B.A.R.S. Protecting S.H.A.R.P.

BARS protecting SHARP

We thought the pier issue was a done deal, but it is rearing its ugly head yet again. People owning temporary docks and piers in shellfish habitat areas are now starting to appeal to have them converted to… Read More

BARS September 2015 Meeting

Marconi Beach

Our speaker for the evening will be Dr. Robert Cook, Wildlife Ecologist, at the Cape Cod National Seashore, who will make a presentation on the rarely seen birds and animals at the Cape Cod National Seashore.

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 April 2015 Meeting

Oysters at low tide

BARS April 2015 meeting at the West Barnstable Community Building features speakers from the Barnstable Marine Environmental Department providing updates on their projects relating to shellfishing and the shellfish habitat.

BARS February 2015 Meeting

Joshua Reitsma

BARS speaker for the February 3rd meeting will be Josh Reitsma. Since 2009, he has worked as Marine Program Specialist with the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and Woods Hole Sea Grant in support of fisheries and aquaculture in Massachusetts.

2015 Shellfishing License

Town of Barnstable 2015 shellfish permits will be available starting Tuesday, February 17th. Natural Resources office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 – 4:15. Location: 1189 Phinney’s Lane, Centerville, MA. 02632