Tag Archives: Cape Cod

Climate Change Impacts on Cape Cod: What We Can Do

A new lecture series presented by Lower Cape Indivisible featuring local climate change experts. Session One provides an introduction to climate change and its impacts on Cape Cod, and examines Cape Cod’s contribution to this phenomenon. Featured speakers will be …

PROGRAM FULL, THANK YOU! COASTSWEEP Beach Clean-up at Long Point

PROGRAM FULL, THANK YOU! Every summer trash and marine debris washes up on beautiful Long Point Beach in Provincetown, and every summer we ask volunteers to spare a couple of hours to help us collect it, document it, dispose of …

CCNS Annual Science in the Seashore Symposium

Cape Cod National Seashore’s Atlantic Research and Learning Center will host the seventh annual Science in the Seashore Symposium at the Salt Pond Visitor Center on Thursday, September 14, from 1 to 4:30 pm. This popular program features a diverse …

CCS MAER team frees entangled humpback whale off Truro, MA

September 12, 2017 The Marine Animal Entanglement Response (MAER) team from the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) disentangled a humpback whale today off Ballston Beach, Truro. The MAER team and scientists from the Center’s Humpback Whale Studies Program were conducting …

The Last Bay Scallop?

Pleasant Bay Community Boating presents The Last Bay Scallop? at the Chatham Orpheum on Saturday, September 9th. A Q&A with director John Stanton and local experts Owen Nichols, Director of Marine Fisheries Research at the Center for Coastal Studies, and Shannon Eldredge, Board …

Summer Lecture Series

Presented by CCS Director of Education Jesse Mechling, in collaboration with the Cape Cod National Seashore. Topics include: Whales and Seals of Cape Cod, The Story of Spinnaker, Plastic Pollution, and more. Free, no reservations required. Meet at the Province …

Spinnaker Stroll

Meet at the Center for Coastal Studies kiosk on MacMillan Pier every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 am. Join CCS staff for a guided walk through Provincetown to the Hiebert Marine Lab, new home of the skeleton of the …

Spinnaker Stroll

Meet at the Center for Coastal Studies kiosk on MacMillan Pier every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 am. Join CCS staff for a guided walk through Provincetown to the Hiebert Marine Lab, new home of the skeleton of the …

License Plates Fund CCS Water Quality Monitoring Program

The Center for Coastal Studies Water Quality Monitoring Program has been awarded a $37,484 grant by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET) to study sources of nitrogen in coastal waters of Cape Cod. This funding will allow the Center to use …

CCS frees entangled leatherback turtle in Cape Cod Bay

August 25, 2017: The Center for Coastal Studies Marine Animal Entanglement Response team disentangled another leatherback sea turtle yesterday in Cape Cod Bay. The nearly six foot long female was one of five leatherbacks known to be entangled in the last …