All Access Brewster

All Access Brewster

National Volunteer Week 2014: All Access Brewster
The Town of Brewster and their Natural Resources Department partnered with AmeriCorps Cape Cod (ACC) to host a week-long event aptly named “All Access Brewster.” All Access Brewster was a series of projects that was designed to increase the accessibility to conservation and recreation areas for individuals living with disabilities. This event took place during National Volunteer Week in early April. National Volunteer Week is recognized country-wide as a time when community organizations and volunteers design and execute projects to meet the critical needs of their communities and the nation at large.
THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE VOLUNTEERS AND SPONSORS WHO MADE THIS WEEK POSSIBLE!

Click here for a presentation of All Access Week.

The following projects were planned and led by ACC members and local experts. Volunteers assisted with all projects. Below is a list of projects completed throughout the week:
  • Quivett Marsh Vista: An accessible viewing platform overlooking Crowe’s Pasture

Quivett Marsh Vista Platform

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Quivett After

  • Mant’s Landing Beach & Long Pond: An access ramp from each parking lot

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Mants After

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Long Pond After

  • Council on Aging: An access ramp for wheelchairs and individuals with limited mobility

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CoA After

  • Linnell Landing: Construction and installation of a boardwalk

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Linell After

  • Brewster Community Gardens: Construction and installion of raised handicap-accessible garden beds

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Community Garden Beds

  • Brewster Conservation Areas: Installation of accessible benches and handrails at several conservation parcels

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  • Latham Centers: Renovation of a building and surrounding area to eventually be used as a center for individuals living with cognitive impairments

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  • White Caps Baseball Field: Stairs painted and seasonal boardwalk installed

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