Newsletters

FWS publishes two newsletters each year — in summer and in winter. The newsletters contain articles on topics relevant to the protection and restoration of Falmouth’s bays, estuaries, ponds and rivers, including the state of wastewater planning in town, alternative methods of reducing nitrogen pollution, naturalist musings, climate change, personal actions citizens can take to make a difference, upcoming events, and updates on FWS’ activities in the areas of education, advocacy, citizen science, and planning.

 Newsletter Table of Contents
Winter 2015-2016 President’s Message  • Oyster Aquaculture  •  Falmouth’s Water Quality Plan  •  Drinking Water Plant Update  •  Osprey: A Favorite Summer Resident  •  Falmouth’s Wastewater Permit
 Summer 2015  Presidents’ Message •  Florida & Cape Cod Commonalities • N Pollution in W. Falmouth Harbor • 208 Plan for Cape Cod Update • Future of Water Conference • Science Fair • FSW Organic Cotton Bags  • Mentoring FHS Students
Winter 2014-15 Presidents’ Message  • Naturalist’s Corner • Stewardship at Lawrence • Endangered River Herring • Town Protects Waters • Young Voices for the Planet Film Showing
Summer 2014  Presidents’ Message • Naturalist’s Corner • Science Fair Winners • Sea Level Rise and Storms • Milestones in Town Planning • How to Build a Raingarden  • Annual Meetng
Winter 2013-14  Message from the President: Cape Cod Commission’s   (CCC) new Regional Wastewater Planning Process • Town Votes for Water Quality • Oyster Aquaculture • Keep It Blue Campaign
Summer 2013  Town Says Yes to Clean Water • Ocean Outfall Option • Science Fair Winners • Driveways and Stormwater • Fertilizer Bylaw Update • 10 Things to Reduce Pollution • Keep It Blue Campaign
Winter 2012-13  Town Moves Forward on Nitrogen • Storms and Sea Level Rise • Stormwater Grants • Sewer Socials • APCC Consensus Statement • New Citizen Scientist App • Pond Watch Opportunities • Oral History Update
Summer 2012  Focus Expands to Include Fresh Waters • Climate Change Cape Cod • Stormwater Part II • Addressing Wastewater • Urine‐Diversion Toilets • Science Fair Winners • Pond Watch Needs You • New Initiatives • Sustainable Lawn Care
WInter 2011-12  Water Quality Committee • Local River Otters • Composting Toilets • Mass. Estuaries Plan Study Results • Inlet Widening • Sewer Socials • Chemicals in Wells
Summer 2011  Wastewater • Nitrogen Pollution • Stormwater Runoff Part I • Lawn Care • Permeable Reactive Barriers • Comp. Wastewater Mngt. Plan • Recharge Site Map • PondWatch