BARS 14th Blessing of the Rakes

14th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 14th 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. The event will be held—rain or shine.… Read the rest

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 evening will be Kimberly

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BARS Announces Scholarship Endowment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS-UMass Dartmouth endowment presentation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Ron Glantz
(508) 454-7709

roncapecod@comcast.net
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 in Read the rest

BARS February 2017 Meeting

Shellfishing-Scudder-Lane

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

Steve KirkSTEVE 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 Read the rest

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 Read the rest

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 is going on within Read the rest

BARS October 2016 Meeting

West Bay, Osterville, Cape Cod, MA

The next meeting of BARS will be held on Tuesday, October 4. The meeting will be held at its regular location at 7:00 PM.

Speaking will be Lindsey B. Counsell, Executive Director of Three Bays, Preservation, Inc. Mr. Counsell began … Read the rest

Another Successful Month for BARS at the Transfer Station

The emptied container

Thank you everyone who volunteered at the recycling shack and all those who donated their returnable bottles and cans. Shown here are some photos of those who showed up the last day to help clean the shack and empty the … Read the rest

BARS Wants Your Returnable Bottles and Cans!

BARS recycling volunteers

BARS volunteers are manning the returnable bottles and cans shack at the Barnstable Transfer Facility for the remainder of September, 2016. The Barnstable Transfer Station is open seven days a week from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm and is located … Read the rest

Marstons Mills 27th Annual Village Day

Marstons Mills 27th Annual Village Day 2016

Come join the fun at the 27th Annual Marstons mIlls Annual Village Day and Marstons Mills Library’s 125th Anniversary Celebration. Parking behind the Elementary School — Rt. 28 side.

BARS will be serving chowder, grilled clams, and more. See you … Read the rest