News & Events

We’re Celebrating ALL PBCB Volunteers!

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We are fortunate to have many volunteers with wide-ranging interests and expertise on our team. This month we are shining our Volunteer Spotlight on…ALL OF YOU! On a balmy mid-September evening, we threw a party to thank our many volunteers for their service to PBCB and our communities. All enjoyed a wonderful evening of food, drink, friendship […]

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PBCB Wows at the “Celebrate Our Waters” Festival–and Inspires a Local Writer!

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Orleans Pond Coalition held its annual “Celebrate Our Waters” festival on September 15-17, and PBCB played a starring role. During this weekend of free events and activities focused on the beauty of our waters, we were delighted to provide free sailing to 60 festival participants, many of whom had never sailed, been on Pleasant Bay, nor […]

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PBCB Family Members Sail in 470 Junior World Championships!

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PBCB’s Senior Sailing Program Featured in The Chronicle (with great photos!)

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The Chronicle Spotlights “The Last Bay Scallop?” and Interviews Director John Stanton

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PBCB Joins Orleans Pond Coalition Festival

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The Orleans Pond Coalition’s  “Celebrate Our Waters” Weekend Festival will be held September 15, 16 and 17. This weekend, filled with free events, centers on the beauty of our waters. Enjoy many activities and learn how to become a steward of our valuable natural resources. Choose from more than 50 activities for the whole family, including […]

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PBCB Presents “The Last Bay Scallop?” at Chatham Orpheum

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PBCB is proud to present the important and acclaimed film The Last Bay Scallop? that focuses on one of our areas’s most critical yet threatened natural resources: our scallop fisheries. At the Chatham Orpheum Theater on Saturday, September 9 at 10:00 am.

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Cape Cod Chronicle Highlights Floating Classroom Collaboration with FOPB, CCS, and PBCB

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The Friends of Pleasant Bay’s (FOPB) Floating Classroom project was recently featured in the Cape Cod Chronicle. Using an electric-powered 35-foot pontoon boat to teach marine and environmental education to local children, this project is a unique collaboration among FOPB, PBCB and the Center for Coastal Studies, whose professionals will help develop and teach marine and environmental education classes. […]

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PBCB Awarded Mass Maritime Trades Grant

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PBCB has received a Massachusetts Marine Trades (MMT) Educational Trust grant award. The MMT’s “Kids in Boats” Initiative is designed to introduce children to boating and get them on the water in a safe, smart manner. PBCB has amply demonstrated its commitment to this goal, and will be putting the grant money to hard work […]

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PBCB brings fun science to Brewster Conservation Day!

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PBCB joined 45 other exhibitors  at Brewster Conservation Day on July 8, informing and delighting the 800 event visitors.  Representing PBCB, Executive Director Charlie Sumner, Science Program Director Sarah Griscom, and Board members Lyndy Rogers and Suzy McDowell lent a hand at the exhibit which focused on fresh and salt water salinity levels. As always […]

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