Friends of Herring River

Mission: To inspire and accelerate restoration of estuaries and ecosystems for the benefit of nature and all people. 

We are HIRING (see Staff page under “About FHR”). Now 15 years young, FHR incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit organization to serve as an essential partner to initiate and support the Herring River Restoration Project (HRRP) on Outer Cape Cod (Massachusetts).

HRRP aims to restore nearly 1,000 acres of degraded saltmarsh and coastal habitat. Our skilled team and volunteers ensure HRRP stays on track by securing grant funds and permits, managing contracts, monitoring rare species, running events to keep the public informed, and so much more!

Construction Begins on Permanent Chequessett Neck Road Bridge

Construction Begins on Permanent Chequessett Neck Road Bridge

CHEQUESSETT NECK BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE MIG has begun work on the permanent bridge, beginning with the installation of steel sheeting around the perimeter of their current work zone. MIG's upcoming work will focus on installation of stone armor scour protection...

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager – Job Opening

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager – Job Opening

Friends of Herring River River (FHR) is seeking an experienced, skilled, and detail-oriented individual to fill a new staff position - Financial Planning and Analysis Manager - adding essential capacity to a small and dedicated team. The candidate who is selected will...


Herring River Restoration

The overall goal of the Herring River Restoration Project is to create a productive, natural environment that will sustain itself with improved water quality and a strengthened ecosystem by restoring tidal flow to the estuary.


Restoration Area Maps

Maps of the Herring River from 1887 until today, showing it originally as the free-flowing river it was for thousands of years, to the impaired and degraded river it is today after being diked in 1909.


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Friends of Herring River

1580 Route 6, #5
Wellfleet, MA 02667
(508) 214-0656



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