BARS wants your bottles and cans!

BARS volunteers at the Barnstable Bottle and Can Recycling shed

If you have redeemable bottles and/or cans and don’t want to stand in front of a machine putting them in one by one, BARS will gladly take them. Your donation will be helping a great organization…

BARS July 2015 Recycling Fundraiser

Bottles and Cans for BARS

BARS’ most important fundraiser is the one we do at the Barnstable Recycling Center. This year we are doing it during the month of July. The bottle and can recycling at the land fill can produce…

Chuck Higgins

We are sad to report the passing of BARS Board of Directors member, Chuck Higgins. Chuck was elected to the BARS Board of Directors in January of 2012. He was co-chair of BARS Clamming Classes as…

BARS 2015 AWARDS DINNER

Past and present BARS presidents

Photo above shows four previous BARS presidents along with our current president that were at BARS annual awards dinner at Alberto’s Ristorante in Hyannis. From left to right: Fred Dempsey, Dick Ossen, Ron Glantz, Bob Silva,…

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 and adjunct professor at Cape Cod Community College, on “Overfishing and Our Oceans.

Blessing of the Rakes 2015

Blessing of the Rakes

Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by local clergy for a bountiful harvest. And if you bring your bucket, you can grab some clams after (if you have your shellfishing license).

2015 BARS Annual Dinner

BARS 2015 Annual Dinner

BARS Annual Awards Dinner will be Tuesday, May 5th at Alberto’s Ristorante, 360 Main Street, Hyannis, MA.

JUNE 2015 – FROM THE QUARTERDECK

Bottles and Cans for BARS

  MESSAGE FROM THE QUARTERDECK OF THE PRESIDENT While this message may look familiar it should. It is the same message I gave last month. I think it is important to repeat it as we are…

BARS 12th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

Blessing of the Rakes 2015

The BARS 12th Annual Blessing of the Rakes organized by Bette Silva was a great success.! The Reverend John J. Perry, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, MA officiated at the event. Amy…

BARS April 2015 Meeting

Oysters at low tide

BARS April 2015 meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building features speakers from the Barnstable Marine Environmental Department providing updates on their projects relating to shellfishing and the shellfish habitat.