John Ferine – May 31, 1947 – July 22, 2020

John Ferine

West Barnstable – John W. Ferine died July 22, 2020 after a brief illness. Born May 31, 1947 in Yonkers, NY to Warren T. and Marian T. (Di Renzo) Ferine. He was a graduate of Lakeland High School. John… Read More

Stan Wheeler – June 24, 1940 – December 5, 2019

Stanley Clayton Loftus Wheeler of Barnstable, formerly of Boston and Branford, CT passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 5, 2019.

Stanley Clayton Loftus Wheeler of Barnstable, formerly of Boston and Branford, CT passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Stan was the husband of Betsy Turnbull Wheeler to whom he was married for 34 years. Born in… Read More

Massachusetts Shellfish Initiative Public Comment Period and Public Meetings Scheduled

MSI Public Meeting Advisory 9.9.19

Please note the September, 12th MMA meeting has been rescheduled to October 17, 2019 from 7:00 pm–8:30 pm. Public Comment Period and Public Meetings Scheduled to Solicit Preliminary Stakeholder and Public Feedback Regarding the Development of the Massachusetts… Read More

BARS September 2019 Meeting

Larry Dapsis collecting ticks

We are very fortunate to have Larry Dapsis as featured speaker for BARS’ September, 2019 meeting. As Entomologist for the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension – Barnstable County, Mr. Dapsis is responsible for development and management of research &… Read More

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Barnstable’s Natural Resources Program will offer two FREE shellfishing classes open to all ages this summer.

BARS April 2019 Meeting

Our guest speaker this month will be the wonderful Heather Rockwell from Barnstable Clean Water Coalition (BCWC). Heather Rockwell is the Director of Operations for BWCC. Born and raised on Cape Cod, Heather received her B.S. degree in… Read More

Barnstable Climate Resilience Event

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness: A Climate Resilience Event

Friday, March 29th the Town of Barnstable is hosting an immersive one-day workshop to explore how we are impacted by natural hazards and to identify actions to improve our community’s resiliency. The Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) project will… Read More

BARS March 2019 Meeting

triploid oysters

The Triploid Oyster in Aquaculture The featured speaker for BARS’ March meeting is John Townes. John is the new Vice President of BARS and is dedicated to the continued growth of the club and its activities and its support… Read More

BARS February 2019 Meeting

Cotuit Harbor from Ropes Beach

Three Bays Stormwater Management Update Presented by April Wobst, Restoration Ecologist, Association to Preserve Cape Cod BARS’ February 2019 meeting will be on February 5th at the West Barnstable Community Center at 7:00 pm. April Wobst manages APCC’s Restoration… Read More

BARS September 2018 Meeting

Barnstable Harbor Benthic Habitat Mapping Project

BARS is very pleased to have Avery Revere, President, Friends of Barnstable Harbor (FOBH) give us a brief overview of the work that FOBH is engaged in. Part of that work is the Benthic Habitat Mapping Project (BHMP)… Read More