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 »
Climate Change and the Outer Cape - What are the implications and what can we do
Contact: Megan Tyrrell, Inventory and Monitoring Program, 508-487-3262 ext. 105
Climate change is the most prominent environmental issue in the news today. Among the myriad projected impacts of climate change, increased frequency and severity of storms, sea level rise, and changes in ocean currents could affect communities on the Outer Cape most profoundly. Cape Cod National Seashore is hosting a series of presentations by local climate change experts to review the implications of and planning for climate change. All presentations will be on Wednesdays at 4 pm in theAtlantic Research Center’s multipurpose roomat Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore. The multipurpose room is at 43 Old Dewline Road, Truro.
More Intense Storms, Climate Changes, and Rising Sea Level - Gordon Peabody, Safe Harbors
Portrait of a Coast – film and discussion -Graham Giese, Ph.D., Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies
Storm Smart Coasts- Andrea Cooper and Stephen McKenna, Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management
If You Go: Take Route 6 to the Cape Cod (Highland) Light exit in Truro. Travel past the turn to the lighthouse and golf course. Turn left onto Old Dewline Road. Continue up Old Dewline until you pass thru a tall fence. The multipurpose room is the third building on the right side. Parking is across the street from the building. For more information, contact Megan Tyrrell at (508) 487-3262 ext. 105.
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Did You Know?
Today, a dedicated group of families, individuals and non-profits carry on a unique heritage of art, reflection, and nature study at the dune shacks in Provincetown and Truro. A recent ethnographic study entitled, “Dwelling in the Dunes”, documents the people who live there today.