Preserving the very nature of Cape Cod for over 50 years
A carbon-neutral Cape Cod where waters are restored and protected, natural landscapes and wildlife habitat are preserved, and where growth respects the character of town centers and rural lands.
The high quality of life we enjoy on Cape Cod depends on a healthy environment, with safe drinking water, clean ponds and bays, unspoiled open areas and vibrant mixed use village centers.
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APCC latest news, announcements, press mentions, position statements and more.
Last week marked the post-Covid resumption of much-missed extended family visits. My house was again busting at the seams with siblings, their children, and their children as well. Back again were the sounds of laughter and lighthearted chatter that mark the joy that...
The Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC), a leading organization in environmental protection for over five decades, is recruiting for a Restoration Ecologist. APCC is seeking an experienced and visionary technician who will help advance the goals of the Cape Cod...
For the first time in its long history of testing the water at public beaches, the town has partnered with an outside agency to help ensure that Cyanobacteria are kept at bay. The Association To Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) has already begun testing several of the town’s...
Events & Happenings
Get Your Botany On with APCC!
Get outside with APCC for an informative walk with our guest botanist, Hayley Kolding. Thanks to Hayley’s generosity in giving of her time and expertise to APCC, we are offering four different walks.
Thank you for making APCC’s Plant Sale a success!
You can LEARN MORE about native plants for Cape Cod landscapes at CapeCodNativePlants.org
May 2021: CapeCodNativePlants.org Launches!
Find native plants appropriate for a Cape Cod garden and managed landscape. Over 50 native plants featured, and more being added each day.
The Cape Cod National Seashore – Steven Koppel
A new book, The Cape Cod National Seashore, by fine art photographer Steven Koppel is now available for purchase. Profits from the sale of Steven Koppel’s books are donated to the charitable work of APCC and the EDI Institute. To learn more about Steven and his work, and to order a copy of The Cape Cod National Seashore and his previous book, The Brewster Flats, click here.
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We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.
The Cape Cod Climate Emergency Initiative
APCC joins 350 Cape Cod, the Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative and other organizations in establishing the Cape Cod Climate Emergency Initiative, a region-wide movement in support of local efforts to develop, plan and implement a Climate Emergency Declaration Initiative in all 15 towns across the Cape. More Information