Now in its 18th year, the annual State of Wellfleet Harbor Conference is a free community event focusing on the latest science relating to the harbor, its surrounding waters, and natural resources. To comply with guidelines for COVID-19 prevention, the 2020 conference is moving online as a series of one-hour programs over three Saturday morning in Novemeber.
More details on talks and presenters will be forthcoming. Preregistration is required. Registrants will receive an email with a link in advance of each event.
Sponsors of this year's conference include Cape Cod Five Cents Saving Bank, Center for Coastal Studies, Friends of the Herring River, Mid Cape Home Centers, the Town of Wellfleet, the Wellfleet Conservation Trust, and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
November 7th: Salt Marshes and Climate Change
November 14th: Welfleet Harbor Wildlife
November 21: Mapping a Response to Climate Change
The Challenges of Assessing Wellfleet's Diamondback Terrapin Population: Patty Levasseur, UMass Amherst, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Near-shore White Shark Movements on the Cape: Bryan Legare, Center of Coastal Studies
This program will be delivered online, live, through Microsoft Teams. You will receive a link with access information the day before the program. We'll also send you information that walks you through some ground rules and how to sign on to the Teams meeting.