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The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents Beginning Mushrooming with Wild Foods Foraging Guide, Rachel Goclawski Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 1pm. Mushrooming can be a fun and safe hobby if you know the guidelines. Get a solid background on what you need to get started on your mushrooming journey with an interactive visual presentation, and then go out on the Museum trail to find some beginner and novice-level mushrooms! Wear good walking footwear, insect repellent, and…Find out more »
Enjoy a fun evening of Orleans and Cape Cod history while viewing a private collection of antique local maps. View classic maps from the mid 1500’s to the late 1800’s by such famous Cartographers as Samuel de Champlain, William Bleau and George Walker. See early European views of the New World and how we viewed ourselves through this very interesting map collection centering on Orleans and Cape Cod. View close up some of the finest maps ever published over the…Find out more »
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster presents Pearlside Story: A Call for Citizen Science and the Value of Published Observations with Owen Nichols, Director of Marine Fisheries Research at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 1pm. Owen Nichols and his partner, researcher and environmental educator Tasia Blough, were walking on Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, MA when Tasia discovered a tiny, lifeless silver fish among the rocks and wrack line. She…Find out more »
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster hosts Sanctuary Live: Expedition to the Wreck of the Steamship Portland, Tuesday, September 17th and Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:30pm each day. Researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary will be broadcasting live to the public as they document the wreck of the paddle wheel Steamship Portland often labeled "the Titanic of New England." Scientists will be aboard the Research Vessel Connecticut using state-of-the-art imaging…Find out more »