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Mass Audubon's sanctuaries on Cape Cod and the Islands are proud to offer free admission to active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families through Labor Day thanks to the Blue Star Museums program.
Any regular visitor to Wellfleet Bay has probably said "hello" to veteran front desk volunteer Shirley Weber. She's volunteered at the sanctuary for more than 20 years. "It's a chance to meet people from all over the world," she says.
Wellfleet Bay has been chosen as a beneficiary of the 2019 Seaside Le Mans race! This extraordinary opportunity will help expand our conservation science education programs to underserved children, strengthen existing school programs, and provide new learning opportunities at the sanctuary.
The following post was contributed by Dana Grieco, the sanctuary’s horseshoe crab researcher who oversees our annual spring crab surveys on the Lower Cape. You may have heard species described as “bioindicators” when they help researchers understand the health of their surrounding ecosystem. However, you probably haven’t heard the term “people-indicator” – a species that […]
“I’m going to lay out the entire length of this turtle’s gastrointestinal tract on the table,” Wellfleet Bay sanctuary director Bob Prescott told a very quiet room of Wayland seventh graders. The students were getting the rare chance to observe the necropsy of a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle as part of a new curriculum on […]