MAKING LIFE BETTER FOR BARNSTABLE COUNTY

The mission of Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is to improve the health and well-being of youth, families, and communities; conserve and enhance natural and marine resources, and strengthen agriculture and food systems.


News

Box Tree Moth Quarantine Issued in MA

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) has announced that the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) has established a quarantine for the […]

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Barnstable County’s Emergency Preparedness Director Chip Reilly Urges Residents to Be Ready as Atlantic Hurricane Season Approaches

Atlantic hurricane season officially begins this coming Saturday, June 1 and ends November 30, 2024. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) meteorologists are predicting 17–25 named storms and 8–13 hurricanes, […]

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Fresh Off the Cape Cod Grill: Home Grilling Safety Tips

Grilling outdoors is one of the best parts of summer on Cape Cod! It’s a healthy and low-fat way to cook your favorite meals, but to avoid foodborne illness and […]

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Cape Cod Latex Paint Take-Back Day

SAVE THE DATE Date: August 3rd, 2024 | Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM | Location: Tony Kent Arena, Dennis, MA Barnstable County residents, it’s time to dig through your […]

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Cape Cod Master Gardeners Host Annual Plant Sale in Falmouth on Saturday, May 18, 2024

The Master Gardeners Association of Cape Cod will host its 25th Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 18, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. until sold out. The event will take place at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds, Route 151, in Falmouth, inside the Marketplace Building, accessible via the West Gate at Currier Road. Proceeds will support the scholarship fund and public education events.

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DO YOU CONTROL TICKS IN YOUR YARD? Take this survey!

Do You Control Ticks in Your Yard? Take this Survey for a Chance to Get a Free Evaluation of Your Property.

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is working with the New England Center of Excellence in Vector-borne Diseases (NEWVEC) and is seeking your help in better understanding residential tick control on Cape […]

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