BARS November 2018 Meeting

Shellshocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves

Shellshocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves, a film presented by the American Chapter of the World Oyster Society, will be shown at our November 6th Meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building. This short documentary will open…

BARS September 2018 Meeting

Barnstable Harbor Benthic Habitat Mapping Project

Our featured speakers for the September, 2018 BARS meeting will be Avery Revere, President of Friends of Barnstable Harbor, and Mark Borrelli, PhD, Coastal Geologist and Director of the Center for Coastal Studies Seafloor Mapping Project doing a presentation on the Benthic Habitat Mapping Project for Barnstable Harbor.

BARS September 2018 Meeting

Barnstable Harbor Benthic Habitat Mapping Project

BARS is very pleased to have Avery Revere, President, Friends of Barnstable Harbor (FOBH) give us a brief overview of the work that FOBH is engaged in. Part of that work is the Benthic Habitat Mapping…

BARS August 2018 Meeting

Marstons Mills River

Our featured speakers for the August, 2018 BARS meeting will be Zenas “Zee” Crocker, Executive Director of the Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (previously Three Bays Preservation). Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC) works to restore and preserve clean water in Barnstable. With science as its foundation, BCWC utilizes four core components to accomplish its mission: educate, monitor, mitigate and advocate.

BARS June 2018 Meeting

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis at oyster season opening 2013

Our featured speakers for the June, 2018 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!

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…

April 2017 BARS Meeting

big lobster oil paint

Our featured speaker for the April 2017 BARS meeting is local lobsterman Dave Cassoni. Captain Casoni, FN Margaret M, Sandwich Marina, Cape Cod, harvests lobsters using the best management practices to ensure a sustainable resource.

BARS February 2017 Meeting

Shellfishing-Scudder-Lane

STEVE 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 by nearshore habitat restoration including shellfish.