Youngsters wield rakes, fill buckets in free Barnstable clamming class (and BARS helped!)

BARS member Bob Parsons helping kids learn shellfishing

The parking lot at Osterville’s Bridge Street Landing was filled for the 15th annual Clamming for Kids class Wednesday morning, a free summer program offered by the Barnstable Department of Natural Resources and staffed by the…

BARS June 2017 Meeting

Liz Lewis, Barnstable Shellfish Technician at work

Our featured speakers for the June, 2017 BARS meeting will be Liz Lewis and Tom Marcotti from Barnstable Natural Resources Dept. They will introduce the new seasonals and update us on what’s been happening in the department and plans for this year! The…

BARS June 2017 Meeting

Liz Lewis, Barnstable Shellfish Technician at work

Our featured speakers for the June, 2017 BARS meeting will be Liz Lewis and Tom Marcotti from Barnstable Natural Resources Dept. They will introduce the new seasonals and update us on what’s been happening in the department and plans for the…

BARS 14th Blessing of the Rakes

BARS 14th 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 Minister Steven Wilson for a bountiful harvest.

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.

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…

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 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.

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.