Volunteer Spotlight at Wellfleet Bay
Wellfleet Bay is grateful for all the volunteers that help out at the wildlife sanctuary. Below are some of their stories.
It’s probably safe to say Nancy Rabke hasn’t met a conservation or science project she didn’t like. And she’s not afraid to take on the hardest jobs—from surveying horseshoe crabs at night or rescuing stranded sea turtles in the blustery cold. Learn More >
When Warren Mumford asked what volunteer work was available at Wellfleet Bay, "front desk" was the immediate reply. Warren’s front desk post led to becoming a trail naturalist and then a volunteer at the bird banding station, and he's loved every minute. Learn More >
Every year in late fall and early winter, 50 intrepid Wellfleet Bay volunteers walk miles upon miles along the beaches of Cape Cod, on foggy frigid days and dark icy nights, bundled up to endure the chill. Their goal—to save the lives of sea turtles. Learn More >
Mary Beth is a sophomore at UMass Amherst majoring in animal science. Mary Beth also uses a wheelchair, but it hasn’t stopped her from working as a volunteer naturalist who recently expanded her teaching territory outdoors to the all-access portion of the Goose Pond Trail. Learn More >