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.


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

Box tree moth caterpillar, webbing, and frass pellets. Seen in Barnstable County, MA in 2023. Photo: Russ Norton, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension The box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) is a non-native […]

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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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Barnstable County to Participate at Annual 55+ Community Safety Day

Barnstable County is pleased to have multiple departments represented at the upcoming Town of Barnstable’s 2nd Annual 55+ Community Safety Day. Join us at the Barnstable Adult Community Center on […]

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