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2017 Current Events

Fridays
October

APCC's Friday Eco-Tours have been extednded through October.
11am & 2pm

Come see our Living Landscape Laboratory we've been working on over the past year. We'll show you the variety of native plants we've integrated into the landscape, our rain garden and more.

Sign up for a one hour ECO-TOUR at 11am or 2pm. The tour is free, but space is limited and pre-registration is required.

For more information contact: Kristin Andres, Director of Education & Outreach kandres@apcc.org

Tuesday
October 31st

Partners of the Three Bays Stormwater Project present a Stormwater Workshop
Stormwater BMP Maintenance ~ Green Infrastructure Overview - Construction, Inspection, and Maintenance
8am - 12pm

Learn how various designs function and how to maintain them for best results. Barnstable Town Hall, 367 Main Street (enter off South St). Workshop is free, but registration is requested.

Tuesday
November 7th

APCC and Cape Cinema present: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Meet & Greet 6pm
Film 7pm with panel discussion to follow

APCC’s environmental film series is with support from a grant from the Cape Cod Five. Advance tickets through Cape Cinema and at the door. SAVE the date.

Wednesday
November 8th

Partners of the Three Bays Stormwater Project present:
Cleaning Up Stormwater ~ In Tune with Nature An Overview of Green Infrastructure and Maintenance
9am - 12pm

Who’s Invited? Town Staff; Members of Planning Boards and Conservation Commissions; Landscape Contractors & Designers; Consultants; Engineers; and Interested Citizens

Workshop is FREE. Registration Required.

Workshop Agenda

Events: Past

September 27

APCC's 49th Annual Meeting
APCC's annual business meeting, awards ceremony & reception.

September 19

Guided Walk in Chatham with the Chatham Conservation Foundation
A guided walk on land owned by the Chatham Conservation Foundation (CCF), the town's local land trust.

September 6

Muddy Creek Kayak Tour II (CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER)
Join APCC staff on a kayak trip of Muddy Creek, the site of a recent tidal restoration project in Chatham and Harwich. $60 per participant. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

August 29

Cleaning Up the Bays: Priority Sites for Stormwater Treatment
APCC hosted a public meeting to review the results of a stormwater field assessment of the Three Bays watershed.

August 16

Cleaning Up the Bays: Priority Sites for Stormwater Treatment
APCC hosted a public meeting to review the results of a stormwater field assessment of the Three Bays watershed.

August 15

APCC presents "Owners of the Land with Todd Kelley, naturalist and historian; 1717 Meetinghouse, Rt 149, West Barnstable"

August 12

Eco-Tour of APCC
In collaboration with the Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA), the Association to Preserve Cape Cod is opening its property for an eco-tour, "Celebrating Natives".

July 29

Compost Workshop
Come to APCC's living landscape laboratory for a workshop on composting! Michael McCluskey of Cape Save will share how composting changed his life and he'll bestow upon us the secrets of successful composting.

June 24

Eco-Tour of APCC
In collaboration with the Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA), the Association to Preserve Cape Cod is opening its property for an eco-tour, "Celebrating Natives."

June 21

Garden in the Woods Tour
We’re going to visit a special place, a wonderful garden managed by New England Wildflower Society called Garden in the Woods in Framingham, MA.

June 20

Muddy Creek Kayak Tour
APCC staff will lead this kayak tour of the Muddy Creek estuary to discuss the ecological benefits and observe the visible effects of this recently completed tidal restoration project.

June 15

A Rain Garden at Osterville Library
Come learn about rain gardens and help us plant!

June 8

Time to Choose: An APCC Film Event
Academy Award®-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson turns his lens to address worldwide climate change challenges and solutions in this new film.

May 17

Bye Bye Lawn
We'll show you how we're reducing our lawn using three ecologically-friendly methods that you can use to reduce your lawn.

May 2, 9 & 16

Freshwater Ponds: The Jewels of Cape Cod
Freshwater ponds of Cape Cod will be the topic of a series of APCC lead talks at Osterville Library.

May 7

Springtime Herring Exploration at the Mashpee River
Learn about the Cape's most famous fish—river herring!

April 26 & 27

Cleaning Up the Bays: Managing Stormwater in the Three Bays
APCC is hosting the public meetings to kick off our restoration project to help clean up the bays.

April 9

Nature-friendly Native Plants for the Cape Cod Landscape with Michael Talbot
Come learn from one of the pioneers and experts of the “Nature-scaping” movement about why, how and what native plants to use in all areas of the landscape.

April 2

Bird-friendly Gardenswith Nanette Masi
Discover how you can brighten your gardens with a variety of colorful birds and surround yourself with their music by using ornamental native plants.

March 30

Let’s Build a Garden
Discover how you can brighten your gardens with a variety of colorful birds and surround yourself with their music by using ornamental native plants.Learn how to plan and construct a unique raised bed for your home garden in our hands-on workshop at APCC's Living Laboratory Landscape.

March 28

Bring in Spring: Dennis Nature Walk
Let's welcome Spring with a nature walk guided by APCC and the Dennis Conservation Trust. During our forest stroll to a picturesque salt marsh we'll identify native and invasive plants, discuss salt marsh ecology, and profile APCC restoration projects.

March 26

Kill Your Lawn
Learn why you should "kill your lawn," and how to replace it with beautiful and environmentally friendly native plantings.

March 12

Lessons for the garden: What native plants have taught me with Claudia Thompson
This program will reaffirm your commitment to the joy and importance of native plants in our managed landscapes, and give you valuable tips for working with them.

March 5

Waterwise Landscape Designs with Trevor Smith of Land Escapes
Water is part of our daily routine and the stuff of mystery. We use it to cook our food, wash our dishes, and brush our teeth, and few of us can stand on the beach and not lose ourselves to watching the breakers roll in.