The Wellfleet Swap Shop is temporarily closed. But a group of volunteers will work together with the Town of Wellfleet to reopen it soon! NOTE: A Wellfleet dump sticker is required to access the Wellfleet Swap Shop. To volunteer at the Swap Shop, please click here (this links you to Volunteerspot.com -- an online volunteer network) Or if you prefer, call or write:
Health & Conservation Department Tel. 508 349 0309
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 8AM to 12PM (two volunteer shifts: 8-10 + 10-12 noon) This is the Swap Shop reopening day (if volunteer monitors are in place) PAST
TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014 8-10:30AM 12:30-3PM Swap Shop Work Day / Training Day TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 8AM to 12 Noon Swap Shop Cleanup TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 10AM Swap Shop volunteer training day 1 (Eastham Swap Shop volunteers visit the Wellfleet Swap Shop, give advice and share their 14+ years of experience)
MAY 17-24: WELLFLEET COMPOST WEEK All Events are Free and Open to the Public MAY 17, 9AM-12 Noon at Mid-Cape Home Centers, 30 Commercial Street, Wellfleet (rain or shine). DO-IT-YOURSELF WOOD PALLET COMPOSTER WORKSHOP Mid-Cape's Gary Haigh will show us how to build a compost bin out of wood pallets, and ecologist and gardener John Portnoy of Narrow Land Farm will describe the biological basics of composting. Hope to see you there!
MAY 22 from 5-7PM, at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street (rain or shine) COMPOSTING BASICS + Seedling Swap
Join us for a special presentation by horticulturalist Russell Norton of the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Russell will cover the basics of composting, options for composting in small spaces, and how to use compost in your yard and garden.
Please bring a seedling for our Seedling Swap. Compost and soil testing information will be available. (Rain or shine). MAY 24, 3-6PM COMPOST TOURS (town-wide) Learn about local composting from your Wellfleet neighbors. Visit all kinds of compost set-ups from wood pallet bins to composters made out of abandoned oyster grids. Please email Andrea Pluhar for details firstname.lastname@example.org
ANNUAL BEACH CLEANUP + community recycling event MAY 3, 2014 9AM to midday, Meet at MAYO BEACH Come volunteer!
Kick-off starts at 9AM with coffee, donuts, and beach assignments.
Please bring work gloves. Bags provided. Sponsored by the Wellfleet
Shellfish Advisory Board, MassAudubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary,
and the Wellfleet Recycling Committee. Special thanks to AmeriCorps Cape
Cod volunteers. 10AM to 1PM, TOWN HALL PARKING LOT A community recycling event -- 'Hands On Wellfleet: What washed ashore...' Come
help the Wellfleet Recycling Committee sort beach litter from the
Cleanup into recyclables and non-recyclables. Learn more about what can
and cannot be recycled at the Wellfleet Transfer Station, and then
admire your handiwork at the Town Hall parking lot. The visual impact of
the sorted litter will help raise awareness about the need for properly
handing trash and recyclables at the beach, on the water, and at home.
New 'Wellfleet Recycles' T-Shirts will be for sale. Snacks provided.
For more information please call Lydia Vivante at 508 349 6619