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Painted Turtles

Painted Turtles

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.

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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.

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Snapping Turtles

Snapping Turtles

By Susan Baur. Self-taught naturalist and author of The Turtle Sisters, Susan swims the Cape’s freshwater ponds and has taken a keen interest in observing the lives of turtles beneath the surface of the water. 

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WBUR: Cape Cod Water Quality In Decline, Report Says

WBUR: Cape Cod Water Quality In Decline, Report Says

The water quality on Cape Cod’s ponds and bays is bad and getting worse, according to the second annual State of the Waters report from the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (AAPC), a regional environmental advocacy and education organization. While the report says that public drinking water is “excellent” overall, the percentage of surface water with “unacceptable” quality increased from last year.

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