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Habitat Conservation & Management

Geology, climate, natural forces, and human activity have converged to support a variety of ecological areas familiar to all of us, such as valuable coastal and wetland resources. The coastal beaches, coastal dunes, coastal banks and salt marshes play a crucial more.


Stewardship of the natural resources for the harbor and surrounding habitats involves inventory, monitoring, and research of natural systems; habitat conservation, management, and restoration; interpretation and education; and more.


We are all called to be stewards of the local diverse—and fragile—natural resources. While the work of the Trust and other organizations is vital, our visiting public must also share some of the responsibility of protecting these more.


The success of our work in ecological resource protection often depends on strong collaborative partnerships with other conservation organizations, government agencies, researchers, and more.


As the seasons progress, we hope to bring you new and varied images of Quissett Harbor and its environs.  Use the links below to start your photo exploration.

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2013 - 2014 Annual Report


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Fall 2014 Newsletter 

The Quissett Harbor Preservation Trust is a not-for-profit environmental organization created to preserve, maintain, protect and enhance the natural environment and related ecosystems of the Quissett Harbor area and to take action to recognize and minimize threats to the overall health of the area. 

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Become a Member or renew your existing membership.


Events 2014
  • Harbor and Beach Clean-up: Saturday, June 21, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Meet at the Harbor House.
  • Annual Meeting of Members: Saturday, June 28, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. inside the Harbor House.
  • Wheeler Lecture: Thursday, July 17, 6:00 p.m., at the National Academy Jonsson Center. “Restoring Falmouth’s Impaired Estuaries,” presented by Eric Turkington, Chairman of the town’s Water Quality Management Committee

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