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Marine Invaders: Green crabs and other local invasive species are the featured subjects in the next WHSG Topics in Oceanography (TIO) workshop for informal and formal educators grades 6-12. .The workshop is scheduled for Friday, December 3 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will be held in #woodshole at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)Visit bit.ly/3cJAxGY to register. Scroll down to get more details...Marine Invaders: Green crabs and other local invasive species are the featured subjects in the next WHSG Topics in Oceanography (TIO) workshop for informal and formal educators grades 6-12. .The workshop is scheduled for Friday, December 3 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will be held in #WoodsHole at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).The Woods Hole Sea Grant Program, WHOI Information Office, and WHOI Academic Programs Office offer professional development workshops for high school and middle school teachers, held twice a year. Teachers get to hear about current research directly from the scientists, experience either the lab or field, sample some classroom activities, and discuss how to integrate their new knowledge into their curriculum. Teachers then take home a thumb drive with background material and classroom activities..Join us at this workshop to learn the basics of invasive species, discover the marine invaders we find on Cape Cod, dive into green crab genetics (real life examples of some middle school genetics concepts), and explore how climate change and invasive species intersect. We’ll then get some applied, regional context when we discuss the impacts of invasive species on an aquaculture farm on #MarthasVineyard..In the afternoon, we'll walk to a tide pool to look for invasive species, do some hands-on classroom activities, and tour WHOI's research vessel, the R/V Armstrong..For financial assistance and other questions, contact Grace Simpkins, gsimpkins@whoi.edu Visit bit.ly/3cJAxGY for more info and to register. Massachusetts Teachers Association Barnstable County Government National Sea Grant College Program NOAA Education NH Sea Grant#marineinvasives #invasivespecies #greencrabs #scienceteachers #massachusettsteachers #stemeducation #scienceeducation #topicsinoceanography ... See MoreSee Less
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Arts Foundation of Cape Cod to Receive $150,000 American Rescue Plan Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Arts Foundation of Cape Cod to Receive $150,000 American Rescue Plan Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

By on November 26, 2021 in Recent News

Arts Foundation one of 66 arts organizations throughout country to receive grant funding  (Hyannis, MA) November 18, 2021—The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod (AFCC) is pleased to announce it has been selected to receive an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help the region’s arts and […]

Listen to ‘One Drop Leads to Another’ – a New Podcast Series that Dives into Water Quality Topics on Cape Cod

Listen to ‘One Drop Leads to Another’ – a New Podcast Series that Dives into Water Quality Topics on Cape Cod

By on November 24, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

In their new podcast series dedicated to helping our residents understand water quality topics relevant to our region, Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians Kalliope Chute and Brian Baumgaertel talk with Harriet Booth, Marine Resource Specialist with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, about a wide range of concerns related to shellfish, and about how she got involved in […]

Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting at 9:00 AM | November 24, 2021

Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting at 9:00 AM | November 24, 2021

By on November 24, 2021 in Recent News

Barnstable County Commissioners Meeting on November 24, 2021  Every other week, the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners holds a regular meeting to discuss important issues that impact our region.  We invite residents to participate in a public meeting or watch the live streams on our YouTube channel. Agenda 1. Call to Order 2. Pledge […]

Registration is Now Open for Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast 

Registration is Now Open for Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Information from: Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission              Theme for 2021 Human Rights Awards Breakfast Honors Wampanoag Nation   (Barnstable, MA – November 22, 2021) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) will be holding its Annual Human Rights Awards Breakfast virtually on Friday, December 10, 2021, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am.  The public is […]

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands 

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Information from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension  November 22, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that 18 towns on Cape Cod and Islands have been awarded a total of $207,350 through the MassDEP’s 2021 Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) under the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP). The RDP recognizes municipalities that have implemented policies and […]

Cape Cod Commission partners with towns to host virtual workshops on low-lying roads 

Cape Cod Commission partners with towns to host virtual workshops on low-lying roads 

By on November 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Attendees will identify vulnerable roadways and help craft climate-resilient solutions  For Immediate Release (November 19, 2021) – A series of virtual workshops for citizens interested in identifying roadways vulnerable to storm surge and sea level rise will take place over the next few weeks.  Cape Cod Commission staff are working with the Towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Dennis, Eastham, Orleans, […]

Free Cookbook from Buy Fresh Buy Local Offers Year-Round Cooking Inspiration from Cape Cod Farmers and Fisherman

Free Cookbook from Buy Fresh Buy Local Offers Year-Round Cooking Inspiration from Cape Cod Farmers and Fisherman

By on November 19, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

Enjoy this free cookbook to show you how to use more fresh ingredients in your everyday cooking, help keep you healthy and support the beautiful local farmers and fishermen who feed us. The Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Cookbook is a tribute to our farmers, fishermen, chefs, and shoppers, who embrace our local food […]

Read the latest edition of the Department of Human Services e-newsletter

Read the latest edition of the Department of Human Services e-newsletter

By on November 18, 2021 in Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services e-newsletter is the “clearinghouse” for human services in Barnstable County. With a readership of more than 2,000, the bi-weekly e-newsletter disseminates news of timely information to hundreds of human service organizations, elected officials, and County residents about upcoming training, funding opportunities, important community events, and news. SIGN-UP for […]

Upcoming Meetings at Barnstable County

Nov
29
Mon
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Standing C...
Assembly of Delegates Standing C...
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Standing Committee on Finance Meeting @ Remote
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates Standing Committee on Finance will be conducted in person and via remote[...]
Dec
1
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners' Regular Meeting
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are[...]
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings 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[...]
Dec
8
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Board of Regional Commissioners' Regular Meeting
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are[...]
Dec
15
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings 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[...]
Dec
22
Wed
9:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Board of Regional Commissioners’...
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Board of Regional Commissioners' Regular Meeting
Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting of the Barnstable County Commissioners will be conducted in person and via remote means, in accordance with applicable law.  Members of the public are[...]
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