BARS Donates Hams to 50 Families in Need on Cape Cod

BARS Donates Easter Hams

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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 protector of shellfish habitat … Read the rest

BARS March 2016 Meeting

Wianno oyster beds

Our 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. Ryan will explain how oyster aquaculture has been recognized by marine Read the rest

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 this photo from left … Read the rest

BARS January 2016 Meeting

Kathy Zagzebski

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.  Her topic and slide presentation will be, “Marine Animal Strandings on Cape Cod.”  It … Read the rest

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 #10 rated shellfish area. … Read the rest

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 converted to permanent status, … Read the rest

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 at the … Read the rest

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 the tune of “I’ve … Read the rest

BARS September 2015 Meeting

Marconi Beach

Robert P. CookOur 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. He works closely with … Read the rest

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.

Mr Cambareri … Read the rest