SPABS Annual Meeting at Bourne Farm Annual Meeting!
Thursday, June 2, 2016
5:30pm at Bourne Farm
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SPABA Nature Explorations Outdoor Discoveries at Bourne Farm
Share the wonders of the outdoors! Children ages
4 and up. Registration required.
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SPABS Pumpkin Day at Bourne Farm Pumpkin Day at Bourne Farm
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Pick your own pumpkins, pony rides, hayrides, facepainting, bounce house, petting zoo, crafts and characters.

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Our Mission

The mission of Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries, Inc. is to protect and preserve Falmouth's open space wildlife habitat, historic buildings and to provide education through supporting the science fairs and holding classes.

Please Note

The Knob will be closed Thursday, 5/26/16 and Friday, 5/27/16 from 7:30am - 3:30pm for tree and trail work.


2016 Upcoming Events
SAVE THE DATE!     Annual Meeting

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Summer Fundraiser at Bourne Farm

  Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries - Falmouth, MA

Thursday, June 2, 2016
5:30 pm

Bourne Farm, 6 N. Falmouth Hwy.
N. Falmouth, MA
Guest Speaker:  Cynthia Wigren, the Director of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy

Annual Meeting discussion followed by wine and cheese. Click here for more information.

Inspired by Nature   Outdoor Discoveries
Inspired by Nature summer class

The Cape’s habitats impact science, technology, art, music, history—every part of our daily existence. This summer, your child will explore the many habitats found right here in Falmouth, and how they have influenced those who inhabit them. For young adults age 9-12.

Schedule & dates:
Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1, 2016

  Outdoor Discoveries Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries and Heritage Gardens and Museum

Looking for a fun, outdoor program for your kids this summer? Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries, Inc. and Cathy Henrich are partnering to offer hands-on activities, crafts, and games centered on the natural environment for children 4-8 years old and a one week program for children ages 8 & up!! Each program will take place at Bourne Farm, the perfect setting for discovering the outdoors!

Schedule & dates: Programs run from late June through August.

      Pumpkin Day

These Thursday talks are free and open to the public. Please join us at the Falmouth Historical Society’s Cultural Center!

  • February 4, 2016 at 7pm
    “Encounters with New England’s Most Imperiled Wildlife”
    Speaker: Todd McLeish, a Rhode Island-based science writer
  • March 3, 2016 at 7pm

    Speaker: Bob Prescott, Director of Wellfleet Audubon
  • April 7, 2016 at 7pm
    “Habitat Management at Frances Crane Wildlife Management Area & Beyond”
    Speaker: John Scanlon, Habitat Program Leader for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife
  • May 5, 2016 at 7pm
    “The Bats among Us”
    Speaker: Luanne Johnson, wildlife biologist and Director of BiodiversityWorks

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  Pumpkin Day Saturday, October 8, 2016
9:00 am- 3:00 pm
Rain or Shine
Pick your own pumpkins, pony rides, hayrides, facepainting, bounce house, petting zoo, crafts and characters. Lunch available and bake sale. Free admission and parking, ticket sales per activity.

This event is Rain or Shine. In case of inclement weather certain activities may be cancelled, however the Pumkin Patch and other activities that are unaffected by rain will remain open! Click here for more details.
  Bourne Farm Information     Consider Our Adopt a Trail Program
Bourne Farm Wedding Rental, Falmouth, MA, Cape Cod Bourne Farm is available for rent for social functions. The farmhouse, barn, and grounds provide a uniquely attractive setting for functions: weddings, parties, receptions, luncheons, and special meetings.
For information and to make arrangements:
Call Katey Taylor at 508-548-8484 or Email us.
  Adopt a Trail Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries If you would like to remember a special person in your life and show support for the conservation of our Falmouth environment, you may adopt a trail on one of Salt Pond's properties. Your contribution will help Salt Pond with the cost of maintaining that trail, and we will place a sign on the trail in honor of your special person or organization. Please contact the Salt Pond office for more information. Tel. 508-548-8484 or Email us.

Salt Pond Bird Area Sanctuaries
PO Box 535 • West Falmouth, Massachusetts 02574
Tel 508-548-8484 • Fax 508-548-8484 •