• Marine Debris

    The Center collaorates with local fishermen and town and state officials to remove derelict fishing gear and other harmful marine debris from coastal waters.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Monday, April 20, 2015

    CCS hosts Global Whale Entanglement Response Network

  • Monday, April 6, 2015

    Massachusetts and Maine Rope Buybacks This Month

  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    CCS presents “Wilson’s Storm Petrels: Do Birds of a Feather Molt Together?”



CCS presents: The Natural History of the Diamondback Terrapin

The Center for Coastal Studies presents “The Natural History of the Diamondback Terrapin” by Barbara Brennessel, PhD on Wednesday, April 29 at 7 pm at Napi’s Restaurant, Provincetown. The diamondback terrapin, listed as a threatened species in Massachusetts, is a coast-hugging reptile …

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