Pick Your Own Cranberries and discover the Mattapoisett River Reserve during a Bay Adventure on Saturday, October 12, at 9:00 am. Nothing says fall in the Buzzards Bay watershed quite like the annual cranberry harvest. Come pick your own fresh, local cranberries at the Coalition’s Mattapoisett River Reserve on Acushnet Road, where 50 acres of wild cranberries grow in retired bogs. Coalition staff will talk about the history and ecological importance of the property, which has been protected forever to preserve its natural features. Cost: Free, with pre-registration requested. For more information and to RSVP, contact Alicia Pimental at Pimental@savebuzzardsbay.org or 508-999-6363 ext. 224.
Learn how to quahog during a free, family-friendly event on Monday, October 14, 10:30 am in Wareham. Learn how to harvest your own quahogs with the Buzzards Bay Coalition during a free event. Coalition educators and representatives from the town of Wareham will teach participants the basics of local quahogging – what you need, how to do it, and where to go. This will be a fun and educational event for the whole family. Equipment, including waders and rakes, will be available. The event will take place at Sunset Cove, along West Boulevard in Onset village, Wareham. Pre-registration is required for this program. For more information and to RSVP, contact Colleen Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-999-6363 ext. 223.