BARS June 2016 Meeting

Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Our featured speaker for the meeting will be Tonna-Marie Rogers, Coastal Training Program Coordinator of the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The title of her talk is “Climate on the Cape: Changes, Risks and Opportunities.” Please attend and bring a guest to this informative meeting.

Blessing of the Rakes

Blessing of the Rakes 2016

You are invited to BARS 13th Annual Blessing of the Rakes at the Bridge Street Landing in Osterville. Bring your shellfish rakes, and have them blessed by local clergy for a bountiful harvest.

BARS April 2016 Meeting

Father and son shellfishing at Bridge Street Osterville

The featured speakers for the April 2016 BARS meeting will be Tom Marcotti, Liz Lewis, and Amy Croteau of the Town of Barnstable Marine & Environmental Affairs Division.

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

2015 BARS Wine Raffle

The winner of the BARS 2015 Wine Raffle will receive¬†twenty four¬†(24) bottles of fine wine. Only 250 tickets will be sold at $10 for single tickets or three tickets for $25. Drawing is December 1, 2015 at the… Read More

BARS October 2015 Meeting

Oysters at Scudder's Lane

If you are serious about shellfishing, especially oysters, don’t miss BARS’ October, 2015 meeting. All BARS meetings are open to the public.

2015 BARS Picnic

2015 BARS Picnic

The BARS picnic scheduled for this Saturday, October 3 has been cancelled because of the inclement weather of thunderstorms and high winds expected that day.

West Barnstable Village Festival 2015

BARS booths at West Barnstable Village Festival

BARS had a very successful event at the West Barnstable Village Festival. In fact it was the most successful one day event we have ever had. I can not express my appreciation, as chairman of the event, for… Read More

BARS August 2015 Meeting

Cape Cod

Our featured speaker at BARS’ August 4th meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building is Tom Cambareri who will be doing a presentation on the effects of ocean acidification on clams and oysters and the Cape Cod aquifer.

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 Croteau, Natural… Read More

BARS Wine and Wine Cooler Raffle

BARS wine and wine cooler raffle

Only 250 tickets will be sold at $10 for single tickets or three tickets for $25. Drawing is December 2, 2014. You do not need to be present to win. 100% of proceeds go to the BARS Scholarship… Read More