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.

West Barnstable Village Festival 2015

BARS booths at West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had a very successful event at the West Barnstable Village Festival. In fact it was the most successful one day event we have ever had. I can not express my appreciation, as chairman of the…

BARS August 2015 Meeting

Cape Cod

Our featured speaker at BARS’ August 4th meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building is Tom Cambareri who will be doing a presentation on the effects of ocean acidification on clams and oysters and the Cape Cod aquifer.

137,000 BOTTLES AND CANS COLLECTED!!!

BARS volunteers celebrating a successful fund raiser

Thank you to the indispensable volunteers, recyclers, and the Town of Barnstable for making the BARS bottle and can recycling fundraiser a record making month for BARS. We raised $6,700 during the month of July for scholarships and…

Clamming Classes for Adults (and Kids!)

Hello Volunteers! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and are enjoying the beautiful summer weather (finally!)! We have had so many requests here at Natural Resources for a clamming class for adults that we…

BARS wants your bottles and cans!

BARS volunteers at the Barnstable Bottle and Can Recycling shed

If you have redeemable bottles and/or cans and don’t want to stand in front of a machine putting them in one by one, BARS will gladly take them. Your donation will be helping a great organization…

BARS July 2015 Recycling Fundraiser

Bottles and Cans for BARS

BARS’ most important fundraiser is the one we do at the Barnstable Recycling Center. This year we are doing it during the month of July. The bottle and can recycling at the land fill can produce…

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.