BARS September 2017 Meeting

Welfleet Marsh

Our featured speaker for the September, 2017 BARS meeting will be Kalliope Erin Chute.  Kalliope Erin Chute is the Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. She is the program manager for the…

2017 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

The annual West Barnstable Village Festival will take place on Saturday, August 19th and BARS will be there with its extensive booth. We’ll be serving chowder, grilled clams, and there will be a raw bar set up….

BARS August 2017 Meeting

Mellisa Sanderson COO Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Association

We’re Still Here — Ready and Waiting for Your Bottles & Cans!

BARS recycling shed volunteers

Thank you for all your donations so far. Please continue save your bottles and cans for us. We appreciate donations large and small. Sometimes we get the strangest things along with bottles and cans. BARS super…

Clamming Classes for All!

Barnstable Shellfishing Classes for All

Barnstable’s Natural Resources Program will offer three FREE shellfishing classes for adults and children this summer for the first time. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 @ 8:00am at Bridge St. Landing, Osterville Sunday, August 13, 2017 @ 10:00am…

Keep Bringing Us Your Bottles and Cans!

BARS recycling container two days after July 4th

Thank you for all your donations so far. The container we store the bottles and cans in was so full after July 4th weekend not all would fit in the truck when it was picked up…

Youngsters wield rakes, fill buckets in free Barnstable clamming class (and BARS helped!)

BARS member Bob Parsons helping kids learn shellfishing

The parking lot at Osterville’s Bridge Street Landing was filled for the 15th annual Clamming for Kids class Wednesday morning, a free summer program offered by the Barnstable Department of Natural Resources and staffed by the…

BARS June 2017 Meeting

Liz Lewis, Barnstable Shellfish Technician at work

Our featured speakers for the June, 2017 BARS meeting will be Liz Lewis and Tom Marcotti from Barnstable Natural Resources Dept. They will introduce the new seasonals and update us on what’s been happening in the department and plans for the…

Volunteers Needed for BARS Recycling in July, 2017

BARS recycling program

BARS will be manning the recyclable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for the month of July, 2017, and will be there every day except July 4th. We are looking for volunteers to…

Clamming for Kids

Clamming for Kids

Every year for the past fourteen years the Natural Resources Department of the Town of Barnstable Marine and Environmental Affairs Division has sponsored School Vacation Clamming Classes for Kids. Invariably a number of parents are exposed to the…