BARS March 2016 Meeting

Wianno oyster beds

BARS featured speaker, Dave Ryan of the Cape Cod Oyster Company will present a plan for new and expanded oyster propagation in the Town of Barnstable’s Three Bays area. The meeting will be at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville due to the MA primary election.

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. Pictured in…

BARS Poland Spring Resort Raffle

BARS Poland Spring Resort Raffle

The winners of this BARS Raffle as announced at the 2016 Annual Awards Dinner are: 1st Prize: Peter Childs 2nd Prize: Rick Ryan 3rd Prize: Joyce Capobianco First Prize The winner will have the finest room…

Volunteers Needed for BARS Recycling in September 2016

BARS recycles

The Town of Barnstable Transfer Station has offered BARS the opportunity to collect bottles and cans for September 2016. This is a great opportunity for BARS to add a substantial sum to our scholarship fund. President…

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.