BARS 14th Blessing of the Rakes

14th Annual 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 local clergy for a bountiful harvest. The event will be held—rain or shine.… Read the rest

BARS Donates to Hyannis Youth, Cape Maritime Museum

Giving Back to the Community

ARTICLE | | NOVEMBER 20, 2016 07:49 AM | BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF

The Barnstable Association For Recreational Shellfishing , Inc. (BARS) has donated $1,000 to Hyannis Support Our Youth, Inc. (HySOY) and the Cape Cod … 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

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 know. Same products, same
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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. The event will be held–rain or shine.… Read the rest

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:

  1. Pay via PayPal or credit card on the Join BARS page.
  2. Send a check
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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 March 2015 Meeting

Kathy Patterson

“Exploring Our Ocean Planet” is the title of BARS’ March meeting presentation by Kathleen Patterson.

Kathleen Patterson is an experienced presenter who has been a part of the communications team at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for more than twenty … Read the rest

BARS February 2015 Meeting

Joshua Reitsma

The next meeting of BARS will be held on Tuesday, February 3rd.  The meeting will be held at its regular location at 7:00 PM. The meetings are held in The Community building, Located on Route 149 near 6A West Barnstable … Read the rest