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: Bill Shumway 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 of an endowment…

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…

BARS Wants Your Returnable Bottles and Cans!

BARS recycling volunteers

BARS volunteers are manning the returnable bottles and cans shack at the Barnstable Transfer Facility for the remainder of September, 2016. The Barnstable Transfer Station is open seven days a week from 7:30 am to 3:30…

Marstons Mills 27th Annual Village Day

Marstons Mills 27th Annual Village Day 2016

Come join the fun at the 27th Annual Marstons mIlls Annual Village Day and Marstons Mills Library’s 125th Anniversary Celebration.

Volunteers Needed for BARS Recycling in September 2016

BARS recycles

BARS recycling of bottles and cans at The Town of Barnstable Transfer Station begins September 1, 2016. Volunteers are still needed for the month of September. To volunteer, call Ron Glantz at 508-454-7709 or email him at roncapecod@comcast.net. WE…

2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had great success at the 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival. We had 27 volunteers helping with set up & break down of booths, making chowder & serving it, grilling clams, shucking oysters & clams, and…