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…

BARS April 2017 Meeting

big lobster oil paint

Our next meeting will take place at the West Barnstable Community Building on Route 149 on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:00 pm. Our featured speaker is local lobsterman Dave Cassoni. Captain Dave Casoni, FN Margaret M, Sandwich Marina, Cape…

BARS Announces Scholarship Endowment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS-UMass Dartmouth endowment presentation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bill Shumway shellfishing.org On January 27, 2017 the Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc (BARS) met with representatives of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to present the initial funding of an endowment…

BARS Donates to Hyannis Youth, Cape Maritime Museum

Giving Back to the Community ARTICLE | | NOVEMBER 20, 2016 07:49 AM | BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF The Barnstable Association For Recreational Shellfishing , Inc. (BARS) has donated $1,000 to Hyannis Support Our Youth, Inc. (HySOY) and the…

Another Successful Month for BARS at the Transfer Station

The emptied container

Thank you everyone who volunteered at the recycling shack and all those who donated their returnable bottles and cans. Shown here are some photos of those who showed up the last day to help clean the…

BARS Adopts Cordwood Landing

BARS sign at Cordwood Landing

Here are some photos of that show our latest adoption, Cordwood Landing on Old Post Road. It is a simple road runoff drain that takes the water off Old Post road and filters it through the…