Herring at the Old King's Highway Culvert
FRIENDS OF HERRING RIVER   July 22, 2013         
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Friends of Herring River, artists, and photographers have come together and created a wonderful exhibit at the Wellfleet Public Library.  It will be up from July 22 to August 1.  Don't miss these wonderful images..

Lisbeth Wiley Chapman, Editor
 FOHR Exhibit - Wellfleet Library --  July 22 - Aug. 1 
A Celebration of the Beauty, Heritage, and Environmental Importance of the Herring River
Many artists and photographers have joined forces loaning us their work to create a wonderful exhibit now hanging at the Wellfleet Public Library.    
It presents the beauty of the Herring River Estuary in oil and watercolor paintings.  Photos show the rare birds found in the estuary and a wonderful new photo of herring leaving the Sluiceway in December will make the Herring Counters smile.  Diamondback Terrapin and Eastern Box Turtle shells are on display.  Four large CCNS maps show details of the research necessary for finding the appropriate plans for restoration. 
The exhibit is open during Library hours; make plans to see it -- we take it down August 1.  
Thanks to Peter Watts, Stephen Broker, Marisa Picarielo, Karen Gausch, Patricia Elwell, Walter Dorrell, Barbara Brenessel, Phyllis Ewen, Shirley Glasser, and Lisbeth Chapman for their contributions.


RECEPTION - 4:00 to 6:00 PM, Saturday, July 27                         Don't miss the chance to speak with the artists and photographers on July 27 from 4 to 6 PM at the exhibit.  Refreshments will be served.
This is your chance to ask questions about the Herring River Restoration.
Karen Gausch's -  View Towards Great Island


"View Towards Great Island" by Karen Gausch, Oil on Canvas.

School of Herring -- The Friends of Herring River Entry in the 4th of July Parade, 2013



School of Herring  

We led the parade just behind the Wellfleet 250th Banner.  More than 30 children and adults donned herring eye headbands, pectoral fins and dorsal fins, and marched along Main Street from Holbrook to the Congregational Church.  We are planning on making this an annual event, so look for next year's announcement.

Annual Meeting to Feature Bill Burke, CCNS Historian
August 20 -- 4:30 to 6:00 PM at Wellfleet Council on Aging.
The Annual Meeting of the Friends of Herring River features Bill Burke, the Cape Cod National Seashore Historian.  He will speak about the history of the Herring River Estuary and nearby uplands based on a recently compiled park service archeological report. 

William Burke joined the National Park Service in 1982 and has worked as an Interpreter/educator and historian at various National Parks on the east coast.   Bill came to the Cape Cod National Seashore in 2000 and currently serves as the Branch Chief for Cultural Resources and Park Historian. 

To reach Friends of Herring River, Contact Don Palladino -- Don@friendsofherringriver.org
To reach this newsletter editor, Lisbeth Wiley Chapman -- Beth@friendsofherringriver.org
For more informaton:  http://www.friendsofherringriver.org