Tag Archives: Provincetown

Lecture: Plastic Pollution – a Global Problem with Local Solutions.

The scope of plastic pollution on the planet can be overwhelming to someone who cares about the health of our environment. Understanding the inputs of the issue – from plastics manufacturing to solid waste infrastructure and policy – can provide …

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 …

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 …

Get To The Bottom Of It!

Become a junior marine biologist! Collect samples from the beach, then use a microscope to take an up close and personal look at the tiny marine animals in Provincetown Harbor! Meet at SEA Space, 333R Commercial Street (behind the Squealing …

Guided Seal Walk

Gray 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 educators and Cape Cod National Seashore docents for a naturalist-led walks to a haul-out in Truro. …

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 …

Guided Kayak Tour

Explore Provincetown Harbor by kayak and learn about the natural and cultural history of this quaint fishing village. Tours are led by CCS naturalists in partnership with Venture Athletics Water Sports and depart from Whaler’s Wharf, 237 Commercial Street, Provincetown. Reservations …

Get To The Bottom Of It!

Become a junior marine biologist! Collect samples from the beach, then use a microscope to take an up close and personal look at the tiny marine animals in Provincetown Harbor! Meet at SEA Space, 333R Commercial Street (behind the Squealing …

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 …