Barnstable Oyster Season Safety Protocols 2020–2021

The Town of Barnstable has issued safety protocols for the 2020–2021 oyster season. Please observe the following safety protocols during oyster season to best ensure the health and safety of yourself and Town staff. For Bay Street, Osterville… Read More

BARS November 2018 Meeting

Shellshocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves

Shell Shocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves, a film presented by the American Chapter of the World Oyster Society, will be shown at our November 6th Meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building. This short documentary will open your… Read More

BARS October 2018 Meeting

Liz Lewis and volunteers at Handy Point, Cotuit, Cape Cod

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis will bring us up to date on the Town of Barnstable Natural Resources Department’s activities and the upcoming oyster season. This is the meeting we look forward to all year! The meeting will… Read More

BARS November 2017 Meeting

John Carafoli Food Consultant • Food Stylist • Author • Blogger

Our presenter for BARS November 7th, meeting is a Cape Cod native, local food connoisseur, food stylist, and BARS member, John Carafoli. John also teaches classes and workshops in culinary arts and food styling. He recently has returned from… Read More

BARS October 2017 Meeting

Liz Lewis and BARS volunteers planting quahog seed

Tom Marcotti and Liz Lewis will bring us up to date on the Town of Barnstable Natural Resources Department’s activities and the upcoming oyster season. This is the meeting we look forward to all year! The meeting will… Read More

March 2017 BARS Meeting

shellfishing rake and basket full of quahogs

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7th. Our next meeting will take place at the West Barnstable Community Building on Route 149 Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm. Our speaker for the evening will… Read More

BARS February 2017 Meeting

Shellfishing-Scudder-Lane

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 7th. STEVE KIRK, the Coastal Program Manager for The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts is our featured speaker for this meeting. He is tasked with advancing coastal conservation strategies largely… Read More

Don’t Miss this BARS Meeting!

Oyster Season at Calves Pasture, Barnstable

The next BARS meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 1st. Tom Marcotti, Liz Lewis, and Amy Croteau of the town of Barnstable, Department of Marine and Environmental Affairs, will give an updated report of what is going… Read More