• Marine Education Program

    CCS marine education provides K-12 and public education programming throughout the year connecting children and adults to the coastal ...

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  • Marine Animal Entanglement Response

    Since 1984, the CCS has freed more than 200 large whales and other marine animals from life threatening entanglements.

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  • Seal Research

    Our work includes the development of a photo-identification catalog and database of individual gray seals from Cape Cod.

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  • Marine Geology

    CCS studies the geological processes that occur along or near the coast, from estuaries and lagoons to the inner continental shelf.

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  • Thursday, July 7, 2016

    Humpback whale disentangled off Chatham, MA

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    Fin whale disentangled by CCS MAER team

  • Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Entangled humpback whale freed off Provincetown – third disentanglement by CCS MAER in less than three weeks



WHALE WEEK! Seal Walk – July 27

Wednesday, July 27 at 11 am Offered in partnership with the Cape Cod National Seashore. Grey and harbor seals are frequent visitors to Cape Cod waters and can often be seen resting on local beaches at areas called ‘haul-outs’. Join Center …

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