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Unusually warm fall weather delayed the start of the Cape's annual cold-stunned sea turtle season, but our staff and volunteers are hitting the beaches to rescue critically endangered and threatened turtles. Anyone walking a bay beach this fall may have a chance to save the life of a cold-stunned turtle by following just a few simple steps.
Fall has been exciting for Cape Cod birders, with a first-ever record and other rare birds. Wellfleet Bay’s bird banding station also recorded a first as well as an old friend.
Save the date! After a three-year hiatus, plans are underway to hold the Cape Cod Natural History Conference on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable. We're also seeking proposals for presentations.
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Wellfleet Bay’s sea turtle staff is used to getting phone calls or emails about sea turtles. As a member of the federal government’s stranding network for the Greater Atlantic Region, the sanctuary responds to sea turtles that strand year-round, whether the result of cold-stunning or injury, such as vessel strike. But on September 20th, the […]