Volunteers Needed for BARS Recycling in September 2016

BARS recycles

The Town of Barnstable Transfer Station has offered BARS the opportunity to collect bottles and cans for September 2016. This is a great opportunity for BARS to add a substantial sum to our scholarship fund. President Norm Wilson and I … Read the rest

B.A.R.S. Protecting S.H.A.R.P. Update

BARS protecting SHARP

Following up on the previous post:

The hearing before the Town of Barnstable Conservation Commission last night went well. The Commission voted down the request to replace a seasonal dock with a permanent one in a #10 rated shellfish area. … Read the rest

B.A.R.S. Protecting S.H.A.R.P.

BARS protecting SHARP

We thought the pier issue was a done deal, but it is rearing its ugly head yet again. People owning temporary docks and piers in shellfish habitat areas are now starting to appeal to have them converted to permanent status, … Read the rest

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

The winner of the BARS 2015 Wine Raffle will receive twenty four (24) bottles of fine wine.

Only 250 tickets will be sold at $10 for single tickets or three tickets for $25.
Drawing is December 1, 2015 at the … Read the rest

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2015

BARS 2015 July 4th float

Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the 2015 parade. We sang Kris Clark’s song, “I’ve Been Scratching on the Clam Beds” (to the tune of “I’ve … Read the rest

West Barnstable Village Festival 2015

BARS booths at West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had a very successful event at the West Barnstable Village Festival. In fact it was the most successful one day event we have ever had. I can not express my appreciation, as chairman of the event, for the work … Read the rest

137,000 BOTTLES AND CANS COLLECTED!!!

BARS volunteers celebrating a successful fund raiser

Thank you to the indispensable volunteers, recyclers, and the Town of Barnstable for making the BARS bottle and can recycling fundraiser a record making month for BARS. We raised $6,700 during the month of July for scholarships and other BARS … Read the rest

Clamming Classes for Adults (and Kids!)

Barnstable Clamming ClassesHello Volunteers!

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and are enjoying the beautiful summer weather (finally!)! We have had so many requests here at Natural Resources for a clamming class for adults that we have decided to give … Read the rest

BARS wants your bottles and cans!

BARS volunteers at the Barnstable Bottle and Can Recycling shed

If you have redeemable bottles and/or cans and don’t want to stand in front of a machine putting them in one by one, BARS will gladly take them. Your donation will be helping a great organization fund its scholarships. BARS … Read the rest

BARS July 2015 Recycling Fundraiser

Bottles and Cans for BARS

BARS’ most important fundraiser is the one we do at the Barnstable Recycling Center. This year we are doing it during the month of July. The bottle and can recycling at the land fill can produce up to $8,000. … Read the rest