The Lloyd Center for the Environment’s Clambake XXXVI – “36 years of Celebrating Science and Education!” will be held on Friday, July 9, 2021. Given the continuing health crisis, we will be offering both our well-received Meals to Go and the Silent Auction in online format once again. Details to follow! If you would like…

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WOODCOCK OF THE WALK: BIRDS SHOW OFF AT DARTMOUTH WILDLIFE AREA

by Kate Robinson, Dartmouth Week Anyone walking around overgrown fields at dusk this time of year may encounter a springtime marvel: the striking courtship flight display of the American woodcock. Woodcocks are small wading game birds that live in the eastern U.S. They may have the largest field of vision of any bird — 360…

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LLOYD CENTER APRIL VACATION WEEK ADVENTURES

Spend your vacation week discovering all the amazing things happening in spring! Children ages six to ten will engage in an exciting week of hands-on activities, experiments, games, crafts and trail walks. April Vacation Week Adventures will be lead by Lloyd Center educators who will take children through the Center’s ponds, woods, and fields, to…

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Winter Conditions Return for February Bird Walk Series

by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate As mentioned in recent waterfowl survey summaries, the last few winters have conjured images of global warming and climate change. Balmy temperatures and a green-brown, snow-less landscape have curtailed recreational activities, particularly for those that embrace traditional winter season and its snow cover. This season, winter finally returned…

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Show the Lloyd Center Your Local Loves!

Show Us Your “Local Loves”! The Lloyd Center encourages its members and patrons to support local restaurants and shops by donating gift certificates or products this February from their favorite local places to eat and shop. If you would like to support the Center as well as your “local favorite”, please mail your donation to…

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StoryWalk® at the Lloyd Center

During the pandemic the Lloyd Center has been looking for more ways to provide the community with safe nature experiences. We recently learned about the StoryWalk® Project. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library. This…

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Wednesday Bird Walks at the Lloyd Center

Are you an avid birder, just getting started, or a nature enthusiast in general? Stop by for this walk held Wednesday mornings on the Lloyd Center property which offers a rich variety of habitats and bird life year- round. We will focus on birds and follow the activity, but we will spend some time on…

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Lloyd Center Erosion Program

by Amanda Nowicki, Lloyd Center Educator/Naturalist The Lloyd Center for the Environment has been engaging students in the fascinating processes of weathering and erosion since 2017! The Erosion Program was originally developed in collaboration with teachers at Quinn Elementary School in Dartmouth, MA, in an effort to deliver hands-on activities to students that reinforce the…

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Landscaped Butterfly Garden Returns at Lloyd Center!

A big THANK YOU to Lloyd Center volunteer Jay Carvalho of Case Consulting!! The Lloyd Center staff is ecstatic and grateful for all the work that Jay performed at the Center last weekend. During external renovations to the Lloyd Center’s main building, the grounds and butterfly garden took a bit of a beating, leaving lots…

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Balmy Conditions Return for December 2020 Lloyd Center Winter Waterfowl Survey

by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate Lloyd Center staff and volunteers returned to coastal ponds and estuaries on Sunday, December 13th, for the first count of the 34th Annual Winter Waterfowl Survey of sites extending from Sakonnet Point in Little Compton, Rhode Island, to Padanaram in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The count was postponed a week…

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POP UP HOLIDAY OYSTER SALE!

POP UP HOLIDAY OYSTER SALE! at the Lloyd Center for the Environment The POP UP Holiday Oyster Sale has ended The Lloyd Center for the Environment is 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…

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Order Your Lloyd Center Ossie the Osprey Clothing Today!

Ossie the Osprey is the Lloyd Center for the Environment’s official mascot, affectionately known and loved by the Center’s Summer Program students. Now you can get your very own t-shirt, long sleeve t-shirt, or hoodie (available in three colors). These cozy tops also make wonderful gifts! Help lift the Lloyd Center’s budget with your purchase…

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A Unique School Year

by Amanda Nowicki, Lloyd Center Educator/Naturalist On Monday, October 5th, the Lloyd Center hosted its first After School Program, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. As both a mother of a child in a hybrid school setting and an educator at the Lloyd Center, I feel that this After School Program fills a niche that…

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