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2018 UMASS Garden Calendars Available

2018 UMASS Garden Calendars Available

By on November 29, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

Give it as a gift or enjoy one for yourself all year. The 2018 UMASS Garden Calendar includes a featured article about insects to look for Massachusetts.  It also includes a short segment on beneficial pollinators, presents key information about current invasive insects with photos. Below is a sampling of the garden images from this year’s […]

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Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) is Growing on Cape Cod & the Islands

Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) is Growing on Cape Cod & the Islands

Barnstable County Announces 174% Increase in Total Funding to Cape & Islands Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Participants in 2017 BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – The Cape and Islands have been awarded more than $700,000 in Round 1 and Round 2 of MassDEP’s 2017 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Municipal Grant funding program, a 174% overall […]

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Cooperative Extension Working with WHOI Sea Grant on Important Aquaculture Projects

Cooperative Extension Working with WHOI Sea Grant on Important Aquaculture Projects

By on November 2, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

NEWS RELEASE Two new grants to the Woods Hole Sea Grant program totaling more than $650,000 will support research aimed at expanding aquaculture production in Massachusetts. Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Marine Team is the lead on a project to explore the potential to broaden the shellfish aquaculture market in Massachusetts. See the full […]

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Application Deadlines Extended for BSU Internships to 11/13

Application Deadlines Extended for BSU Internships to 11/13

Barnstable County’s ‘On Roads to Opportunity Internship Program has extended the deadline for submitting applications to November 13, 2017. Some of the departments that currently offer internships at Barnstable County  are: Children’s Cove Commissioners’ Office Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Human Resources Human Services Health and Environment Human Rights Commission Information Technology Resource Development Office We […]

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2nd Annual Parent Summit

2nd Annual Parent Summit

  2nd Annual Parent Summit “Building Parent Muscle” On Sunday November 5, 2017 we  are hosting the second annual My Choice Matters Parent Summit: Building Parent Muscle.  Registration is still open at http://www.mychoicematters.net/.  Please forward this invitation to your networks, friends, and neighbors.  Why:       Being a parent is hard work!  My Choice Matters: Building Parent […]

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Children’s Cove Marks 20 Years Providing Hope and Healing

Children’s Cove Marks 20 Years Providing Hope and Healing

Barnstable, MA – This year, Children’s Cove, a department of Barnstable County, marked 20 years of providing coordinated and comprehensive multidisciplinary services to child victims of sexual and physical abuse, child witnesses to domestic violence, and child victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking. Since 1997, thousands of Cape and Islands children have walked through the doors […]

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Barnstable County – Substance Use Resources- Find helpful information and resources here.

Barnstable County – Substance Use Resources- Find helpful information and resources here.

By on October 22, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

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Mercy Otis Warren: Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award 2018

Mercy Otis Warren: Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award 2018

By on October 2, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

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Bear Witness to the Clothesline Project at Barnstable County Complex

Bear Witness to the Clothesline Project at Barnstable County Complex

By on October 2, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

Bear Witness to the Clothesline Project will be held at the Barnstable County Complex on Tuesday, October 10th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. T-shirts made in memory of someone who has been touched by violence will be on view. Additionally, there will be supplies available to make and hang t-shirts. The Clothesline Project (CLP) […]

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Volunteers Help Children’s Cove Make A Difference

Volunteers Help Children’s Cove Make A Difference

By on September 11, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

VISTA Volunteer Olivia Friedrichs began volunteering at Children’s Cove in June of this year. Founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 and incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs in 1993, VISTA volunteers are placed in service organizations across the United States, aiming to build capacity and enhance those organizations’ ability to serve […]

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