BARS Membership Drive

BARS Membership Drive

Attention all BARS members and prospective members!

We will be holding a membership drive from March through June 30th, 2015. An award of an American Express gift certificate will be given to the member who sponsors the most new … Read the rest

2015 Shellfishing License

Town of Barnstable 2015 shellfish permits will be available starting Tuesday, February 17th. Natural Resources office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 – 4:15. Location: 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville, MA. 02632… Read the rest

BARS October 2014 Meeting

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis at oyster season opening 2013

BARS’ October meeting will feature Town Shellfish Biologist, Tom Marcotti, and Liz Lewis, Town Shellfish Technician. They will discuss the upcoming oyster season along with with their department activities now and over the past summer. There will be a PowerPoint Read the rest

Oyster Season Opening 2014

quahogs caught at Scudder's Lane

The 2014 oyster season opening at Scudder’s Lane in Barnstable was a miserable rainy nor’easter. The weather was unseasonably bad  for November 1, and there were oysters everywhere as well as quahogs in various sizes. Photos copyright © 2013 by … Read the rest