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Travel Report from Shannon Jarbeau on the “At What Point Managed Retreat” Meeting held in New York City, New York on June 21, 2019

Travel Report from Shannon Jarbeau on the “At What Point Managed Retreat” Meeting held in New York City, New York on June 21, 2019

By on July 17, 2019 in Recent News

At the Board of Regional Commissioners’ regular meeting today, Shannon Jarbeau, Floodplain Specialist and Community Rating System Coordinator at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and Woods Hole Sea Grant, gave an overview of her participation in the “At What Point Managed Retreat? Resilience Building in the Coastal Zone Conference, from June 19 – 21st in […]

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Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

On July 17, 2019, at 4:15 p.m., the Assembly of Delegates will hold a public hearing to solicit comments from the public and interested parties on suggested topics for consideration of a Charter Review.  Future meetings and open discussions by the Assembly of Delegates will take into consideration comments expressed by the public. Please see […]

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Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Barnstable County Entomologist Larry Dapsis in the News!

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Entomologist Larry Dapsis is in the news again! Read this article from the Patriot Ledger in which he discusses his program and online educational series on tick-borne illness prevention.  Read the article HERE.

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A Discussion with Cape Cod Extension’s Kari Parcell & WCAI

A Discussion with Cape Cod Extension’s Kari Parcell & WCAI

By on July 10, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

Did you know that nearly 300 million tons of plastic is produced each year, half for items that are intended to be used once? Check out this discussion with our own Cape Cod Cooperative Extension waste reduction extraordinaire, Kari Parcel, and WCAI-FM on ways to reduce our consumption of single use plastics in our homes and communities! […]

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Register for the OneCapeSummit 2019

Register for the OneCapeSummit 2019

OneCape Summit registration closes on July 19th. This event (July 29-30) provides an opportunity for region-wide conversations on Cape Cod’s environment and economy. We’ll explore the natural, built, and community systems of #CapeCod and how we can become a more resilient region. Register at http://onecape.capecodcommission.org/

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Wrapping Up AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 20

Wrapping Up AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 20

In less than a month we will be saying goodbye to Year ’20s 21 members. Come join us in celebrating all of their achievements on Thursday, July 25th at 10:00 am in the Tilden Art Center at Cape Cod Community College for the AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member Graduation. Please RSVP via email to americorps@barnstablecounty.org

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Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use – Initiative to initially target businesses in the trade, service and construction sector BARNSTABLE, Ma. (June 17, 2019) – The Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council has unveiled a new online ‘Employer Toolkit’ to help Cape businesses combat substance use disorders in the workforce. Vaira […]

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Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week | June 23 – 29, 2019

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week | June 23 – 29, 2019

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week  June 23 – 29, 2019. Cape Codders! The Barnstable County Commissioners have declared this week of June as Smart Transportation Week. Join us tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – Commuter Rally held here at the County Complex (behind the Cape Cod Commission) from 12 noon to 1:00 P.M. Come stop […]

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Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm?

Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm?

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 – Today in the Harbor View conference room, the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension presented: Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm? Regional Efforts and Lessons from Puerto Rico. The Harbor View conference room at Barnstable County was full of coastal managers, environmental […]

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Barnstable County Welcomes New Finance Director Elizabeth Braccia

Barnstable County Welcomes New Finance Director Elizabeth Braccia

Monday, June 24, 2019 – Barnstable County is pleased to announce the swearing in of Elizabeth Braccia to the role of Director of Finance. Elizabeth brings years of finance experience from both the public and private sector.  Her most recent positions include Finance Manager at the City of Punta Gorda, Florida and Finance Director at […]

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