APCC’s Cyanobacteria Program 2020

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...

Cyanobacteria Public Service Announcement

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...

Deadly Pond Toxins Return – Lower Cape TV

17 July 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. Cyanotoxins harm humans through...

Herring River Downstream

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...

Three Bays Stormwater Project – an introduction

This is a short slide video as introduction to a multi-year project funded by Southeast New England Program and Coastal Zone Management that began in 2016. The goal is to improve water quality in the three bay area on Cape Cod in the town of Barnstable through the...

Stormwater 101

The Association to Preserve Cape Cod and the town of Barnstable have partnered through Barnstable Channel 18 to create a series of informational videos. The goal of the series is to educate and inform members of the public about what they can do to help keep our...