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.
In The Spotlight
APCC latest news, announcements, press mentions, position statements and more.
The town meeting action in Nantucket seeking Home Rule authorization banning the use of fertilizers on the island has big implications for Cape Cod. Nantucket waterways, like those here on the Cape, are suffering from nutrient enrichment and the town has rightly...
Bringing Natural Resource Protection & Housing Needs Together. A project by the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) and the Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC). The problem: Housing and natural resource protection advocates often work separately, and are...
It’s getting louder. The drum beat to increase housing production on Cape Cod is getting deafening. While many of our partners are legitimately concerned with the scarcity in supply that is driving prices out of sight, there are others who see this as a generational...
Events & Happenings
Diversify Your Lawn ~Transforming your lawn into a rich tapestry of native plants
Thursday June 16, 2022
Find native plants appropriate for your Cape Cod garden and managed landscape. Over 75 native plants featured, and more being added.
Ocean to Office
A special offer to provide Cape businesses the opportunity to beautify their offices with coastal photography and support APCC.
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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