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State of the Waters:
Cape Cod 2019

A multi-year project, State of the Waters just launched! This website is the place to find the answer to, "How healthy are Cape Cod's waters?"

State of the Waters: Cape Cod 2019 from Association to Preserve Cape Cod on Vimeo.

Cyanobacteria Monitoring

For more information about cyanobacteria monitoring program and to for an interactive map of ponds sampled, click here.

Cape Cod Times: Toxic algae bloom still present in Santuit Pond in Mashpee
A cyanobacteria bloom that has plagued Santuit Pond since early summer continues to pose a health risk to wildlife, pets and humans. "That it's happening at all — let alone this late in the year — is a disgrace," said Andrew Gottlieb, executive director of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod. Full Article

2020 is upon us

If you are like me, the year has arrived with an unsettling feeling. The world is, literally, on fire and geopolitics are undergoing seismic shifts. We live in uncertain times and many people have chosen, out of psychological self-preservation, to unplug and withdraw. The impulse is understandable, but is it correct?


Community leaders rally for action on federal permit for Vineyard Wind

A dozen community leaders who support the promised benefits of offshore wind energy projects in the region called for action Thursday to help Vineyard Wind obtain a critical federal permit that is now expected to be delayed through the end of the year.

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