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Barnstable County Dredge Project Summary: Mashpee’s Popponesset Bay Inner & 1916 Channels

Barnstable County Dredge Project Summary: Mashpee’s Popponesset Bay Inner & 1916 Channels

By on January 21, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Project Summary: Mashpee’s Popponesset Bay Inner & 1916 Dredging Projects Two projects were completed in Popponesset Bay for the Town of Mashpee and the Save Poppy Bay coalition in October. A little background on Popponesset Bay. Save Popponesset Bay is the owner of 2/3’s of the Spit, with the eastern third, owned by Mass Audubon. […]

Barnstable County Dredge | Updated Project Schedule 2022

Barnstable County Dredge | Updated Project Schedule 2022

By on January 20, 2022 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

The following is the updated schedule for the County’s dredge’s Cod Fish II & Sand Shifter. Both schedules include the projects completed to date, along with the Post-Dredge Volumes. For a detailed look at the Post-Dredge surveys for each of the completed projects, please visit the County’s Project Web Viewer at: Barnstable County Dredge Project […]

Cape Cod Cooperative Aquaculture Specialist Abigail Archer Talks about the Recent Survey for Recreational Shellfishers

Cape Cod Cooperative Aquaculture Specialist Abigail Archer Talks about the Recent Survey for Recreational Shellfishers

By on January 19, 2022 in Recent News

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Specialists, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Woods Hole Sea Grant are working to identify opportunities for recreational shellfishers. Watch this interview on Lower Cape TV with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Aquaculture Specialist Abigail Archer on the story behind a recent survey sent out. https://loom.ly/QNHKmug   Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Woods […]

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Hosts Annual Native Plant Sale

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Hosts Annual Native Plant Sale

By on January 18, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

MEDIA ALERT     Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Hosts Annual Native Plant Sale Annual sale aims to educate public about the importance of local, native plants January 18, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) Gardening enthusiasts can now pre-order native plants and seedlings at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension until March 18, 2022. The plant material available through […]

UPDATE: MLK Day Beach Cleanup Postponed Until Saturday, January 22nd | Join AmeriCorps Cape Cod, CARE for Cape & Islands and Center for Coastal Studies on MLK Day!

UPDATE: MLK Day Beach Cleanup Postponed Until Saturday, January 22nd | Join AmeriCorps Cape Cod, CARE for Cape & Islands and Center for Coastal Studies on MLK Day!

By on January 13, 2022 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

MLK Day 2022 “A Day On, Not a Day Off: Help Keep Cape Cod Clean”  AmeriCorps Cape Cod to celebrate MLK Day on Cape Cod’s Beaches January 16, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – MLK Beach Clean-up, “A Day On, Not a Day Off: Help Keep Cape Cod Clean” has been postponed until Saturday, January 22 due […]

Read the Latest RSAC E-Newsletter | Substance Use Prevention Topics

Read the Latest RSAC E-Newsletter | Substance Use Prevention Topics

By on January 7, 2022 in Recent News

Read the latest issue of the Barnstable County (RSAC) monthly E-newsletter.  This e-newsletter is a tether of communication across towns, providers, organizations, and individuals on Cape Cod and providing information on substance use across the continuum of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery. https://conta.cc/34uptN5

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Issues Advisory As COVID-19 Cases Continue Post-Holiday Surge

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Issues Advisory As COVID-19 Cases Continue Post-Holiday Surge

Recent COVID-19 PCR test results at County test sites and at Cape Cod Healthcare are showing percentage positivity of 20% and higher. January 6, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County continues to experience extremely high daily case numbers, as reported by the MA Department of Public Health, following laboratory analysis of PCR test samples. This week, […]

Notice of Public Meeting:  Falmouth Complete Streets  

Notice of Public Meeting:  Falmouth Complete Streets  

By on January 5, 2022 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 5, 2022)  –  The Cape Cod Commission and  the Town of Falmouth will be holding a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 6:00 PM to discuss the development of a Complete Streets Prioritization Plan for the Town of Falmouth. Use this information to join the meeting:  Meeting Link: https://capecodcommission.org/completestreets/join If prompted for a passcode, enter: join Phone: (929) 205-6099 Meeting ID: 932 6393 2207 A “complete street” provides accommodations for […]

Upcoming Meetings at Barnstable County

Jan
26
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners Meeting @ Virtual via Teams Meeting Link
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted  via remote means, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are invited to watch[...]
Feb
2
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the[...]
Feb
16
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the[...]
Mar
2
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the[...]
Mar
16
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the[...]
Apr
6
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the[...]
Apr
20
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the[...]
May
4
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
Assembly of Delegates Regular Me...
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law. Members of the[...]
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