Natural Resources

  • Quohog Seed Trays
  • Oyster Seed Americorps
  • National Night Out
  • Waquoit Bay Entrance
  • Shellfish Boat
  • Shellfish Division
  • Harbor Master Alec Turner

* * * N O T I C E * * * 

The Great River Boat Ramp is closed for reconstruction.  The Waquoit Bay ramp on Town Landing Road in Falmouth is open.   

Department of Natural Resources Goals and Mission:

  • Protect the public health and safety on Mashpee waterways with patrols, and maintenance of signs and navigational aids.
  • Enforce Shellfish and Waterways By-Laws and General Laws.
  • Manage, monitor, protect and when necessary restore the aquatic natural resources including shellfish, water quality and waterways.  Restoration includes shellfish propagation and water quality monitoring.
  • Educate the public about shellfish and waterways uses, regulations and issues.
  • Advise Mashpee Boards, Commissions, Committees and Departments as needed regarding shellfish and waterways.

Staff Contacts

NameTitlePhone Number





Frederick Bohnenberger

Assistant Harbormaster

Shawn Chicoine

Assistant Harbormaster

Peter O'Leary

Assistant Harbormaster

Richard Santangelo

Assistant Harbormaster

Michael Scirpoli

Assistant Harbormaster

John Tobias

Assistant Harbormaster

Shellfish Constable

508-539-1400 x8577

Ashley Fisher

Shellfish/Water Quality Tech

508-539-1400 x8578

Quinn Shea

Waterways Assistant

Administrative Assistant

508-539-1400 x8202