BARS 15th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

15th Annual BARS Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 15th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by Father Perry from Our Lady of Victory Parish in…

BARS April 2018 Meeting

Rainbow over Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge

CANAL STORY Millions of people cross the bridges over the Cape Cod Canal each year. But how many know what this engineering marvel is all about? A US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger will present…

Barnstable Natural Resources Free Razor Clam Class

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The Town of Barnstable Natural Resources Department will offer one last razor clam class for the season. Hi All, I just wanted to let you all know that we are holding one last razor clam class…

BARS March 2018 Meeting

Lenny and Kris Clark on the flats

We have two special presenters for our March 6th meeting, long-time member Kris Clark and a representative from the R. A.  Ribb Company, Inc. of Harwich. Kris’s presentation is titled “Shellfishing in Barnstable,” a look at…

BARS February 2018 Meeting

Cape Cod Hurricane

Our presenter for BARS February 6th, meeting is Cape Light Compact. The title of the presentation is “Safe and Warm, Before, During, and After Storms.” Guests are welcome. Bring a friend!  

Barnstable Natural Resources Razor Clam Classes

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The Town of Barnstable Natural Resources Program will offer Four FREE Shellfishing Classes that are Open to All Permit Holders. Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 10:30 AM Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM Sunday, January…

2017 BARS Holiday Dinner

BARS Annual Holiday Dinner 2017 at Alberto's Ristorante

The BARS Annual Holiday Dinner will be Tuesday, December 5th at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. The event is only open to BARS members in good standing. Cash bar is from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Dinner will…

BARS November 2017 Meeting

John Carafoli Food Consultant • Food Stylist • Author • Blogger

Our presenter for BARS November 7th, meeting is a Cape Cod native, local food connoisseur, food stylist, and BARS member, John Carafoli. John also teaches classes and workshops in culinary arts and food styling. He recently has…

Backfill Your Holes and They Will Come

If you backfill, they will come.

Shellfish Harvesters — Please Fill in Your Holes! Recreational shellfish harvesters sometimes wonder why the Town of Barnstable Department of Natural Resources requires them to fill in holes dug while harvesting clams. Here are the reasons:…

BARS October 2017 Meeting

Liz Lewis and BARS volunteers planting quahog seed

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis will bring us up to date on the Town of Barnstable Natural Resources Department’s activities and the upcoming oyster season. This is the meeting we look forward to all year! The…