BARS June 2017 Meeting

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 6th. Details to come.

BARS 2017 Annual Awards Dinner

2017 BARS Annual Awards Dinner

BARS annual awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 2nd at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. The event is only open to the first 70 members in good standing. Cash bar is from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Dinner will…

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 Reverend Steve Wilson, for a bountiful harvest. The event will be…

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.

Fred Dempsey is the man for clam rake repairs in Barnstable

Fred Dempsey is the man for clam rake repairs in Barnstable

Ask any BARS member just who can repair a clam rake, and they’ll point you in Dempsey’s direction.

BARS March 2017 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…

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.

BARS Announces Scholarship Endowment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS-UMass Dartmouth endowment presentation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ron Glantz (508) 454-7709 roncapecod@comcast.net shellfishing.org On January 27, 2017 the Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc (BARS) met with representatives of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to present the initial funding…

Bars Donates Turkeys to Help Families in Need

BARS volunteers at The Family Pantry of Cape Cod

Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc. (BARS) is donating Thanksgiving turkeys, stuffing, and cranberry sauce to the Salvation Army, Cape Cod Council of Churches and The Family Pantry of Cape Cod. This donation by BARS is aimed at making Thanksgiving…

Another Successful Month for BARS at the Transfer Station

The emptied container

Thank you everyone who volunteered at the recycling shack and all those who donated their returnable bottles and cans. Shown here are some photos of those who showed up the last day to help clean the…