BARS June 2017 Meeting

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 6th. Details to come.

Volunteers Needed for BARS Recycling in July, 2017

BARS recycling program

BARS will be manning the recyclable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for the month of July, 2017, and will be there every day except July 4th. We are looking for volunteers to…

BARS 14th Blessing of the Rakes

BARS 14th Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 14th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by Minister Steven Wilson for a bountiful harvest.

BARS 2017 Annual Awards Dinner

2017 BARS Annual Awards Dinner

BARS annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 2nd at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. The event is only open to the first 70 members in good standing. Cash bar is from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Dinner will…

Ron Glantz 1938–2017

Ronald H. Glantz 1938–2017

It is with great sadness that we announce that our President and good friend Ron Glantz passed away Sunday April 23, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Ron had multiple forms of cancer and could no…

April 2017 BARS Meeting

big lobster oil paint

Our featured speaker for the April 2017 BARS meeting is local lobsterman Dave Cassoni. Captain Casoni, FN Margaret M, Sandwich Marina, Cape Cod, harvests lobsters using the best management practices to ensure a sustainable resource.

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 March 2017 Meeting

shellfishing rake and basket full of quahogs

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7th. Our next meeting will take place at the West Barnstable Community Building on Route 149 Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm. Our speaker for the evening…

March 2017 BARS Meeting

shellfishing rake and basket full of quahogs

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7th. Our next meeting will take place at the West Barnstable Community Building on Route 149 Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm. Our speaker for the…

BARS February 2017 Meeting

Shellfishing-Scudder-Lane

STEVE KIRK, the Coastal Program Manager for The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts is our featured speaker for this meeting. He is tasked with advancing coastal conservation strategies largely driven by nearshore habitat restoration including shellfish.