Barnstable Land Trust Highlights 2022 Conservation Successes

HYANNIS - 2022 was a big year for local environmental conservation, according to officials with the Barnstable Land Trust.  Executive Director … [Read more...]

Local Projects Receive State Conservation Grants

HYANNIS – Governor Charlie Baker recently awarded $12 million in state grants for open space projects throughout Massachusetts, with some recipients … [Read more...]

Chatham to Hold Meeting on Wetland Protection Changes

CHATHAM – Chatham’s Conservation Commission is hosting a public hearing as the group prepares possible revisions to the town’s Wetland Protection … [Read more...]

Harwich Conservation Trust Announces End Of 2022 Volunteer Herring Count

HARWICH – The Harwich Conservation Trust has announced that the 2022 Harwich Volunteer Herring Count is now concluded as volunteer counters throughout … [Read more...]

Study Finds Lasting Negative Impacts On Right Whales By Fishing Line Entanglements

HYANNIS – A recent study by scientists from the New England Aquarium and Duke University has found that entanglements in fishing gear are the leading … [Read more...]

Study Claims Climate Change Is Impacting Right Whale Use Of Cape Cod Bay

HYANNIS – A recent study led by the New England Aquarium says climate change is having an effect on how large whale species such as North Atlantic … [Read more...]

Four Cape Cod Towns To Receive Subsidies Supporting Water Quality Projects

BARNSTABLE – The Cape Cod & Islands Water Protection Fund Management Board recently voted to award $27,756,431 in subsidies to support water … [Read more...]

Agreement Reached to Protect Whales Amid Offshore Wind Project

HYANNIS – The New England Aquarium recently announced that it is partnering with Cornell University and wind energy consultant LAUTEC US on a project … [Read more...]

Gates Recommended to Prevent Bonfires, Trash Dumping in Harwich Conservation Area

HARWICH - The Harwich Conservation Department has proposed two new gates for the Robbins Pond Conservation Area to deter environmentally-damaging and … [Read more...]

State Releases New Specialty License Plate Promoting Striped Bass Conservation

HYANNIS – State officials recently announced that a new specialty license plate promoting striped bass conservation is now available for all … [Read more...]
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