Meet the Whales

By Leslie Hatton | May 24, 2023

How lucky are we that these majestic mammals choose Cape Cod to spend their summer? Come meet some of the usual suspects that cruise in & around our waters.

Pillows of Perfection

By Kelly Cloonan | April 26, 2023

With a beauty that is hard to resist, the ranunculus flower got its name from a combination of two Latin words, rana, meaning frog, and unculus, which translates to little. These fascinating blooms are also known as buttercup or Coyote eyes.

Girls Got Gills

By Kelly Cloonan | April 19, 2023

After nearly 10 years of coordinating programming for young girls interested in sharks and marine life, coordinators of the Gills Club are seeing their efforts pay off in incredible ways.

Hope Springs Eternal

By Julie Craven Wagner | April 6, 2023

It’s a busy time at Olde Homestead Farm with new growth and new life representing the optimistic start of spring.

Flight of Fancy

By Susanna Graham-Pye | March 27, 2023

The ever-changing spectrum of birds that visit this area is constantly changing. Check out what to watch for in any season.

Photo Portfolio: Mark Preu

By Christina Galt | March 27, 2023

Mark Preu’s images of the Cape capture the iconic beauty of the region.

Photo Portfolio: Marcia Joy Duggan

By Christina Galt | September 26, 2022

After moving to Orleans 35 years ago, fine art photographer Marcia Joy Duggan found inspiration in the beautiful natural light of the Cape and Islands.

Get Outside Cape Cod

By Kelly Cloonan | September 1, 2022

Local mother of two boys, Lissy Perna, takes her commitment to fresh and informative outdoor play and discovery, from a popular blog to an invaluable book.

Finding Her Wonderland

By Christina Galt | September 1, 2022

Known to local school children as the “Turtle Lady” for many years, Susan Baur dives into local ponds, and shares the importance of protecting our wildlife.

Gunkholing: “Olde Cape Cod”

By Brian Shortsleeve | September 1, 2022

In our August issue, in recent years we have done our best to capture “Olde Cape Cod.” The cover photo on this issue includes a caption, “Following in the Footsteps…

Gunkholing: Cuttyhunk

By Brian Shortsleeve | July 16, 2022

Looking northeast over Copicut Neck Photo by Brian Shortsleeve When I began publishing Cape Cod Life 43 years ago, photography was a hobby of mine. I enjoyed photographing locations I…

Rain Gardens Matter: Simple Steps for the Cape Cod Homeowner

By Rachel Walman | June 23, 2022

Sandwich’s Horsley Witten Group provides steps and tips for an easy and beautiful way to help the environment.

From the Ground Up

By Susan Dewey | June 23, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard landscape and garden designer, Tara Gayle, has a plan to heal the earth and enhance its beauty.

Creating Buzz…

By Julie Craven Wagner | June 23, 2022

Pollinators are more than a natural addition to a summer garden, they are critical to the food production for every living creature on earth.

Photo Portfolio: Linda Phillips

By Allyson Plessner | May 3, 2022

Linda Phillips captures images from the Cape most people never see.

Gunkholing: The “Head of The Bay” in the Off-Season

By Brian Shortsleeve | May 3, 2022

Now living in the area known as “The Head of the Bay,” meaning Buzzards Bay, has proved to be wonderfully eye opening for Publisher Brian Shortsleeve.

Special Spaces: Armstrong-Kelley Park

By Rachel Walman | November 15, 2021

New Feet Within Our Garden Go The Cape Cod Horticultural Society begins to merge with The Trustees of Reservations renewing Armstrong-Kelley Park. The Armstrong–Kelley Park in Osterville is being adopted.…

Photo Portfolio: John & Pamela King

By Christina Galt | September 22, 2021

Into The Wild For John and Pamela King, their shared lifelong passion is to experience and capture the earth’s wild places and wild things through their photography. “We are a…