You shop. Amazon gives to BARS!

When you shop at Amazon.com you can also be donating to BARS! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you…

West Barnstable Village Festival 2016

West Barnstable Village Festival

The 26th annual West Barnstable Village Festival will take place on Saturday, August 20.
We need volunteers to help out that day. We need:
•Chowda makers
•Chowda servers
•Set up and take down help
Please let Ron Glantz at roncapecod@comcast.net know of your availability as soon as you can. Thank you.

Barnstable July 4th Parade 2016

BARS July 4th 2016 parade float

Penny Scott and all the BARS volunteers did a magnificent job of designing and creating yet another memorable float for the 2016 parade. This one had a baseball theme. Check out the wheel covers on the…

BARS August 2016 Meeting

Cape Cod Maritime Museum

The featured speaker for BAR’S August, 2016 meeting will be Christopher Galazzi, Executive Director of the Cape Cod Maritime Museum, who will speak on the education opportunities offered for children by the museum. Bring a guest to this most interesting presentation.

Climate Change Talk Focuses on the Future

Tonna-Marie Rogers and Harvey Ornstein

BARS meeting hears about the effects of climate disruption By Rachael Devaney news@barnstablepatriot.com Tonna-Marie Rogers, coastal training program coordinator at the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, recently presented a talk on the many disruptions caused…

BARS June 2016 Meeting

Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Our featured speaker for the meeting will be Tonna-Marie Rogers, Coastal Training Program Coordinator of the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The title of her talk is “Climate on the Cape: Changes, Risks and Opportunities.” Please attend and bring a guest to this informative meeting.

BARS Adopts Ropes Beach

BARS Volunteers at Ropes Beach, Cotuit

  BARS is participating the Barnstable “Adopt a Spot” program as part of the 208 Nitrogen Reduction program in Barnstable. The “Spot” BARS adopted is the Ropes Beach area in Cotuit, MA. This system being used…

Blessing of the Rakes

Blessing of the Rakes 2016

You are invited to BARS 13th 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.

BARS April 2016 Meeting

Father and son shellfishing at Bridge Street Osterville

The featured speakers for the April 2016 BARS meeting will be Tom Marcotti, Liz Lewis, and Amy Croteau of the Town of Barnstable Marine & Environmental Affairs Division.

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…