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.
Cyanobacteria reaches unsafe levels in Cape Cod ponds.
Cape Cod's freshwater ponds are the home of turtles. Self-taught naturalist and author of The Turtle Sisters, Susan Baur, swims the Cape's freshwater ponds and has taken a keen interest in observing the lives of turtles beneath the surface of the water. This is video...
New video from APCC on the cyanobacteria monitoring program. Special thanks to Joshua Maloney. Cape Cod's freshwater ponds are special ecosystems that offer beauty and recreational enjoyment. However, poor water quality and warming temperatures is contributing to...
A public service announcement about cyanobacteria on Cape Cod from the Association to Preserve Cape Cod. APCC monitors over 50 ponds on Cape Cod for cyanobacteria blooms and post the status of these ponds on an interactive map at APCC.org. When high levels are detected, we notify the town officials where the pond is located, so they can take the appropriate action to warn the public.
July 17, 2020 — BREWSTER, MA — The Association to Preserve Cape Cod confirmed toxin-producing cyanobacteria blooms in two Brewster ponds earlier this year and expects to find more throughout the summer and into the fall.
Herring Headed Home. It’s the end of May and adult herring have done what they came to do, which is to spawn in the Cape’s freshwater ponds. They are returning to coastal waters where they live. Notice that they go tail first over the fish ladder spillway. Video by Gerald Beetham, music is “Die Moldau” from Ma Vlast by Bedrich Smetana.
This is a short slide video as an introduction to a multi-year project funded by Southeast New England Program and Coastal Zone Management that began in 2016.
The Association to Preserve Cape Cod and the town of Barnstable have partnered through Barnstable Channel 18 to create a series of informational videos.
It’s early May on Cape Cod and herring are continuing to move from the ocean up estuaries to freshwater streams that lead to ponds where they spawn and then they will return back to their saltwater world.