News & Events
A new film chronicling the historic 2014 sea turtle cold-stun stranding season at Wellfleet Bay will make its world premiere Saturday, January 14, at the Cape Cinema in Dennis. The documentary will be followed by a panel discussion. There will also be an opportunity to meet the filmmakers at a special event at the Cape Cod Museum of Art.
Join Wellfleet Bay for sociable and educational birding talks this winter. The program series, which kicks off with Cheep Eats: Fantastic Feeder Birds, will offer armchair birding and a cheap lunch—because you're invited to bring your own brown bag! Warm beverages and sweet treats will be provided.
Wellfleet Bay's science coordinator, Mark Faherty, has been to East Africa twice. To say he’s excited about returning this winter to lead a Mass Audubon trip is definitely an understatement!
For those planning a visit to Wellfleet Bay or for those who can't make it we offer a sneak preview of the breath-taking landscapes, the wildlife, our natural history summer day camp, and the many citizen science projects in a new film called The Sanctuary.
“Why band birds? Can’t you detect bird species without capturing them?” These are questions I have been asked several times. As a researcher, I’ve worked on a variety of projects involving both banding as well as point count surveys, which are conducted by standing at a fixed point and counting all of the individual birds […]
It’s an intriguing hypothesis: can a parasite that requires both mud snails and diamondback terrapins to complete its life cycle be an indirect way to assess the abundance of terrapins in a given habitat? This is a question Wellfleet fifth graders have tackled, thanks to a grant from Wellfleet SPAT (Shellfish Promotion and Tasting) which funds […]