Nauset Bike Trail partial closure in effect
The Nauset Bike Trail between Salt Pond Visitor Center and Tomahawk Trail will be closed from October 30 to mid-December for rehabilitation. No bike or pedestrian access will be allowed during this time.
Access at seashore locations
The Nauset Marsh Trail bridge was destroyed in a storm last winter. For current conditions, check at the Salt Pond Visitor Center. 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?
In the mid-19th century, Henry David Thoreau walked the Atlantic coastline of Cape Cod, recording his adventures in his narrative "Cape Cod". To literally follow in Thoreau’s footsteps today would require scuba gear. Cape Cod’s Outer Beach sees an average erosion rate of close to 4 feet per year.