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.


AmeriCorps Cape Cod Honors Year 25 Graduates

July 16, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – On July 25th, the AmeriCorps Cape Cod program will celebrate 18 graduating members who have each completed 11 months and 1,700 hours of public service. These dedicated individuals have worked on crucial projects that protect the Cape’s natural resources, prepare for disasters, educate the community, and engage volunteers. 

The public is invited to join the graduation ceremony to honor these dedicated individuals and their significant contributions to the Cape Cod community.

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Cape Cod’s New Composting Initiative

Cape Cod is making strides towards sustainability with efforts to establish a regional composting facility. Kari Parcell, waste reduction coordinator with the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, is among the leaders […]

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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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