Access at seashore locations
The stairs at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham are closed due to storm damage. Herring Cove North Lot in Provincetown sustained damage resulting in closure of multiple parking spaces. The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a 2012 storm. More »
CCEM - Protocols and Operational Information
The Cape Cod Ecosystem Monitoring (CCEM) program maintains a variety of responsibilities including:
Long-Term Monitoring Protocols
Monitoring Program Development
Annual Administrative Reports and Work Plans
Long Term Monitoring Protocols
Essential - Fundamental components of a basic long-term monitoring program that will enhance CACO's ability to respond to long-term management issues.
Monitoring Strategy Reports - top of page
Annual Administrative Reports and Work Plans - top of page
These documents describe program progress and procedure on a regular basis. Details pertaining to annual budgets and work plans can be found in the AARWPs.
Did You Know?
The hydrologic system of lower Cape Cod consists of four distinct ground-water lenses, or flow cells, which receive recharge through precipitation. Other hydrologic features besides groundwater include kettle ponds, freshwater wetlands (vernal ponds), freshwater streams, and estuarine wetlands.