Celebrate Wildlife At Free, Family-Friendly Festival On Sept. 11

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The Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative is celebrating its 10th annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, 345 Bone Hill Road, Barnstable.

The festival showcases local environmental groups dedicated to Cape Cod wildlife and habitats.

The Cape Cod Wildlife Festival will feature exhibits, information, and fun, educational activities from collaborative members including Barnstable Clean Water Coalition, Cape Wildlife Center, Center for Coastal Studies, Mass Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, National Marine Life Center, Orenda Wildlife Land Trust, Whale & Dolphin Conservation and Wild Care.

Bethany Jakubson of Amazing Animal Ambassadors will present live animal education presentations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Other exhibitors include the Barnstable Department of Natural Resources and Books By the Sea of Centerville, who  present booksignings by local authors Joanne Evans, Gil Newton, Margaret Moncy and Consi Berghausen.

The festival will also feature food and refreshments from Cape Cod Donuts, Lewis Brothers Solar Ice Cream, and John’s Dogs and food trucks, with live music provided by Just Another Guru.

Special door prizes will be given to winners will be randomly chosen each hour. Door prizes will include t-shirts, whale adoptions, behind-the-scenes tours, guided trail walks and more, provided by member organizations.

Attendees are encouraged to mask up and multiple hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout.

The festival is free, but donations are welcome.

For further information, contact Sabrina Braunlich at sabrina.braunlich@whales.org or at 508-746-2522. Visit the collaborative’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CapeCodWildlifeCollaborative for more details on the Cape Cod Wildlife Festival.

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