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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Red Tide Closure Lifted effective sunrise 6/3/22


Effective sunrise on June 3, 2022, the PSP (Red Tide) closure will be lifted for the entirety of Nauset Estuary in the Town of Orleans. Salt Pond in the Town of Eastham will remain closed.  Please refer to the updated Open/Clos...

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Open/Closed Shellfish Areas & Map Shellfish and Harbormaster
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Recreational Shellfishing Survey


Calling all Recreational Shellfishers

We want to hear from you and your experience with Recreational Shellfishing on Cape Cod to help us identify opportunities and concerns for Recreational Shellfishers.

Please complete this survey by May 31, 2022 and be en...

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Beaches and OSV Information
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Shellfish Closure Effective Immediately 4/14/22

The entirety of Nauset Estuary including Town Cove is closed to shellfishing due to red tide effective immediately, April 14, 2022.

Closure info is available on the town website. Click here for updated shellfish maps.

Thank you,Nathan SearsNatural Resources...

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