Nauset Marsh Trail Footbridge Temporary Closure After Labor Day
A small footbridge on the Nauset Marsh trail will be closed for repair for two weeks following Labor Day. Ask at the visitor center for detour information.
Sections of Boardwalk Closed at Red Maple Swamp Trail
Sections of the boardwalk at the Red Maple Swamp Trail have been closed due to structural deterioration and safety concerns. Check at Salt Pond Visitor Center for the current status of this trail, and for your safety, remain out of closed areas.
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?
135 acres of seasonal freshwater wetlands exist across the dune landscape of Cape Cod National Seashore's Province Lands. These wetlands which typically dry down by mid-summer, support plants, serve as breeding areas for Spadefoot and Fowler’s toads, and provide drinking water for wildlife.