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.


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

Pond Cut, 15 October 2016

The Pond is Cut! The Edgartown Great Pond was cut open to the Atlantic Ocean yesterday, October 15, 2016.  Today marks the October full moon

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Real-Time Sensors coming to the Pond

Real-Time Pond Data! This spring our Education Coordinator, Emily Reddington, implemented a new water sampling regime. As a part of this new program, summer interns

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Read the 2015-2016 Annual Report

The 2015-2016 Annual Report is available now! Meet our 2016 Summer Science Interns. Learn about our Water Sampling Program and the characteristics of a healthy

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Great Pond Opening



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