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Restoring the Health of Our Local Ponds

J. Junker

Brewster is home to some 80 ponds, covering more acreage than any other town on the Cape. Other towns are also concerned about the growing problem of bacterial contamination, excessive nutrients, invasive species, and the impacts of human development. On The Point, Mindy Todd hosts a discussion about the health of area ponds and challenges to pond restoration. Guests on the program are: Sue Leven, Brewster town planner; Chris Miller, director of the Brewster Department of Natural Resources; Tom Cambareri, watershed management director at the Cape Cod Commission; and Mark Nelson, senior hydrologist with the Horsely Witten group. Here's a link to the Brewster Ponds Coalition website

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.