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…

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.

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…

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 making Thanksgiving…

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…

2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had great success at the 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival. We had 27 volunteers helping with set up & break down of booths, making chowder & serving it, grilling clams, shucking oysters & clams, and…

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2016

BARS July 4th 2016 parade float

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…

BARS Adopts Ropes Beach

BARS Volunteers at Ropes Beach, Cotuit

  BARS is participating the Barnstable “Adopt a Spot” program as part of the 208 Nitrogen Reduction program in Barnstable. The “Spot” BARS adopted is the Ropes Beach area in Cotuit, MA. This system being used…

BARS Donates Hams to 50 Families in Need on Cape Cod

BARS Donates Easter Hams

BARS Helps Needy of Our Community with Donation to the Council of Churches Hands of Hope FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 21, 2016 — The Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc, a leading non-profit…

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…