Learn to Shellfish Classes

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Barnstable’s Natural Resources Program will offer two FREE shellfishing classes open to all ages this summer. Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 @ 12:30 pm at Bridge St. Landing, Osterville Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 @ 8:00 am at…

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 Clamming Classes for Kids. Invariably a number of parents are exposed to the joys of…

BARS 16th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

16th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 16th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed for a bountiful harvest. The event will be held rain…

BARS April 2019 Meeting

Our guest speaker this month will be the wonderful Heather Rockwell from Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC). Heather Rockwell is the Director of Operations for BWCC. Born and raised on Cape Cod, Heather received her B.S….

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 Honoring its Commitment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS presenting UMass Dartmouth with scholarship check

The above photo shows Bill Shumway presenting UMass Dartmouth a check for the BARS-UMass Dartmouth Scholarship Endowment Fund on December 11th, 2018. From left to right are: Christine Mullen, Scholarship Coordinator; Sarah Whitman, 2018-2019 BARS Scholarship…

2018 BARS Holiday Dinner

BARS 2018 Holiday Dinner

The 2018 BARS Annual Holiday Dinner will be Tuesday, December 4th at the Dolphin Restaurant in Barnstable. The event is open to BARS members in good standing and their guests. Cash bar is from 5:30 –…

BARS November 2018 Meeting

Shellshocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves

Shell Shocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves, a film presented by the American Chapter of the World Oyster Society, will be shown at our November 6th Meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building. This short documentary will…