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.

BARS Announces Scholarship Endowment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS-UMass Dartmouth endowment presentation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bill Shumway shellfishing.org On January 27, 2017 the Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc (BARS) met with representatives of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to present the initial funding of an endowment…

BARS February 2017 Meeting

Shellfishing-Scudder-Lane

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7th. 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…

BARS Donates to Hyannis Youth, Cape Maritime Museum

Giving Back to the Community ARTICLE | | NOVEMBER 20, 2016 07:49 AM | BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF The Barnstable Association For Recreational Shellfishing , Inc. (BARS) has donated $1,000 to Hyannis Support Our Youth, Inc. (HySOY) and the…

Bars Donates Turkeys to Help Families in Need

BARS volunteers at The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc. (BARS) is donating Thanksgiving turkeys, stuffing, and cranberry sauce to the Salvation Army, Cape Cod Council of Churches and The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. This donation by BARS is aimed at making Thanksgiving…

BARS November 2016 Meeting

Oyster Season at Calves Pasture, Barnstable

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 1st. Tom Marcotti, Liz Lewis, and Amy Croteau of the town of Barnstable, Department of Marine and Environmental Affairs, will give an updated report of what…