Thanks to a generous $10,000 challenge grant from an anonymous donor, Friends funds will focus Park efforts on improvements to five of our beloved ponds:
Critical improvements to maintain the health of these ponds include removing hazardous trees, controlling access points, installing fencing, and planting native shrubs and biodegradable jute netting to restore shoreline vegetation.
Before and After Images of Truro's Great Pond
(photo courtesy of the National Park Service)
Our $10,000 challenge grant means that we must raise an additional $10,000 to match the pledge from our anonymous donor. Please consider these forms of (relatively) painless giving:
We love the Seashore's ponds for their quiet beauty; the respite they provide from a hectic world. These kettle ponds, reminders of glacial melting, also provide essential habitat for fish, frogs, turtles, plants and animals.
S-t-r-e-t-c-h your donation through this challenge grant!