Talk: So Goodly a Land: How the Outer Cape’s Landscape and Environment Have Changed Since the Landing of the Mayflower
The seashore’s mapping specialist, Mark Adams, teams up with park historian Bill Burke for a free ranging discussion looking back through time. FREE. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Enjoy this live storytelling event and podcast now in its 6th season on the Outer Cape. Storytellers will have five minutes to tell a true story based on the theme, “Mother Nature.” FREE. Sponsored by Eastern National, providing stores in seashore visitor centers and the Keeper’s Shop, and tours at Highland Light.
Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom will discuss visitor access in changing times – how Cape Cod National Seashore makes sure visitors can still get to the beach while the sea is rising and climate is changing. Brian will discuss climate change adaptation within the National Park Service and provide three case studies at the Cape Cod National Seashore: Nauset Light Beach, Marconi Beach, and Herring Cove Beach. Followed by refreshments and over in time to head to the beach and see for yourself.
Join Cape Cod Modern House Trust founder Peter McMahon to learn about how the Outer Cape attracted prime movers of the influential architectural movement. FREE. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore. FREE. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Join Elizabeth and Jonathan James Perry for a presentation on coastal tribal community lifeways and seasonal hunting based on family tradition and historic accounts in the Northeast. They will bring examples of their art and hand-crafted fishing gear. FREE. Sponsored by Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Richard Delaney, President of the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, will discuss his work on climate change – from the Paris Climate Summit to the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative. Talk follows the Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore’s Annual Meeting, which starts at 6:30. FREE.