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…

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…

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…

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…

BARS 16th Blessing of the Rakes

16th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 16th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed for a bountiful harvest.

BARS 2019 Annual Awards Dinner

The BARS 2019 Annual Dinner will be held at the Terrace Room at the Hyannis Golf Course on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

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. Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 @ 12:30 pm at Bridge St. Landing, Osterville Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 @ 8:00 am at…

Clamming for Kids

Clamming for Kids

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. Invariably a number of parents are exposed to the joys of…

BARS 16th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

16th Annual Blessing of the Rakes

You are invited to BARS 16th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed for a bountiful harvest. The event will be held rain…

BARS April 2019 Meeting

Marstons Mills River

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….