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Beech Leaf Disease

Beech leaf disease (BLD) is a disease caused by a foliar nematode that impacts American beech, Fagus grandifolia and European beech, Fagus sylvatica. Beech leaf disease has spread quickly in […]

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Join the Master Gardeners for “Evenings in the Garden”.

Join the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod at the Barnstable County Fairgrounds on Rt. 151 in Falmouth from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Come see the demonstration garden through the […]

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Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center’s Impactful (Sometimes Surprising) Initiatives in Wastewater

Scaling Natural Dye Farming Systems Using Wastewater The Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, operated by Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Environment, is a pioneer in wastewater research. Since […]

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Safely Dispose of Hazardous Waste with Barnstable County’s Household Hazardous Waste Program

Barnstable County’s Solution for Disposing Household Hazardous Waste Safely Properly disposing of hazardous waste is crucial in protecting the environment and public health. Hazardous waste materials that are improperly disposed […]

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Free blood pressure, glucose and nutrition checks on the outer Cape.

Free Blood Pressure, Glucose and Nutrition Checks on the Outer Cape.

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod program, in partnership with Barnstable County Health Nurses, is offering free, weekly blood pressure and glucose checks at Outer Cape […]

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Barnstable County Spotlights Water Quality Programs and Services during National County Government Month  

April 3, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County, the Regional Government of Cape Cod, is celebrating National County Government Awareness Month in April. This year the County is focusing on raising […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Seeks Proposals to Support Local Organizations

Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod is holding informational sessions on Monday, April 3rd, and Thursday, April 6th for organizations interested in applying for an Individual Placement for the program’s historic 25th year.  Organizations wishing to apply are required to attend one of the meetings. Final proposals will be due Friday, May 12th. 

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Happy 2023 AmeriCorps Week!

This week is AmeriCorps Week 2023, and AmeriCorps Cape Cod is sharing stories from current members and several alumni that showcase the power of service on Cape Cod. Follow AmeriCorps […]

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2023 Scholarship Offerings from the Master Gardeners.

The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that it will be offering four $2,500.00 scholarships to four deserving students residing in Barnstable County. Individuals applying for […]

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