Ed was BARS’ first president. Ed loved the camaraderie and the jovial structure of this new non-profit that has continued until today, 22 years later. Finding a shared value of Barnstable’s shellfish, many of BARS members have become personal friends and Ed was a friend to many of BARS members, past and present. There will never be another Ed Dutton, and we wish him peace since he passed away in August, 2023 at age 97.
BARS will be at the recyclable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station in July, 2023 to raise money for BARS’ scholarship fund.
Every year for the past eighteen years the Natural Resources Department of the Town of Barnstable Marine and Environmental Affairs Division has sponsored Clamming Classes for Kids.
BARS wishes to thank the following local vendors who have given support to our organization. We encourage all BARS members to frequent these businesses.
Andre Peter Sampou of West Barnstable passed away on November 20, 2021 at age 90 surrounded by his loved ones. BARS extends its condolences to all of Andre’s family and friends. He was a founding member of BARS, which had its first meeting in 2001 at his farm in West Barnstable. BARS will forever miss Andre Sampou.
BARS is at the redeemable bottles and cans shed at the Barnstable Transfer Station for the rest of July. Money raised will go towards BARS’ scholarship fund for Cape Cod students. This is BARS’ biggest fundraiser of the… Read More
The Cotuit–Santuit Civic Association held a Zoom meeting on September 15, 2020. The meeting consisted of a presentation by representatives of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod and the Horsley Witten Group regarding the various storm water management projects that… Read More
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.
Barnstable’s Natural Resources Program will offer two FREE shellfishing classes open to all ages this summer.
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.