Harvesting Blue Crabs at Georgica Pond is a time honored tradition. For the past week there has been an overcrowding of crabbers in violation of the Town Code rules on shellfishing. The marine patrol has stepped up their patrols and … Read more
In recent days the water quality of Georgica Pond has significantly deteriorated.
Why is this happening?
As summer progresses, the pond water warms and nutrients and bacteria continue to flow into the pond, making conditions ripe for explosive plant growth … Read more
Vegetation buffers and why they’re important
There are many compelling reasons to have a native plant buffer along the edge of Georgica Pond and other local waterbodies. In pre-colonial times, the shoreline of Georgica Pond was most likely a brackish … Read more
What are these holes?
The odd looking holes in the dune near Georgica Pond are the homes of bank swallows, Riparia riparia, a small, drab swallow which nests in colonies in sandbanks (dunes, bluffs). Like all swallows they feed … Read more
The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone and Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation wants to let you know what we are doing to keep our long-term scientific monitoring and remediation programs running. Our projects are long term, as is our … Read more