Cape Cod Natural History Conference

Sponsored by Wellfleet Bay
March 9, 2019 (Saturday) 8:30am - 3:00pm

Location:

Cape Cod Community College

Audience:

Adult
(suitable for adults ages 16 & up)

Members:

$25.00

Nonmembers:

$25.00
Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

24th Annual Cape Cod Natural History Conference

For over 20 years, Wellfleet Bay has organized this full day conference featuring presenters from environmental organizations across Cape Cod, speaking on a diversity of natural history topics. This conference continues to be an engaging, exciting, and fun way to learn about local research projects, conservation efforts, and environmental organizations.

Please join us for our 24th annual event. This event is held at Cape Cod Community College's Tilden Arts Center.

Oral Presentations Include:

Insights to gray seal (Halichoerus grypus) foraging behavior revealed from multiple techniques

Keith Hernandez, PhD Candidate, Louisiana State University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Resilient Coastal Habitats: Maintaining Critical Ecosystem Services in the Face of Environmental Change

Sean Duffey, NOAA Coastal Management Fellow, Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management

Post-release behavior of rehabilitated juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtles () from Massachusetts, USA

Kara Dodge, Research Scientist, Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at New England Aquarium

Cyanobacterial Toxicity: An Emerging and Alarming Issue in Cape Cod's Freshwater Ponds and Beyond

Bryan Horsley, Restoration Ecologist, Association to Preserve Cape Cod

Managing Northeastern US Coastal Sandplain Grasslands in a Brave New World

Christopher Neill, Woods Hole Research Center

A Survey of the Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Cape Cod National Seashore

Blair Nikula, Cape Cod National Seashore

Poster presenters include:

Team Mola: A Community Response to Ocean Sunfish Strandings along the shores of Cape Cod

Carol "Krill" Carson, Marine Biologist and President, New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance

Seasonal occurrence of a cryptobenthic fish, the seaboard goby, at its northern range limit

Owen C. Nichols, Center for Coastal Studies

Vascular Flora of Sandy Neck, Barnstable, MA

Donald Schall, Cape Cod Botanical Club

Bring a brown bag lunch. To help cut down on waste bring a mug for coffee. Coffee and refreshments are provided.

Registration fee is $25 through March 2, 2019.
After March 2, 2019 the registration fee is $30; walk-ins are $30.

A discounted fee of $15 applies to Mass Audubon employees and students (with student IDs).

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary thanks the generous donors that help make this event possible including Cape Cod Five, The Bird Watcher's General Store, and Wilkinson Ecological Design.

Insights to gray seal (Halichoerus grypus) foraging behavior revealed from multiple techniques

Instructions and Directions:

This event is held at Cape Cod Community College's Tilden Art Center.

Bring a brown bag lunch. To help cut down on waste, bring a mug for coffee. Coffee and refreshments are provided.

Please note our cancellation policy: In order to receive a refund, you must notify us of your cancellation at least 7 days before the program begins. If we cancel the program, you will receive a full refund. We reserve the right to change programs, schedules, and instructors, and to cancel programs due to low enrollment or unfavorable weather.

Registration is required.
For your own security, DO NOT send credit card information via email.

For more information, contact:

P.O. Box 236, State Highway Rte. 6
South Wellfleet, MA 02663