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For Immediate Release: Drop-off Unwanted Medications at a Site near You

For Immediate Release: Drop-off Unwanted Medications at a Site near You

April 28, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County’s Hazardous Materials Program encourages community members to drop-off expired, unused, or unwanted prescription medications on “National Take Back Day,” which takes place on Saturday, April 30th from 10 AM to 2 PM at a police station near you. Cape Cod has a largely unconfined sole source aquifer […]

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For Immediate Release: Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale

For Immediate Release: Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale

   MASTER GARDENER ANNUAL PLANT SALE  Join us on May 21, 2022  April 21, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – The Master Gardener’s Plant Sale returns as an in-person event on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Locally grown annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs will be sold from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds, Route […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces 2022 Schedule for Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program  

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces 2022 Schedule for Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program  

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Information from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension    Household Hazardous Waste collections will take place across Barnstable County from April to October March 14, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, a department of Barnstable County, announced 24 Household Hazardous Waste collection dates across Cape Cod between April and October; […]

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Make Your Spring Planting Plans with the Master Gardeners

Make Your Spring Planting Plans with the Master Gardeners

  Are you ready for spring gardening? Join the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod for a virtual Spring Symposium. The March session is an educational webinar about adding edible plants to your yard.  Aimed at gardeners of all levels of experience, the Master Gardeners are offering this session on Saturday, March 12th from 10 […]

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Deadline Approaching: Annual Native Plant Sale

Deadline Approaching: Annual Native Plant Sale

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 […]

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Master Gardeners Announce ‘Backyard Horticulture’ Course 

Master Gardeners Announce ‘Backyard Horticulture’ Course 

Educational Series offered virtually or in-person in Harwich January 24, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) Beginning in February, the Master Gardeners will offer a weekly course, ‘Backyard Horticulture, ‘either in-person or virtually. Backyard Horticulture is a gardening course for all levels of gardeners. The course is taught by experienced Master Gardeners and covers various topics. Common topics include Container Gardening, […]

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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 Cooperative Extension, 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 […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Reminds Residents of Sharps Disposal Program

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Reminds Residents of Sharps Disposal Program

Barnstable County’s Hazardous Waste program, in coordination with towns on Cape Cod, provides year-round sharps collection and container distribution. January 4, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County continues to operate the Residential Sharps Collection Program in coordination with towns and fire districts across Cape Cod, with over 20 locations available for drop-off of used sharps and […]

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Recycle Your Old, Broken Holiday Lights!

Recycle Your Old, Broken Holiday Lights!

By on December 14, 2021 in Cooperative Extension, Recent News

If you came across a broken string of lights while decorating for the holidays, don’t throw them in the trash! We’re working with AmeriCorps Cape Cod and town Transfer Stations to take those broken lights off of your hands. Drop your unwanted or broken string lights off at your Transfer Stations until the end of […]

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Download the Cape & Islands Food Resource Guide

Download the Cape & Islands Food Resource Guide

The holidays may look different for many this year, but one thing will remain the same: Cape & Island food pantries are here to help put food on tables. If you or someone you know is in need of food assistance, download our Cape & Island Food Resource Guide to locate a food pantry or […]

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