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.
Usually, I sit down to write these pieces knowing what I want to say because something has been bugging me or a topic seems ripe. Today I have struggled a bit to focus, not because there isn’t anything to talk about, but perhaps because there is so much that APCC is...
The Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) seeks an intern to assist staff with our Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program. The program is a Cape-wide initiative to collect and analyze monitoring data on cyanobacteria in freshwater ponds on Cape Cod, and to communicate...
"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." Audrey Hepburn The warmth of this past Saturday made it the first day it really seemed like spring on Cape Cod, at least until the cooling wind dropped the afternoon temperature. It was a day to appreciate the swelling...
Events & Happenings
Nature’s Best Hope
Wednesday, February 10th at 7 PM
A free webinar presentation by entomologist and author, Dr. Doug Tallamy, hosted by APCC and The 300 Committee Land Trust of Falmouth.
APCC’s Winter Film Festival
APCC is pleased to offer the following documentary films for your online viewing at no cost. We hope these curated films will evoke a renewed awareness of our connection to nature and will provide hope and inspiration. Please share. See dates and registration particulars for each film.
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