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.

The 300 Committee Land Trust’s
2016 Speaker Series

Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries

Partnering with Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries

Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries

The talks are free and open to the public. Please join us!
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  Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7pm
Encounters with New England’s Most Imperiled Wildlife
Speaker: Todd McLeish, a Rhode Island-based science writer
Location: Falmouth Historical Society Education Center at Hallett Barn

Todd McLeish, a Rhode Island-based science writer, will introduce the remarkable lives of the rarest and most endangered wildlife in New England, from birds and beetles to whales and plants. Join him on an entertaining first-person journey as he tracks basking sharks, collects biopsy samples from humpback whales, investigates the nesting burrows of elusive seabirds and observes the metamorphosis of rare dragonflies.
   
  Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7pm
Turtles!
Speaker: Bob Prescott, Director of Wellfleet Audubon
Location: Falmouth Historical Society Education Center at Hallett Barn

The number of sea turtles that get stranded and cold-stunned in Cape Cod Bay has increased in recent years. Bob Prescott, Director of Wellfleet Audubon will discuss his organization’s role in gathering, caring for and releasing these turtles.
   
  Thursday, 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,
Location: Falmouth Historical Society Education Center at Hallett Barn

The massive land clearing effort at Crane has attracted the attention of many people in Falmouth and neighboring communities. Join us as we hear from John Scanlon, Habitat Program Leader for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife, as he discusses the efforts to identify, prioritize and administer habitat management and restoration operations designed to benefit rare and declining species across 200,000 acres of state wildlife lands.
   

 

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 7pm
The Bats among Us
Speaker: Luanne Johnson, wildlife biologist and Director of BiodiversityWorks
Location: Falmouth Historical Society Education Center at Hallett Barn

Luanne Johnson, wildlife biologist and Director of BiodiversityWorks, a Martha’s Vineyard wildlife conservation organization, will talk about bat species of the Cape & Islands, their biology, habitat needs and conservation.
   

 


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