• BARS volunteers celebrating last day at the shed for 2021

    A Successful July for BARS at the Barnstable Recycling Shed

    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 shack; empty the container of bags of cans and boxes of bottles into the truck to be returned to the manufacturers; and finally, to celebrate the end of a job well done.

  • BARS Blessing of the Rakes 2019

    BARS Blessing of the Rakes 2019

    The Sixteenth Annual BARS Blessing of the Rakes took place June 8th, 2019. Thank you to Reverend John J. Perry, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish in Centerville, for blessing our rakes with help from BARS member, Steve Hoxie.

  • Clamming for Kids

    Clamming for Kids 2022

    Every year for the past fourteen years the Natural Resources Department of the Town of Barnstable Marine and Environmental Affairs Division has sponsored Clamming Classes for Kids.

  • BARS presenting UMass Dartmouth with scholarship check

    BARS Honoring its Commitment to UMass Dartmouth

    The above photo shows Bill Shumway presenting UMass Dartmouth a check for the BARS-UMass Dartmouth Scholarship Endowment Fund on December 11th, 2018.

  • 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 sign at Cordwood Landing

    BARS Adopts Cordwood Landing

    Here are some photos of that show our latest adoption, Cordwood Landing on Old Post Road.

  • BARS at 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

    2016 West Barnstable Village Festival

    BARS had great success at the 2016 West Barnstable Village Festival.

  • BARS Volunteers at Ropes Beach, Cotuit

    BARS Adopts Ropes Beach

    BARS is participating the Barnstable “Adopt a Spot” program as part of the 208 Nitrogen Reduction program in Barnstable.

  • BARS and East Dennis Oyster Farm present checks to Barnstable and Dennis Police

    A Rewarding Day for BARS

    Monday, April 1, 2014 the reward checks from BARS and John and Stephanie Lowell, owners of East Dennis Oyster farm were presented to officers from the Barnstable and Dennis Police Departments.

  • Steve Hoxie teaching Byron Talbott how to harvest quahogs