Climate Change Talk Focuses on the Future

Tonna-Marie Rogers and Harvey Ornstein

BARS meeting hears about the effects of climate disruption

By Rachael Devaney

news@barnstablepatriot.com

Tonna-Marie Rogers, coastal training program coordinator at the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, recently presented a talk on the many disruptions caused by climate change at 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

BARS Donates Defibrillators to the Town of Barnstable

Philips HeartStart Defibrillator

BARS donates defibrillators to Barnstable Marine and Environmental Affairs Division

On May 5th the Barnstable Town Council accepted a gift from BARS in the memory of Dayle Hoxie, of two Philips heavy duty portable defibrillators. These will be used in the trucks of the Town of Barnstable Marine and Environmental … Read the rest

BARS Donates Hams to 50 Families in Need on Cape Cod

BARS Donates Easter Hams

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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 protector of shellfish habitat … Read the rest

BARS Wants To Thank You for Your Recyclable Bottles and Cans!

BARS volunteers at the recycling shed

BARS and Hyannis Rotary were at the Town of Barnstable Transfer Station bottle and can recycling shed for February.Becuase of your recycling efforts we raised $3000. A great thank you to all who donated.

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Hats and Gloves for Needy Barnstable Kids

Winter HatsYesterday, January 28, 2016, BARS gave 100 winter hats and 100 pairs of gloves to the Salvation Army to distribute to needy kids in the Town of Barnstable. Accepting was Bob Lynch, Director and co-director Kim Ryan. They were given … 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

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

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