Mission Statement

The Great Pond Foundation was formed to enhance the health and beauty of the Edgartown Great Pond by supporting solutions to environmental problems affecting it. Our goals are to educate the public to the Pond’s value and condition, and assist the Town of Edgartown in enhancing its recreational and ecological features. We work with the Town to promote the Pond's management.

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About Us

The Great Pond Foundation represents visitors, riparian owners and enthusiasts of all sorts who enjoy the Edgartown Great Pond. We work with the Town of Edgartown and other concerned organizations to enhance the health of the Edgartown Great Pond through science, research, and education.

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Latest News



Fall Cut 2017

EGP is Open! Mid-day yesterday, Paul Bagnall and his crew completed the cut of Edgartown Great Pond to the Atlantic Ocean. As of the late

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Tunicate Collecting

Tunicate Collecting Katama & Cape Pogue   Mary Carman, WHOI Biologist Great Pond Foundation (GPF) spent yesterday collecting tunicate (sea squirt) samples for the second

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Dead Whale

Dead Whale to be removed from EGP! Thanks to all of our neighbors for the reports of the whale carcass that washed up on the

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