BARS Adopts Ropes Beach

BARS Volunteers at Ropes Beach, Cotuit

  BARS is participating the Barnstable “Adopt a Spot” program as part of the 208 Nitrogen Reduction program in Barnstable. The “Spot” BARS adopted is the Ropes Beach area in Cotuit, MA. This system being used…

BARS Donates Defibrillators to the Town of Barnstable

Philips HeartStart Defibrillator

On May 5th the Barnstable Town Council accepted a gift from BARS in the memory of Dayle Hoxie, of two Philips heavy duty portable defibrillators. These will be used in the trucks of the Town of…

Blessing of the Rakes

Blessing of the Rakes 2016

You are invited to BARS 13th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by local clergy for a bountiful harvest.

BARS 2016 Annual Awards Dinner

2016 BARS Annual Awards Dinner

BARS annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 3rd 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…

BARS April 2016 Meeting

Father and son shellfishing at Bridge Street Osterville

The featured speakers for the April 2016 BARS meeting will be Tom Marcotti, Liz Lewis, and Amy Croteau of the Town of Barnstable Marine & Environmental Affairs Division.

BARS 2016 Dues

BARS Dues Are Due

BARS annual dues for existing members were to be paid in January. BARS dues are $20/year. You can pay your dues one of three ways: Pay via PayPal or credit card on the Join BARS page. Send…

BARS Donates Hams to 50 Families in Need on Cape Cod

BARS Donates Easter Hams

BARS Helps Needy of Our Community with Donation to the Council of Churches Hands of Hope FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 21, 2016 — The Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc, a leading non-profit…

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…