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Cape Cod National Seashore Climate Action Plan

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Key elements of the plan:

Plan Goals and Implementation Overview

GHG Emissions Inventory

CCNS Emissions Reduction Targets

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Did You Know?

vernal pond

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.