July - August 2015
Annual Meeting Lecture on July 15
The Coast Guard on the Outer Cape --
Then and Now
Don't miss the Friends Annual Meeting lecture, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. Coast Guard. BMCS Rob Goley, USCG (ret.), former officer in charge of Coast Guard Station Chatham, will talk about today's premiere Marine Search and Rescue Operation.
Wednesday, July 15
Healthy Parks, Healthy People:
Cape Cod National Seashore Promotes Healthy Living
Cape Cod National Seashore and Cape Cod Healthcare have partnered to start an exciting new program that will benefit Cape Cod residents and park visitors this summer. "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" is a movement adopted by the National Park Service as part of its centennial anniversary in 2016. It promotes health and well-being through exercise and the appreciation of nature.
Science in the Park
Wildlife Tracking Towers Installed at CCNS
Radio telemetry tracking stations have been installed at Cape Cod National Seashore.
-- Robert Cook, CCNS Wildlife Ecologist
News from the Seashore
IFAW Exhibit at Salt Pond Visitor Center
The International Fund for Animal Welfare exhibit on display at the Salt Pond Visitor Center has been extended until the end of August, due to the tremendous public response.
Through large format images and text on the wildlife of the Outer Cape, the exhibit provides insight into the wildlife with whom we share this slender spit of land, and how we can work together to protect their habitats.
Take Visitors Far and Wide at the Seashore
National seashore rangers are again offering dozens of programs this summer.
The 2016 NPS Centennial tagline is "Find Your Park." With more than 400 units in the National Park Service, finding a park that resonates with you is not difficult!
Painting and Repair of Penniman House
Beginning This Summer
Our Mission Statement
Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore (FCCNS) is the not-for-profit fundraising partner of the Cape Cod National Seashore; a partnership established in 1987 to help preserve, protect and enhance the fragile environment and unique cultural heritage of the Park. By leveraging existing federal support with additional private philanthropy, FCCNS engages members, donors and visitors alike in the shared values of cultural appreciation, environmental stewardship and historical preservation.