How have Wellfleet’s wholesale oyster prices changed over time? What are the trends in for Wellfleet oyster wholesale prices, weights, and value?Read More How Have Wellfleet’s Wholesale Oyster Prices Changed Over Time?
Chlorophyll concentrations are an important yardstick to measure water quality by. It serves a way to measure the amount of algae in the water. The concern with algae is when the conditions are right there can be a bloom. When a bloom occurs it can lead to oxygen depletion when the algae dies and starts to decompose the decomposition process consumes large amounts of oxygen. A bloom is not a desirable outcome and it is why monitoring and controlling the nutrient levels in the water is critical to the long term health of a water body.Read More Chlorophyll Concentrations In Wellfleet Harbor
The water quality of Wellfleet Harbor has steadily deteriorated since 2007. Nitrogen concentrations have increased across the entire harbor system.Read More Wellfleet Harbor Water Quality Nitrogen
Are second homeowners putting themselves at greater risk by seeking safety on the Cape? How does Cape Cod’s health care system compare to nearby metro areas? What is the impact of the part time residents on the Cape Cod’s health care system in the time of coronavirus?Read More Comparative hospital capacity of Cape Cod and that of common sources of leisure travelers.
What is the economic value of shellfish landings within the town of Wellfleet? What are the trends in for quahog wholesale prices, weights, and value? This is the first part of a three-part series on Wellfleet’s shellfish catch.Read More Wellfleet Quahog Landing Values and Weights, Part 1 of 3 Wellfleet Shellfish Values
Water presents Cape Cod’s most complex challenges both currently and in decades to come. Wastewater, sea level rise, fisheries, soaring property values driven by the proximity to valuable waterfronts.Read More About this site, goals, sources, and my perspective.