Published on November 14, 2022

2022 State of Wellfleet Harbor Conference Wrap-Up

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We’d like to thank everyone who attended or logged in to our first hybrid conference this fall at the Wellfleet Adult Community Center! We’re also grateful to all our presenters and our sponsors (see below).

If you weren’t able to attend or view this year’s conference, a complete recording is available. Please note that there’s also an option to select individual talks.

Our speakers have been kind enough to reply to questions that we weren't able to get to during the conference. Those questions and answers are available here and we will add more responses as we receive them.

If you’re interested in becoming involved in planning for future conferences, please contact conference coordinator Jenette Kerr.

2022 Presentations

  • Using environmental DNA (eDNA) to detect presence of spawning winter flounder in Cape Cod embayments; John Logan, MA Division of Marine Fisheries
  • Innovative alternative septic systems and deployment plans in Wellfleet; Brian Baumgaertel, Barnstable County
  • Thin layer sediment deposition to improve salt marsh resilience to climate change; Megan Tyrell, Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Herring River restoration update; Carole Ridley, Friends of Herring River
  • Estimating carbon stock of tall shrubs in the pre-restoration Herring River estuary; Jackie Fouse, Friends of Herring River

The State of Wellfleet Harbor Conference is sponsored by the following organizations: the Wellfleet Natural Resources Advisory Board; the Center for Coastal Studies; the Wellfleet Conservation Trust; Friends of Herring River; and Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay.