Chuck Higgins

We are sad to report the passing of BARS Board of Directors member, Chuck Higgins. Chuck was elected to the BARS Board of Directors in January of 2012. He was co-chair of BARS Clamming Classes as…

BARS 2015 AWARDS DINNER

Past and present BARS presidents

Photo above shows four previous BARS presidents along with our current president that were at BARS annual awards dinner at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. From left to right: Fred Dempsey, Dick Ossen, Ron Glantz, Bob Silva,…

BARS June 2015 Meeting

Over Fishing

The June BARS general meeting will be this Tuesday, June 2nd at 7 pm at the West Barnstable Community Building on Rt. 149 in West Barnstable.
There will be an informative slide presentation by Ron Glantz, former President of BARS and adjunct professor at Cape Cod Community College, on “Overfishing and Our Oceans.

Blessing of the Rakes 2015

Blessing of the Rakes

Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by local clergy for a bountiful harvest. And if you bring your bucket, you can grab some clams after (if you have your shellfishing license).

2015 BARS Annual Dinner

BARS 2015 Annual Dinner

BARS Annual Awards Dinner will be Tuesday, May 5th at Alberto’s Ristorante, 360 Main Street, Hyannis, MA.

BARS 12th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

Blessing of the Rakes 2015

The BARS 12th Annual Blessing of the Rakes organized by Bette Silva was a great success.! The Reverend John J. Perry, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, MA officiated at the event. Amy…

BARS April 2015 Meeting

Oysters at low tide

BARS April 2015 meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building features speakers from the Barnstable Marine Environmental Department providing updates on their projects relating to shellfishing and the shellfish habitat.

BARS Membership Drive

BARS Membership Drive

Attention all BARS members and prospective members! We will be holding a membership drive from March through June 30th, 2015. An award of an American Express gift certificate will be given to the member who sponsors…

BARS March 2015 Meeting

Kathy Patterson

“Exploring Our Ocean Planet” is the title of BARS’ March meeting presentation by Kathy Patterson, manager of the Ocean Science Exhibit Center at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

BARS February 2015 Meeting

Joshua Reitsma

BARS speaker for the February 3rd meeting will be Josh Reitsma. Since 2009, he has worked as Marine Program Specialist with the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and Woods Hole Sea Grant in support of fisheries and aquaculture in Massachusetts.