Historic Award of Grants for Cape Cod Water Protection

In an historic step, the first-ever grants from the Cape Cod and Islands Water Protection Fund were issued on April 16, 2021 to local towns. Projects will include innovative strategies and alternative septic system technologies and wastewater treatment plants, as well...
Pond Stories-Mists on a Nameless Pond

Pond Stories-Mists on a Nameless Pond

Here’s a pond in Cataumet, at the juncture of the Otis Rotary and the entrance to Joint Base Cape Cod. It’s a nameless pond, but not so small that it should be. In the summer it fills with water lily pads, and reeds, but in the winter, it freezes, presumably because...

Pond Stories: Herring Compilation Video

River herring are a crucial link in the coastal food chain. During the spring and summer, many fish and wildlife species eat herring as the herring migrate to their spawning areas. In the ocean, herring also fill an important niche. River herring are also keystone...