National Seashore to Host White Shark Info Session

Sharks, seals and public safety...
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WELLFLEET, Mass. – Cape Cod National Seashore Superintendent Brian Carlstrom invites the public to attend an information session on sharks, seals, and public safety on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The meeting will take place at the Nauset Regional Middle School auditorium in Orleans, MA from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The event will consist of speaker presentations followed by an expert-panel question and answer session. Panelists will include:

  • Dr. Greg Skomal, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
  • Cynthia Wigrin, Atlantic White Shark Conservancy
  • Dr. Andrea L. Bogomolni, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
  • Lisa Sette, Center for Coastal Studies
  • Leslie Reynolds, National Park Service, Cape Cod National Seashore

The purpose of the meeting is to share the latest science and information on shark research, seal research, and public safety, and to address public questions and concerns related to the risks posed by sharks.

The Nauset Regional Middle School is located at 70 Route 28, Orleans, MA 02653. The auditorium is an accessible space. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on