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It’s National Groundwater Awareness Week!

March 10th through 16th is National Groundwater Awareness Week (GWAW)! The National Groundwater Association (NGWA) encourages annual inspections of private water systems by certified water well contractors to ensure systems are operating […]

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Commissioners Endorse Plans to Expand Septic System Test Center

March 14, 2024 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – At yesterday’s meeting, the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners unanimously approved Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center’s (MASSTC) proposal for expansion. MASSTC, a division […]

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We’re Hiring! Seasonal Job Openings with Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment (BCDHE) is seeking seasonal full-time staff to fill the following positions: Applicants must be available to work the entire duration of the summer […]

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Registration Open for Lower Cape Cod Children’s Garden

A free program offered by the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod for children 8-12 years old. March 12 , 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – The Master Gardener Association of Cape […]

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Daylight Savings is a Good Reminder for Individual & Community Preparedness!

It’s time to spring forward! Daylight Savings Time begins when the clock strikes 2 AM on Sunday, March 10, 2024. Fun Fact: Daylight Savings Time was first implemented in 1918 […]

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The Alternative: A Newsletter from the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center

Check out MASSTC’s most recent edition of their newsletter “The Alternative” featuring insights on urine diversion or “Pee-cycling”.

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Cotuit Bay Entrance Dredging to Begin

View these photos of the Barnstable County Dredge in action at the Cotuit Bay entrance! Captured by Steve Heaslip for the Cape Cod Times, these images showcase crews preparing for […]

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Mass Audubon’s Cape Cod Natural History Conference on Saturday, March 9th, Features Talk on Urine Diversion

Mass Audubon’s 2024 Cape Cod Natural History Conference will take place in-person on Saturday, March 9th from 8:30am-3:30pm at Cape Cod Community College’s Tilden Arts Center. Bryan Horsely, Environmental Project […]

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