CapeNews: Sandwich Enlists Help To Test Ponds For Cyanobacteria

CapeNews: Sandwich Enlists Help To Test Ponds For Cyanobacteria

For the first time in its long history of testing the water at public beaches, the town has partnered with an outside agency to help ensure that Cyanobacteria are kept at bay. The Association To Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) has already begun testing several of the town’s...
Pond Stories: Saving Deep Pond, Falmouth

Pond Stories: Saving Deep Pond, Falmouth

About a year ago, a handful of neighbors in the Hatchville section of Falmouth began talking about what was happening to our beloved Deep Pond: mats of weeds appearing at the water’s edge; murky, warmer water; fewer frogs and turtles. We also noticed an increase in...
Painted Turtles

Painted Turtles

Painted Turtles By Susan Baur Photos by Susan Baur One summer I was invited to spend several days on Naushon Island, the almost mythical vacation home of the Forbes family, established in 1842 and located across the water from Woods Hole. I was on the lookout for...
The Northern Quahog

The Northern Quahog

The result of a Marine Biology class assignment, where we had to research a marine organism, write a paper and create a short video explaining some highlights of the organism. By PhD student Rene...