Fred Dempsey is the man for clam rake repairs in Barnstable

Fred Dempsey is the man for clam rake repairs in Barnstable

Ask any BARS member just who can repair a clam rake, and they’ll point you in Dempsey’s direction.… Read the rest

BARS Announces Scholarship Endowment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS-UMass Dartmouth endowment presentation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Ron Glantz
(508) 454-7709

roncapecod@comcast.net
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 in Read the rest

Bars Donates Turkeys to Help Families in Need

BARS volunteers at The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc. (BARS) is donating Thanksgiving turkeys, stuffing, and cranberry sauce to the Salvation Army, Cape Cod Council of Churches and The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. This donation by BARS is aimed at Read the rest

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 shack and empty the … Read the rest

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 crushed stone and nitrogen … Read the rest

BARS Wants Your Returnable Bottles and Cans!

BARS recycling volunteers

BARS volunteers are manning the returnable bottles and cans shack at the Barnstable Transfer Facility for the remainder of September, 2016. The Barnstable Transfer Station is open seven days a week from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm and is located … Read the rest

2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival
BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

Clams on the half shell, grilled clams, and chowda!

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

…and oysters on the half shell!

West Barnstable FD ladder truck with huge American Flag

West Barnstable FD ladder truck with huge American Flag

Keith Hochstein serving up BARS great chowder

Keith Hochstein serving up BARS great chowder

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had something for everyone.

BARS had

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Barnstable July 4th Parade 2016

BARS July 4th 2016 parade float

BARS July 4th parade awards

Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the 2016 parade. This one had a baseball theme. Check out the wheel covers on the pickup. We sang Lenny … Read the rest

Clamming for Kids

Two girls clamming

Every year for the past thirteen 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 joys of … Read the rest

BARS Adopts Ropes Beach

BARS Volunteers at Ropes Beach, Cotuit Read the rest