North Atlantic Right Whales in Cape Cod Bay

24/4/2012 - These are just a few of the thousands of images taken by the Provincetown Center for Coastal StudiesProvincetown Center for Coastal Studies Aerial Survey team. These surveys monitor the number and location of right whales in Cape Cod Bay so that researchers can determine the health of the population and… SEE MORE
Flames on the north side of Lassell Island are visible from North Haven on April 14.

Even on Islands, Fire Danger Proves Real

17/4/2012 - We've all seen the fire danger warnings recently and heard the discussions about conditions being as dry as they are in the height of summer. But on an island on Penobscot Bay last weekend, the danger proved very real indeed, as a wildfire burned a significant portion of Lasell Island,… SEE MORE
Osprey sets sail in Surry. Photo by Mindy Viechnicki.

COA Launches New Research/Teaching Vessel

13/4/2012 - College of the Atlantic’s new vessel, the M/V Osprey, has been launched, and is at the ready for educational excursions at the college’s dock on Frenchman Bay. The vessel is licensed to hold up to 36 students and two crew members. Cruising quietly, at a speed of up to 26… SEE MORE
Tom Kutcher has been appointed as the new Narragansett Baykeeper.

RI Native Appointed As Narragansett Baykeeper

12/4/2012 - Save The Bay, a community-based organization committed to protecting and restoring Narragansett Bay, announces the appointment of Tom Kutcher as Narragansett Baykeeper, a licensed program of the Waterkeeper Alliance. Kutcher will lead the prominent on-the-water advocacy and watchdog program for the organization. Kutcher brings extensive experience in coastal ecology from… SEE MORE
Whale Alert is a fantastic new app for tracking, and protecting, North Atlantic Right Whales.

Avoiding Whale Strikes? There’s an App For That

12/4/2012 - It's almost hard to comprehend how carefully we tiny humans must be when traveling around right whales, the massive cetaceans who make an annual migration from the Gulf of Maine down to Florida and the southeastern U.S. And yet impacts between ships and right whales are the leading cause of… SEE MORE
A beautiful April afternoon in Owls Head.

Exploring a Hidden Gem: Owls Head

10/4/2012 - Sometimes small towns can go overlooked. And sometimes those same small towns can have an attraction that, were it located in a more well-known destination, would bring far more visitors than it actually does. Owls Head is one such place. The lighthouse and surrounding state park are both perfect places… SEE MORE