BARS November 2016 Meeting

Oyster Season at Calves Pasture, Barnstable

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 1st.

Tom Marcotti, Liz Lewis, and Amy Croteau of the town of Barnstable, Department of Marine and Environmental Affairs, will give an updated report of what is going on within Read the rest

BARS October 2016 Meeting

West Bay, Osterville, Cape Cod, MA

The next meeting of BARS will be held on Tuesday, October 4. The meeting will be held at its regular location at 7:00 PM.

Speaking will be Lindsey B. Counsell, Executive Director of Three Bays, Preservation, Inc. Mr. Counsell began … Read the rest

BARS Adopts Cordwood Landing

BARS sign at Cordwood Landing

Here are some photos of that show our latest adoption, Cordwood Landing on Old Post Road. It is a simple road runoff drain that takes the water off Old Post road and filters it through the crushed stone and nitrogen … Read the rest

Setting the BARS high

Tracy Trotto receiving BARS scholarship

Barnstable Association of Recreational Shellfishing Inc., a Massachusetts Charitable Corporation, (BARS) recently awarded two scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 to students Matthew Catanazariti and Reece Hoppensteadt. They are 2016 graduates of Barnstable High School and both will be majoring 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

BARS June 2015 Meeting

Over Fishing

The June BARS general meeting will be this Tuesday, June 2nd at 7 pm at the West Barnstable Community Building on Rt. 149 in West Barnstable.

There will be an informative slide presentation by Ron Glantz, former President of BARS Read the rest