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Private Organizations

Town of Provincetown: Private Organizations

Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, Inc.
Provincetown Conservation Trust


PROVINCETOWN CENTER FOR COASTAL STUDIES, INC.
115 Bradford Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

PHONE: (508) 487-3622

FAX: (508) 487-4495

E-MAIL: ccs@coastalstudies.org

WWW: http://www.coastalstudies.org

CONTACTS: Richard Delaney, Executive Director

HOURS: 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

Founded in 1976, the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies (PCCS) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to research, protection, and conservation of marine mammals in the southern Gulf of Maine through applied research, environmental and educational programs. PCCS promotes stewardship of coastal and marine ecosystems, is internationally renowned for its whale research and disentanglement programs and is a leading authority in science-based resource management policies in Massachusetts.

PUBLICATIONS: "Coastwatch" (4/year, free to members)

FEES: Annual memberships: $30.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS: Marine Mammal Disentanglement; Right Whale Aerial Survey; Right Whale Habitat Studies; Humpback Whale Studies; Land Sea Interaction; Cape Cod Bay Ocean Sanctuary Program; Cape Cod Bay Monitoring Program; MassSail; Whale Watching. PCCS analyzes marine public policy through its Coastal Solutions Initiative Program.

KEYWORDS: Whale, Humpback, Marine Mammals, Research, Rescue, Disentanglement, Provincetown, Water Quality Monitoring, Coastal Ecology


PROVINCETOWN CONSERVATION TRUST
P.O. Box 307
Provincetown, MA 02657

PHONE: (508) 487-0872

FAX: Not available.

E-MAIL: Not available.

WWW: Not available.

CONTACTS: Joseph S. Notaro, President

HOURS: No office hours

A private, nonprofit land trust accepting land donations and gifts to preserve open space land in the Town of Provincetown. Owns and maintains 50 acres of conservation land. A member of The Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts, Inc.

PUBLICATIONS: No publications

FEES: Annual membership $15 Regular, $25 Supporting, $100 Sponsoring, $500 Life.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS: No special programs

KEYWORDS: Coastal Ponds, Conservation, Land Conservation, Land Trusts,Natural Habitats, Provincetown, Wetlands, Wildlife



Town Departments

Town of Provincetown: Town Departments

Conservation Commission
Health Department/Board of Health
Shellfish Department


Town of Provincetown
Conservation Commission

Town Hall
Provincetown, MA 02657

PHONE: (508) 487-7000, Ext. 537

FAX: (508) 487-0032

E-MAIL: bcarlson@provincetown-ma.gov

WWW: http://www.provincetown-ma.gov/

CONTACTS:
Dennis Minsky, Co-Chair
Elaine Anderson, Co-Chair
Brian Carlson, Conservation Agent
Ellen Battaglini, Secretary

HOURS: 8:00 - 5:00 Mon - Fri

The conservation commission is made up of five members and two alternates appointed to acquire open space, administer and enforce the Massachusetts Wetland Protection Act, administer local protection bylaws, initiate other conservation programs, advise town agencies on resource protection, and educate local citizens. Fees for applications to work in or near wetlands. The commission set up regulations on wetlands, annual use of shellfish, and parking on beaches.

KEYWORDS: Coastal Management And Planning, Coastal Ponds, Conservation, Erosion, Ports And Harbors, Provincetown, Regulatory Enforcement And Information, Shellfisheries, Water Pollution, Wetlands


Town of Provincetown
Health Dept./Board of Health

Town Hall
Provincetown, MA 02657

PHONE: (508) 487-7020

FAX: (508) 487-0032

E-MAIL: Not available.

WWW: http://www.provincetown-ma.gov/

CONTACTS:
Duane Gregory, Chair
Brian Carlson, Health Inspector
Jane Evans, Health Agent

HOURS: 8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

The Board of Health enforces the Massachusetts General Laws, the state Sanitary Code, the state Environmental Code, and local health regulations. This includes, but is not limited to, the location, construction and repair of septic systems, hazardous material storage and disposal, solid waste disposal, bathing water quality, private water supplies, private wells, and non- community public water supplies. The board regulates the use of pesticides/herbicides. The board undertakes a harbor study, funded annually by the town, and works with Kids against Pollution at the local elementary school. The board tests surface waters, tests area for septic system upgrades, pool fees, inspection fees.

KEYWORDS: Health, Oil Spills, Provincetown, Public, Red Tide, Regulatory Enforcement And Information, Waste Disposal And Treatment, Water Quality, Water Pollution


Town of Provincetown
Shellfish Department

Town Hall, 260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

PHONE: (508) 487-7030-Marine Dept.; 487-3707-Home

FAX: (508) 487-9560 (Town Clerk)

E-MAIL: tonyjackett@juno.com

WWW: http://www.provincetown-ma.gov/

CONTACTS: Tony Jackett, Shellfish Constable

HOURS: No office hours

The Shellfish Department is responsible for managing shellfish resources with the town including recommendations for regulation, propagation, and enforcement of town and state regulations pertaining to shellfish.

KEYWORDS: Biology, Coastal Management and Planning, Coastal Ponds, Commercial Fisheries, Lobster Fisheries, Oil Spills, Provincetown, Recreational Fisheries, Red Tide, Regulatory Enforcement and Information, Shellfisheries, Water Quality, Water Pollution, Water Resources



Schools

Town of Provincetown: Schools

Provincetown High School
Veterans Memorial Elementary School


Provincetown High School (Public)
12 Winslow Street, Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 487-5050
(508) 487-5089-FAX
E-MAIL: fmanion@provincetown.k12.ma.us
WWW: http://www.provincetown.k12.ma.us/
Principal: Dr. Floriano Pavao
Librarian: Fran Manion
Science Dept. Coord.: John Hanlon

Veterans Memorial Elementary School (Public)
Mayflower Lane, Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 487-5020
(508) 487-5090-FAX
E-MAIL: jward@provincetown.k12.ma.us
WWW: http://www.provincetown.k12.ma.us/
Principal: Dr. Floriano Pavao
Librarian: Fran Manion
Science Dept. Coord.: Judith Ainsworth




Last updated: June 24, 2014
 


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