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Great Pond Foundation
Spring Cut
March 23, 2020
Edgartown Great Pond was opened to the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday. 
Photo taken on Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 by Zeev Pearl. 
Edgartown Great Pond was about 3.7 feet above sea level before the barrier beach was cut open to the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, March 22, 2020.  The Pond was began draining with a strong flow and was still draining as of Monday afternoon.  There are two phases to every cut...
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It's a bird, it's a plane, no wait, it's a Bald Eagle!
If you have been spending time by EGP this winter you may have looked up and see a bald eagle, or maybe even a pair...
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Why is eelgrass important?

Established eelgrass meadows stabilize shorelines, reduce erosion, and help buffer coastal communities from storm surge and sea level rise. This essential habitat for fish and invertebrates also supports fisheries, while helping to feed local families.

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Protect the Pond & The Planet
Restoring our coastal ecosystems is local conservation with at global impact. Eelgrass meadows in Edgartown Great Pond sequester more carbon than tropical rainforests. This carbon captured by coastal marine ecosystems is called BLUE CARBON.
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