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 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.

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…

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

The winner of the BARS 2015 Wine Raffle will receive twenty four (24) bottles of fine wine. Only 250 tickets will be sold at $10 for single tickets or three tickets for $25. Drawing is December 1, 2015…

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2015

BARS 2015 July 4th float

Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the 2015 parade. We sang Kris Clark’s song, “I’ve Been Scratching on the Clam Beds” (to…

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.