Nature

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

When I began publishing Cape Cod Life 43 years ago, photography was a hobby of mine. I enjoyed photographing locations I most admired on the Cape & Islands. I had…

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…

Promises to Keep

By Chris White | September 22, 2021

The Bourne Conservation Trust, the people of Cataumet, and local wildlife need everyone’s help to save an important piece of natural habitat on the shores of Squeteague Harbor, abutting Amrita Island.…

Gunkholing: From “The Foot of Buzzards Bay” To “The Head of The Bay”

By Brian Shortsleeve | September 22, 2021

About 40 years ago I first sailed into Buzzards Bay. I had gone to Roanoke, Virginia to buy a center-cockpit, motor sailor, which I named after my grandmother, “The Lady…

To Preserve and Protect

By Brenna Collins | August 20, 2021

The Association to Preserve Cape Cod is ensuring the Cape will thrive for generations to come by saving our most precious resource: the water. Across our incredibly captivating shoreline, the…

Through a Sober Lens: A Photographer’s Journey

By Christina Galt | November 19, 2020

After many years of working as a healthcare executive and struggling to overcome addiction, local author and photographer Michael Blanchard found himself at his lowest point. His journey to sobriety…

Eat, Sleep, Photograph!

By Allyson Plessner | November 19, 2020

Photography is a way of life for John Tunney who is always striving to capture what many would deem the uncapturable: a distinctive sentiment or idea immortalized in a picture.…