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November 14, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore to Offer Cranberry Harvest Walk on November 21
Gathering wild cranberries is a fall tradition on the Outer Cape. Join Cape Cod National Seashore Ranger Jody Anastasio on Tuesday, November 21 at 1:00 pm for some pre-Thanksgiving exercise and last-minute cranberry picking.

November 06, 2017
Province Lands Visitor Center Area Closed for Paving
As part of an ongoing effort to upgrade roads and parking areas in the national seashore, the driveway and parking lot at Province Lands Visitor Center in Provincetown will be closed periodically over the next week for paving.

October 25, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore to Host Artist Karen Regan’s Exhibit, The Essence of the Outer Cape and the National Seashore
Photographs by Karen Regan will be featured at Cape Cod National Seashore’s Salt Pond Visitor Center in November. The exhibit is part of the national seashore’s ongoing series, Perspectives: Seeing Cape Cod National Seashore through Art.

October 13, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore to Demolish Nauset Light Beach Restrooms
Cape Cod National Seashore Interim Superintendent Shawn P. Mulligan has announced that the Nauset Light Beach restroom building, changing room, and septic tank are scheduled to be demolished in late October and November. The project, previously noticed to the public in several meetings and news releases, is expected to take two months. Erosion in recent years has created a public safety issue requiring these national seashore actions.

October 11, 2017
Shawn P. Mulligan Named Acting Superintendent Cape Cod National Seashore
The National Park Service Northeast Region Associate Regional Director, Rose Fennell, is pleased to welcome Shawn P. Mulligan as acting superintendent at Cape Cod National Seashore. Mr. Mulligan began his new role on September 17.

October 03, 2017
Cape Cod National Seashore through the Artist’s Eye: A Call for Artists to Exhibit Work at Salt Pond Visitor Center
The outer Cape Cod landscape that has long served as muse for artists from around the world. Each autumn, winter, and spring Cape Cod National Seashore’s Salt Pond Visitor Center hosts a series of art exhibitions focusing on the seashore’s many varied natural and cultural resources. The seashore is currently accepting applications from artists interested in showing their work in month-long exhibitions between November 2017 and April 2018. Interested artists should contact Dani Cessna at 508-255-3421 ext. 0305, or email her at Artists will be selected in October 2017.

September 26, 2017
Bat Surveys to Commence Again at Cape Cod National Seashore this Fall
Researchers from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) are working to improve the understanding of bat ecology and habitat use at Cape Cod National Seashore and the surrounding area. During the summer months of 2015 and 2016, researchers used passive acoustic sampling to document bat presence and habitat use at 86 sample locations across a range of vegetation types and deployed mist nets to capture and radio tag bats. Tracking radio tagged individuals enables researchers to identify sites used for roosting. Bats spend more than half of their lives roosting, so understanding site selection is especially important to understanding habitat use needs.

August 24, 2017
Shark Bites Paddle Board at Marconi Beach
On Wednesday, August 23 at approximately 10:00 am, a shark bit a stand-up paddle board at Marconi Beach in Wellfleet. The shark did not bite the person on the board, a 69-year old man who was paddling approximately 30 yards off-shore in three to five feet of water.


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