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Cape Cod Extension Marine Program Now Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course

Cape Cod Extension Marine Program Now Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course

For Immediate Release Date: January 29, 2019 From: Abigail Archer – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program Re: 8-Week Class Offered on the Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming For more information please contact Abigail Archer, Marine Resource Specialist at 508-375-6702 aarcher@barnstablecounty.org Accepting Registration for 2019 Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course An 8-week course on the Fundamentals […]

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Cape Cod Commission is Seeking Public Input on Your Vision for Cape Cod’s Transportation System

Cape Cod Commission is Seeking Public Input on Your Vision for Cape Cod’s Transportation System

What’s your vision for Cape Cod? Replacement of the existing Canal bridges? More sidewalks? More bike paths? Increased bus service? Improved pavement condition? Safer roadways? Self driving cars?   The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) sets the long-range vision for the transportation system on Cape Cod. It is the primary means for allocation of federal and […]

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Behind the Scenes: M/V Sand Shifter

Behind the Scenes: M/V Sand Shifter

By on January 17, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Our dredge crew works tirelessly in all kinds of weather to maintain our waterways, providing savings to our towns. Watch this short video of the new Barnstable County dredge, M/V Sand Shifter, and the work currently being done in Cotuit Bay.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Learn Hands-only CPR and save a life! Free training at Cape Cod Mall on January 19.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Learn Hands-only CPR and save a life! Free training at Cape Cod Mall on January 19.

BARNSTABLE (MA) January 14, 2019 – A trip to the Cape Cod Mall on Saturday, January 19, 2019, will bring double benefits as the Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) will offer free “Hands-only” cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the main corridor just outside of Macy’s. Hands-Only CPR is […]

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Department of Human Services Announces Homelessness Point in Time Count

Department of Human Services Announces Homelessness Point in Time Count

By on January 10, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The 2019 Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time count will start on the evening of Tuesday, January 29 and continue for 24 hours into Wednesday, January 30. A training session for all volunteers will be held on Wednesday, January 16 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM in the Innovation Room in the […]

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Please Take the Barnstable County Healthy Aging Project Community Survey

Please Take the Barnstable County Healthy Aging Project Community Survey

The Barnstable County’s Healthy Aging-Cape Cod project, in conjunction with each town’s Council on Aging, is conducting an assessment to learn about peoples’ plans and needs as they age. As part of the assessment, a Healthy Aging Community Survey of all residents of Barnstable County will begin on January 7, 2019 and end on March […]

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Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations

Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2018 Contact: Kayla Burgess AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member (508) 375-6847 kayla.burgess@barnstablecounty.org Holiday Lights Recycling at Cape Transfer Stations Barnstable, MA– AmeriCorps Cape Cod and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension are organizing a holiday lights recycling drive in partnership with the town transfer stations. The Bourne, Sandwich, Mashpee, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Brewster, […]

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“A Day On, Not a Day Off” Service Project in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Hosted by AmeriCorps Cape Cod

“A Day On, Not a Day Off” Service Project in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Hosted by AmeriCorps Cape Cod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2018 | MEDIA CONTACT: Ashley Gardner | 508-470-3658 | ashley.gardner@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable, MA – AmeriCorps Cape Cod is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 21st from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School cafeteria located at 210 Station Avenue in […]

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Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

December 13, 2018 – Approximately 60 people attended the Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness workshop yesterday hosted by the Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. The purpose for the workshop was to arm residents and businesses on Cape Cod with the information needed to understand climate change, its impacts to coastal flooding and our […]

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WET Festival Success!

WET Festival Success!

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod hosted a water festival on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Bourne High School attended by Peebles and Bournedale Elementary Schools. The festival, called WET Fest, taught 154 fourth grade students about protecting Cape Cod’s source of drinking water. AmeriCorps Cape Cod members facilitated many hands-on activities […]

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