Barnstable Climate Resilience Event

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness: A Climate Resilience Event

Friday, March 29th the Town of Barnstable is hosting an immersive one-day workshop to explore how we are impacted by natural hazards and to identify actions to improve our community’s resiliency. The Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP)…

BARS March 2019 Meeting

triploid oysters

The Triploid Oyster in Aquaculture The featured speaker for BARS’ March meeting is John Townes. John is the new Vice President of BARS and is dedicated to the continued growth of the club and its activities and…

BARS February 2019 Meeting

Cotuit Harbor from Ropes Beach

Three Bays Stormwater Management Update Presented by April Wobst, Restoration Ecologist, Association to Preserve Cape Cod BARS’ February 2019 meeting will be on February 5th at the West Barnstable Community Center at 7:00 pm. April Wobst manages…

BARS September 2018 Meeting

Barnstable Harbor Benthic Habitat Mapping Project

BARS is very pleased to have Avery Revere, President, Friends of Barnstable Harbor (FOBH) give us a brief overview of the work that FOBH is engaged in. Part of that work is the Benthic Habitat Mapping…

Marstons Mills Village Day 2018

BARS at Marstons Mills Village Day

BARS will be at Marstons Mills Village Day, September 9th at noon with our famous chowder and BARS apparel. The annual celebration, which is free and open to the public, is hosted by the Marstons Mills Village…

BARS August 2018 Meeting

Marstons Mills River

Our featured speaker for the August, 2018 BARS meeting will be Zenas “Zee” Crocker, Executive Director of the Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (previously Three Bays Preservation). “Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) works to restore and preserve…

Cotuit Bay Shellfishing Closure 07-05-18

An emergency contamination closure is going into effect for part of Cotuit Bay. Unfortunately, a porta-potty was tipped over at Cotuit Town Dock. Due to the close proximity of the bay, along with expected rainfall tomorrow…

BARS Needs Your Bottles and Cans!

BARS volunteers at the bottles and cans recycling shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station

BARS is at the redeemable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for all of July. Money raised will go towards BARS’ scholarship fund for Cape Cod students. You may also pick up a…

BARS June 2018 Meeting

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis at oyster season opening 2013

Our featured speakers for the June, 2018 BARS meeting will be Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis from Barnstable Natural Resources Dept. They will introduce the new seasonals and update us on what’s been happening in the department and plans…

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Barnstable’s Natural Resources Program will offer three FREE shellfishing classes open to all ages this summer. Saturday, June 30th, 2018 @ 7:30 am at Bridge St. Landing, Osterville Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 @ 10:00 am at Bridge…