PRESS

Humpback whale ‘Spinnaker’ freed from life-threatening entanglement

On Saturday, September 13 the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team travelled to Mount Desert, Maine to assist in the disentanglement of a humpback whale. The entangled whale was first spotted by the Bar Harbor …

Entangled leatherback turtle freed by Center for Coastal Studies team

The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) disentangled a leatherback sea turtle yesterday afternoon outside of Provincetown Harbor. The very large turtle had multiple wraps of rope around its neck and was dragging heavy fishing gear. The turtle was reported by …

COASTSWEEP 2014 – September 20 at Long Point, Provincetown

Join the Center for Coastal Studies for the Annual COASTSWEEP beach clean-up at Long Point in Provincetown on Saturday, September 20. Participants should meet at the CCS Kiosk on MacMillan Pier at 10 am to pick up a shuttle to …

Turbulence: Exhibition of works by Yvette Drury Dubinsky at SEA Space, through 9/28/14

The Center for Coastal Studies is pleased to announce a new installation of works on paper by Yvette Drury Dubinsky at SEA Space, 333R Commercial Street (behind the Squealing Pig). The exhibition will be open Friday – Sunday from 3 – …

Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative Announces The 5th Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival

The Cape Cod Wildlife Collaborative is sponsoring its 5th Annual Cape Cod Wildlife Festival on Saturday, September 13th (rain date: Sunday, Sept. 14th) from 10am-3pm at MA Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, 345 Bone Hill Road, Cummaquid. The festival showcases …

Entangled leatherback turtle freed by CCS team

On July 6, the Center for Coastal Studies disentangled a large leatherback sea turtle off Sandy Neck. This was the first confirmed sea turtle entanglement in Cape Cod Bay in 2014, and the fifth for the year off Massachusetts so …

“A remarkable sighting” – Center for Coastal Studies identifies Arctic bowhead whale in Cape Cod Bay

Friday, April 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Stormy Mayo +1-508-237-9448 Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Researchers at the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) have observed a bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) in Cape Cod Bay, …

Center for Coastal Studies team frees entangled minke whale

Saturday, April 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org Yesterday afternoon the Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) in Provincetown released a minke whale …

Center for Coastal Studies expands water quality monitoring program

Friday, April 11, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Cathrine Macort +1-508-487-3622 x103 +1-508-808-9660 cmacort@coastalstudies.org The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) has been awarded a contract by Barnstable County to continue and expand its water quality monitoring …

Latest Fishing Gear Recovery A Success In Provincetown

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Center for Coastal Studies contact: Laura Ludwig, Project Manager 207-263-5300 mobile Latest Fishing Gear Recovery A Success In Provincetown In March 2014, the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) continued its effort to assess …