World's End duck

CraneExplorer: Cold Weather Feathers

Come explore the world of our resident winter birds here at Crane—beyond the Snowy Owl! Bring your binoculars (or borrow ours!) and join us in searching the water for Loons, Long-Tail ducks, Eiders, Scoters, Mergansers, and more! In the trees and sky, we might spot birds of prey, including owls,… Read More

Hugh Hayden

Huff and a Puff: Thoreau’s Legacy with Jeffrey S. Cramer and Sarah Montross

Explore the legacy of Thoreau and his iconic cabin with Jeffrey Cramer, Curator of Collections at the Walden Woods Project, and Sarah Montross, deCordova’s Chief Curator. They will discuss the new installation at deCordova, “Huff and a Puff” by Hugh Hayden. Texas-born and New York-based artist Hugh Hayden’s practice… Read More

King tide crane beach

CraneOutdoors: King Tide Hike

This high tide is royalty! Here’s your chance to see the king….tide that is. Join us for a hike to learn about extreme high tides, known as king tides, which are happening more often due to environmental change. These extreme tides have a variety of impacts on coastal infrastructure, including… Read More