A Successful July for BARS at the Barnstable Recycling Shed

BARS volunteers celebrating last day at the shed for 2021

Thank you everyone who volunteered at the recycling shack and all those who donated their returnable bottles and cans. Shown here are some photos of those who showed up the last day to help clean the shack; empty the container of bags of cans and boxes of bottles into the truck to be returned to the manufacturers; and finally, to celebrate the end of a job well done.

Shellfishing in Barnstable with Kris Clark

Shellfishing in Barnstable with Kris Clark

Barnstable Historical Society presents Shellfishing in Barnstable with Kris Clark Enjoy a Clam Chowder Supper at Walden Hall of St. Mary’s Church, Barnstable Village​ on February 28th, at 5:30 pm Clam Chowder donated by BARS’ Lenny Clark with Chili… Read More

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 the Massachusetts… Read More

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 research &… Read More

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 member, Steve Hoxie.

Learn to Shellfish Classes 2022

Learn to Shellfish Classes

Barnstable’s Natural Resources Program will offer two FREE shellfishing classes open to all ages this summer.

Clamming for Kids 2022

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.

BARS April 2019 Meeting

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. degree in… Read More

View from the Flats (Summation 02-2019)

Shudder's Lane shellfishermen

This will be my last View from the Flats. In November the Board elected a new Slate of Officers for 2019. The Officers and Directors for 2019 are as follows: Officers and Directors Slate for 2019 President Robert Parsons… Read More

BARS Honoring its Commitment to UMass Dartmouth

BARS presenting UMass Dartmouth with scholarship check

The above photo shows Bill Shumway presenting UMass Dartmouth a check for the BARS-UMass Dartmouth Scholarship Endowment Fund on December 11th, 2018.