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…Read More
Lloyd Center Wildlife Adapts to Drought Conditions
by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate As late summer rolls in, the “dog days” end, and we divert our attention away from the beach; we observe an interior landscape in flux. Birds are migrating while insects are jumping between plants or flowers. Some birds have messy plumages in mid-molt (including our screech owl) and…Read More
Lloyd Center 2nd Annual 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…Read More
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.Read More
New Bedford’s Piping Plover Pair Fledges One Chick
by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate As the Lloyd Center wraps up its 36th annual Piping Plover season and the 5th consecutive season working a series of small contracts at local sites, we can report victories and defeats as with every nesting season, and new inroads. A major story state-wide is the return of…Read More
Clambake XXXVII – Thank you for your support!
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…Read More
Online Auction Sneak Peak – View at the Dartmouth Cultural Center
WE HAVE ART! Artwork will be on display at the Dartmouth Cultural Center located at 404 Elm St in Dartmouth from 11 am – 3 pm on June 30, July 1, July 2, July 7, and July 8. Stop by and take a look!Read More
Lloyd Center Silent Auction Details! July 1 – 8!
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…Read More
Clambake XXXVII – Meals to Go & Silent Auction – It’s Here!
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…Read More
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…Read More
Few Pairs, Big Hurdles – Lloyd Center Shorebird Nesting Mid-Season Update
by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate Recent Lloyd Center plover seasons have featured lower numbers of birds, with only West Island carrying any notable abundance of pairs over the last five seasons. These plover seasons occurring on local municipal or private beaches have been less about numbers, and more about the challenges faced with…Read More
Dharma Voyage Returns to the Lloyd Center
by Ben Booth of Dharma Voyage Dharma Voyage is looking forward to running another Coastal Rowing program in collaboration with the Lloyd Center this summer. We were very excited about our inaugural season running from the Lloyd Center dock last year, and celebrated many accomplishments. We had a group of novice youth take their first…Read More
Clambake XXXVII – Meals to Go & Silent Auction – In Just One 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 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…Read More
Summer is Just Around the Corner, Have You Signed Your Children Up for an Exciting Summer Outdoors!
Our Coastal Studies Summer Programs are filling up quickly. Reserve your spot before it’s too late! Animal collection, habitat investigations, and creature observation, are just a few of the activities offered through the 2022 Summer Programs. In its 41st season, the Lloyd Center’s Summer Programs are designed to give motivated students (ages 9 to 12)…Read More
Lloyd Center’s 36th Annual Shorebird Nesting Season Underway
by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate The weather pattern this spring has been one of extremes. Many consecutive days of cold north winds made the beach an afterthought, and had some piping plovers waiting out their egg laying. In any season, there are often early nests, then a later wave, with the cold just…Read More
Timberdoodle Walk Caps March Bird Outings
by Jamie Bogart, Lloyd Center Research Associate Each year on the last Tuesday of March, a time of transition when the woods are still quiet of songbirds but other species may be active and visible, we venture out to open landscape used by the American Woodcock, a shorebird that evolved an inland habit and which…Read More
Phyfe Named Clambake XXXVII Steering Committee Chair
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…Read More
Save the Date! Clambake XXXVII, “37 Years of Celebrating Science and Education!”
Lloyd Center for the Environment’s Clambake XXXVII will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022. This year, we will be offering both our well-received Meals to Go, and the Silent Auction in online format. We look forward to partnering with several local restaurants. Dining information coming soon! “This year, our Meals to Go will feature both lunch…Read More
Lloyd Center’s Impact on Interns! … and Internship Opportunities
“I hope my story is one that you’ll be able to preach for the importance of the Lloyd Center’s mission!” The rewards are great in hearing how the Lloyd Center has made such a wonderful impact on a past student and intern! Hi all at the Lloyd Center for the Environment, With so much time well…Read More
Lloyd Center’s Coastal Studies Summer Programs are here and filling up fast!
Animal collection, habitat investigations, and creature observation, are just a few of the activities offered through the 2022 Summer Programs. In its 41st season, the Lloyd Center’s Summer Programs are designed to give motivated students (ages 9 to 12) an opportunity to explore different aspects of environmental science. All sessions include field study, laboratory work,…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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,…Read More
Blizzard and Arctic Chill Both Factors in Lloyd Center February Waterfowl Survey
To close out the 35th annual winter waterfowl survey, Lloyd Center staff and volunteers ventured out in single digit temperatures on Sunday, February 6, to survey the estuaries and coastal ponds, from Sakonnet Point in RI, to Padanaram Harbor in MA. High ice coverage and tides made for conditions highly comparable to a year ago,…Read More
Become a Lloyd Center Member or Renew Your Membership Today!
The Lloyd Center for the Environment is a local treasure with an exceptional estuary on the Slocum River, breath-taking views, and over five miles of unique hiking trails. Your membership support allows us to offer access to our grounds and future exhibits at no charge to the public. We are asking you to join or…Read More