Friends of the Waquoit Bay Reserve
The Friends of the Waquoit Bay Reserve is the non-profit Friends Group of the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Their mission is to support the research, education and stewardship programs of the Reserve. The Friends’ provide volunteer, communication, and financial assistance to the Reserve and its staff. While helping with the Reserve’s many programs, members make new friends, have fun, and make an important contribution to our community.
We couldn’t do what we do without the tremendous support by our volunteers, and financial contributions to support our programs.
Volunteer Projects & Partnerships
Eagle Scout – Troup 38
Dalton Watring, Troupe 38 of North Falmouth recently completed his Eagle Scout community service project at South Cape Beach State Park. Dalton and his group of volunteers built and installed an informational kiosk at the head of the Dead Neck Trail in the Bayberry Parking lot. This kiosk will serve as in information hub for park visitors, walkers and scientists visiting the state park. In addition to building the kiosk the team did some landscaping, added native plantings, and light trail maintenance.
Thank you to Mid-Cape Home Centers who generously supported Dalton’s project with their donation of all building materials. Bourne Enterprise Article
This spring, the Reserve, Duck Unlimited and the Friends of the Waquoit Bay Reserve partnered to clean up Callie’s Beach and woodlands at South Cape Beach State Park. The local Falmouth Chapter of Ducks Unlimited took the lead in spearheading this event which drew volunteers from all over Massachusetts!