Join Krill Carson, Marine Biologist and President of NECWA, for a kids presentation on the different sharks found in our New England waters. This family presentation will include a short PPT presentation and hands-on activities, including NECWA's popular "Make Your Own Shark Tooth Necklace" where kids of all ages create their own necklace that includes a fossil shark tooth and colorful beads. We will also provide our basking shark paper-cut out activity for young adults.
Join us for this creative fundraiser as Robyn Iarrobino, Artist and Owner of Blue Anchor Studio, leads us through the process of making a one-of-a-kind seascape window pane. Display your window pane creation in your home or give it away as a gift. Blue Anchor Studio provides all the materials necessary to make your seascape creation, including window pane, beach shells, sea stars, beach stones, etc. Click HERE to register for this event. Seating is limited to don't wait.
Join NECWA for a wonderful conference on birds sponsored by Mass Audubon. NECWA will be one of the vendors at this event and we will be chatting-up our community sighting networks for basking sharks, ocean sunfish and diamondback terrapins. We will also have information about Mass Audubon's Sea Turtle Sighting Networks for live and stranded animals. Stop by the NECWA table to pick-up sighting key tags and other educational information, and purchase some NECWA merchandise to support our efforts. Click HERE to learn more about this event.
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary will once again be hosting their amazing Cape Cod Natural History Conference at the Cape Cod Community College. NECWA will be presenting a poster on our new program called "Team Mola" which is a collaboration with Mass Audubon at Wellfleet Bay and their volunteers. Stop by NECWA's informational tables to pick-up information about our Basking Shark and Ocean Sunfish Sighting Project (www.nebshark.org) as well as Wellfleet Bay's Sea Turtle Sighting Network. Join us for a wonderful conference focused on the unique terrestrial and marine wildlife of Cape Cod. To learn more or to register for this event, click HERE.
NECWA will have a booth at the annual New England Saltwater Fishing Show. We will be chatting up our New England Basking Shark and Ocean Sunfish Sighting Project at www.nebshark.org as well as our Diamondback Terrapin Sighting Project. You can pick-up our free sighting key tags for these projects as well as for Mass Audubon's Sea Turtle Sighting Network. Sunday is Family Day and all woman and kids are free. Click HERE to go to the New England Saltwater Fishing Show's website.
NECWA will have a booth at the Mass Bass Fishing Show. Come see us and learn about our Basking Shark and Ocean Sunfish Sighting Project at www.nebshark.org, a community-sighting network for these 2 large coastal pelagic fish. Pick-up your free sighting material and purchase canvas bags, stuffed toys, t-shirts and sweatshirts to support this community effort.
NECWA will once again have a booth at the 6th annual Herring Run Festival in Middleboro. Stop by our tent and test your knowledge by trying our "How Long till its Gone" marine debris activity. Pick-up free educational material and check out our neat marine artifacts on display, such as whale baleen, whale bones, shark jaws, etc. Get a marine animal glitter tattoo or purchase our Run Herring Run t-shirt to support our efforts to protect herring, a very important prey species for many marine animals like whales and marine fish.
Join NECWA for our annual spring offshore excursion to view the unique coastal marine wildlife off Cape Cod. This spring we are trying something new. We will be departing from Harwich Port aboard the Yankee II owned and operated by the Yankee II Deep Sea Fishing Co. As we leave Harwich Port, we will head south through Nantucket Sound and around the tip of Monomoy to waters off Chatham, MA. Our mission is to view and document the seabirds, whales, seals, sharks and the other marine wildlife in these areas. Guest naturalist include Wayne Petersen, David Clapp, Thomas Robben and the NECWA crew. Pre-register now through May 11th for lower priced tickets (adults are $110 and students are $100 until May 11, 2019) Click HERE to go to our Constant Contact Event Site.
All fundraising events help support our programs that incorporate educational outreach, research, and conservation activities. Each donation helps NECWA purchase the equipment and supplies needed to support our many projects and activities. NECWA is an all-volunteer nonprofit and this allows 100% of all donations to go back into the work that we do on behalf of coastal marine wildlife.