Dedicated to preserving and nurturing the natural beauty, healthy habitats, and recreational opportunities of Brewster’s Ponds, and to safeguard them for current and future generations.
Leads, supports, and enforces the development of regional plans, policies, regulations, and infrastructure to guide and manage growth, and by supporting the 15 Cape Code towns with professional and cost-effective planning and technical support services.
Conduct scientific research with emphasis on marine mammals of the western North Atlantic and on the coastal and marine habitats and resources of the Gulf of Maine; promotes stewardship of coastal and marine ecosystems; conduct s educational activities and provides educational resources that encourage the responsible use and conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems; and collaborates with other institutions and individuals whenever possible to advance the Center’s mission.
A municipal organization formed by the Towns of Orleans, Chatham, Harwich and Brewster to coordinate the resource management plan for the Pleasant Bay ACEC and watershed. The Alliance’s projects, programs and studies promote healthy natural resources and safe public access throughout Pleasant Bay.
Alliance programs encompass technical research, policy analysis, and public outreach in the areas of coastal processes, watershed planning, navigation, fisheries, wetlands protection, and water quality monitoring.
A nationally and internationally recognized research institution located in New Bedford, Massachusetts.