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Second graders at the Forestdale Elementary School in Sandwich recently combined a love of diamondback terrapins with a school project aimed at learning what it's like to run a business. The result was a turtle-themed gift shop that raised money for turtle conservation.
Kayaking with Mass Audubon on Cape Cod is less about destination and more about the journey, with programs designed to give participants a chance to view the abundant wildlife in the Cape’s waterways and to share the experience with others.
It's box turtle breeding season and Wellfleet Bay's turtles are on the move! Visitors are being urged to watch out for turtles crossing the sanctuary's long driveway.
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The Spring 2022 banding season was a study in extremes. It began with a combination of mid-April storms to the south, pushing migrating Hermit Thrushes, Golden and Ruby-crowned Kinglets north, and a fog bank forcing them to land on Cape Cod—a phenomenon known as a fall-out. As a result, we banded a record number of […]
Here on the Cape the month of June signals the time in which gravid (egg-bearing) female turtles begin to search for a suitable place to nest. The world we now live in consists of habitat that is often broken up by highways, buildings, and parking lots. There’s evidence to suggest that turtles are drawn to […]