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2017 Cape Cod Natural History Conference

Special Event

March 11, 2017

For the 22nd straight year, Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary will hold its Cape Cod Natural History Conference on March 11 at Cape Cod Community College’s Tilden Arts Center.

Each year Wellfleet Bay has organized a full day conference featuring presenters from environmental organizations across Cape Cod speaking on a diversity of natural history topics. This conference continues to be an engaging, exciting, and fun way to learn about local research projects, conservation efforts, and local environmental organizations.

Bring a brown bag lunch and to help us cut down on waste, bring a mug for coffee. Coffee and refreshments provided.

Learn about recent scientific research and other natural history topics, including:

  • A Three-Year Study of Bats on the Upper Cape
  • The Sounds that Fish Make
  • The First Successful Capture, Rehabilitation, and Release of a Manatee that Strayed into Chilly Cape Cod Waters
  • Why Marine Animals Eat Plastics


Registration fee is $25 until March 4, 2017
After March 4, 2017 the registration fee is $30; walk-ins are $30.