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OPET Water Sampling Data 2004 – 2017
OPET Data 2017 -2004 2017 Data June 2017 | July 2017 | Aug 2017 2014 & 2015 & 2016 Data Aug 2014 | Nov 2014 | May 2015 | Aug 2016 Note: we experienced many technical problems with the equipment, boat and dock in 2015 and 2016 2013 Data [...]
2017 Newsletter Chasing Ancient Hurricanes in Oyster Pond and Beyond Presented by Dr. Jeffery Donnelly, Senior Scientist Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution- OPET Annual Meeting Thursday July 27th Doing all we can to Prevent another Algal Bloom A Message from John E. Dowling — OPET President Great Things are Happening [...]
2017 OPET Annual Meeting
Is a Changing Climate Impacting the Intensity and Frequency of Hurricanes? Find out at the Oyster Pond Environmental Trust (OPET) Annual Meeting on Thursday, July 27th at 7pm. Dr. Jeffrey Donnelly of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will present a talk titled “Chasing Ancient Hurricanes in Oyster Pond and [...]
750 Cubic Yards Dredged from the Lagoon!
Many thanks go out again to Chuck Martinsen, Deputy Director of the Town of Falmouth Marine and Environmental Services!! He coordinated the huge effort to have the Lagoon dredged in the first week of February. Not only was the blockage in the Lagoon stopping the inflow of salt water [...]
Oyster Pond’s Algal Bloom contained Toxin Producing Algae
OPET’s worries about the health risks of last summer’s algal bloom were confirmed by a student’s research project. Kristy Sullivan, an undergraduate at Kristy Sullivan's Powerpoint presentation Wheaton College, studied the algal bloom as her project in the Semester in Environmental Science program at the Marine Biological [...]
SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT!
The water quality of the pond is improving! The nearly 2 inches of rain in mid-September and the opening up of Trunk River helped flush out much of the algal bloom. The cooler and shorter days are also helping. The pond is losing its pea-green color. Photo by [...]
- 2022 OPET Annual Meeting “The Osprey Project”
- 2021 Newsletter
- 2021 OPET Annual Meeting
- 2020 Cyanobacteria Report for Oyster Pond
- October 2020 Salinity Levels now too high
- Oyster Pond Water Quality 2020
- 2020 Newsletter
- WHOI Scientists Helping us Understand the Pond
- Followup to the October 5, 2019 Meeting on the Oyster Pond Nutrient Treatment Plan
- Update to the Oyster Pond Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan