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.


Spiders are unwanted housemates.

It’s Spider Season on Cape Cod

~A note from Larry Dapsis, Extension’s County Entomologist Now that it’s getting colder, you’re going to see an influx of spiders in your home. But no need to burn the […]

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Eastham and Orleans HHW Collection Event Canceled Due to Hurricane Lee Weather Advisories

September 15, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – Due to the severe weather forecasted over the weekend, the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection scheduled for Eastham and Orleans residents on 9/16/23 has […]

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Busting Recycling Myths with Kari Parcell, Waste Reduction Coordinator

Kari Parcel, the Waste Reduction Coordinator from Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension shared valuable recycling tips, debunked myths, and answered common recycling questions on this latest episode of County Chatter.

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Preparing for floods on Cape Cod.

Plan Ahead, Be Prepared to Weather Flooding on Cape Cod

Flooding is inevitable on Cape Cod. If it rains on your property, it can flood- that’s right, you don’t have to live on the beach or near a body of […]

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Pest Alert: Box Tree Moth Confirmed for the First Time in Massachusetts

The box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) is a non-native insect that originated in the temperate and subtropical regions of Asia. It was found to be invasive in Europe in 2007 […]

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Cooperative Extension: Committed to Addressing Food Security on Cape Cod

Do you need food assistance? The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is here to help! Extension’s Nutrition and Food Access team joined Grady Culhane on Sunday Journal to talk about […]

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