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

March 2017 BARS Meeting

shellfishing rake and basket full of quahogs

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7th.

Our next meeting will take place at the West Barnstable Community Building on Route 149 Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm. Our speaker for the evening will be Kimberly

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BARS February 2017 Meeting

Shellfishing-Scudder-Lane

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7th.

Steve KirkSTEVE 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 Read the rest

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

Don’t Miss this BARS 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

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 April 2016 Meeting

Father and son shellfishing at Bridge Street Osterville

The April, 2016 meeting of BARS will be held at Tuesday, April 5th,  7:00 PM at the West Barnstable Community Building, located on Route 149 near 6A, West Barnstable across from the library.

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BARS March 2016 Meeting

Wianno oyster beds

Our featured speaker, Dave Ryan of the Cape Cod Oyster Company will present a plan for new and expanded oyster propagation in the Town of Barnstable’s Three Bays area. Ryan will explain how oyster aquaculture has been recognized by marine Read the rest

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

The winner of the BARS 2015 Wine Raffle will receive twenty four (24) bottles of fine wine.

Only 250 tickets will be sold at $10 for single tickets or three tickets for $25.
Drawing is December 1, 2015 at the … Read the rest