BARS January 2016 Meeting

Kathy Zagzebski, the President and Executive Director of The National Marine Life Center will be our guest speaker for the January 5th meeting of BARS.

BARS Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner – Christmas Party

BARS 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner - Christmas Party

The BARS Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner /Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday, December 1 at the Fox Hole in Osterville beginning at 5:00 PM. It will again be a catered by Wimpy’s Restaurant.

BARS November 2015 Meeting

Due to election day BARS November meeting will be in the basement at Our Lady of Victory Church. Our speaker for the evening will be Joshua Wrigley, Education Coordinator, at the Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary on Barnstable Harbor. He also works for the National Marine Fisheries Service and is a deputy Shellfish Warden for the Town of Sandwich.

B.A.R.S. Protecting S.H.A.R.P. Update

BARS protecting SHARP

Following up on the previous post: The hearing before the Town of Barnstable Conservation Commission last night went well. The Commission voted down the request to replace a seasonal dock with a permanent one in a…

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…

BARS October 2015 Meeting

Oysters at Scudder's Lane

If you are serious about shellfishing, especially oysters, don’t miss BARS’ October, 2015 meeting. All BARS meetings are open to the public.

2015 BARS Picnic

2015 BARS Picnic

The BARS picnic scheduled for this Saturday, October 3 has been cancelled because of the inclement weather of thunderstorms and high winds expected that day.

Marstons Mills Village Day 2015

Marstons Mills Village Day

BARS will be at Marstons Mills Village Day. This is our last scholarship fundraiser for the summer.

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2015

BARS 2015 July 4th float

Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the 2015 parade. We sang Kris Clark’s song, “I’ve Been Scratching on the Clam Beds” (to…

BARS September 2015 Meeting

Marconi Beach

Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Robert Cook, Wildlife Ecologist, at the Cape Cod National Seashore, who will make a presentation on the rarely seen birds and animals at the Cape Cod National Seashore.