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Cape Cod and Islands Events
Cape Cod and Islands News
Wellfleet Bay is issuing a request for proposals for presentations at the 2018 Cape Cod Natural History Conference in Barnstable. This work may be either professional or personal study focusing on the ecology, status, distribution of local plants, animals, natural communities or environmental restoration projects on the Cape. The deadline is December 15, 2017.
The webs of funnel web weaver spiders might just be the very prettiest parlors of all, ready for a cricket, ant, or grasshopper to drop by for a visit. Gorgeous funnel-shaped webs—usually invisible—are now noticeable, glistening with dew in the damp mornings.
The Coastal Waterbird team at Felix Neck monitored piping plovers, terns, and American oystercatchers at 18 sites on Martha’s Vineyard during the 2017 nesting season (March through August). This year, we had to take the good with the bad in terms of reproductive success.