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As diamondback terrapins emerge from salt marshes to begin their nesting season, members of Cape Abilities in Eastham have created 25 protective steel wire cages—known as predator enclosures—to be placed around turtle nests to discourage red foxes, raccoons and other animals from digging up nests and eating the eggs.
Unless you’re a confirmed landlubber, no Cape Cod vacation is complete without at least one experience on the water. With the Cape's many embayments, quaint working harbors and splendid salt marshes, there are numerous ways to have fun and relax on the water.
With your help, we can protect this important property and protect the health of the estuary, provide wildlife habitat and maintain critical nesting habitat for diamondback terrapins for years to come.
Don Manchester, Wellfleet Bay’s dedicated hawk watcher, says apex predators have always fascinated him. But hawks have been special. ” There’s something regal about them. I love the way they soar and dive. Whether I was working or fishing, I’d always stop if a hawk was around.” After retiring as a surveyor (a good job for a […]