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Ninth Annual Walk in Wellfleet
Above: Trace of the walk - Following the welcome, Pam Tice spoke about the history of the LeCount Hollow area, the Glider School and Cook's Camp. On the trail Bill noted the creation of Ocean View Drive and Old King's Highway, Denny spoke about the modernist house, Mary gave an account of her family's history in the area, Surfside Cottages and Bell Road. Dwight spoke about the Gauntlet Trail, the Rail Trail and Bike Path, Denny noted the recently acquired Clover Property. Pam recounted the history of South Wellfleet Center and Don commented on Blackfish Creek from an overlook along the power lines. On the return we stopped to admire the Carlson home for its architecture and setting and noted the Conservation Restriction on the back part of their pencil shaped property.
A great trip - join us again next September.
Mary Rogers, Dwight Estey, Pam Tice
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Annual Meeting Photos
Denny O'Connell, President Wellfleet Conservation Trust, addresses the attendees at the 31st Annual Meeting. In addition to the election of Deborah Freeman, Dennis O'Connell, Susan Quigley and Marcia Seeler and Mark Gabriele to new terms on the Board and a report on the financial status of the trust, Denny presented in some detail the activities of the Trust over the past year to include new property acquisitions and plans for the future acquisition of the "Link Lot" and the upcoming capital campaign.
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Dr. Neil Shubin, Robert R. Bensley Professor, Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago addresses the attendees. His presentation on "The Fish in Us" was warmly received by all.