News & Events
For a second year, Wellfleet Bay and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy are pleased to host FINomenal Fest on Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. at Chatham’s Kate Gould Park. The event is free.
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.
Marking its 30th anniversary this season, Wellfleet Bay's Cape Cod Field Schools for adults is offering a rich array of topics exploring the Cape’s wildlife and the natural beauty that has inspired people for generations.
For the past few weeks, I’ve been helping monitor one of the most famous residents of Cape Cod: the Piping Plover. Normally you would find me hanging with a much slower and more reptilian crowd (diamondback terrapins and sea turtles, specifically), but as terrapin nesting starts in early June, I was recruited to help monitor […]
“I’ve fished these waters for 40 years and have never seen a sea turtle before!” This reaction is not unusual from boaters who report sightings of live sea turtles during the spring and summer, and we are eagerly awaiting the first 2016 report of a live turtle off Massachusetts. Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary has operated […]