Wellfleet Conservation Trust is an IRS approved non-profit organization established in 1984 to assist and promote the preservation of natural resources and rural character of the town of Wellfleet. Its mission is to conserve land in its natural state in perpetuity for enjoyment by current and future generations.

Please contact us for further information about the Trust and learn how you can become involved.

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Upcoming events

  • Mon, Oct 14, 9 am; CoastSweep; Mayo Beach, Wellfleet; every fall, thousands of people in Massachusetts volunteer for the statewide beach cleanup sponsored by the Office of Coastal Zone Management; through the International Coastal Cleanup, volunteers all over the world collect marine debris—trash, fishing line, and any other human-made items—categorize and tally what they find; the information is used to discover marine debris sources and find solutions; join a team to clean an area of Wellfleet Harbor; all materials provided, but you may wish to bring gloves and a reusable water bottle; ~2-3 hours; further information: 508-349-2162; details here.
  • Wed, Oct 16, 7 am; Rt 6 Highway Cleanup of a two+ mile stretch of Route 6; meet at the S. Wellfleet Post Office on the third Wed of each month, Apr-Nov; contact info@wellfleetconservationtrust.org.
  • Sat, Oct 26, 90 am-noon; Wellfleet, National Seashore; Guided History Walk: From the Praying Indians of the Lower Cape to King Philip’s War of 1675; $20 fee; ~1 mile; directions with your reservation confirmation email; details and registration here.
  • Sat, Nov 2, 8:30 am–1:30 pm, Wellfleet Elementary School; 17th Annual State of Wellfleet Harbor Conference; this annual conference focuses on distributing information about current research and monitoring projects related to Wellfleet Harbor; free and open to the public; no registration required.
  • Wed, Apr 22, WCT Earth Day.