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 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….

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….

BARS February 2019 Meeting

Cotuit Harbor from Ropes Beach

The Three Bays Stormwater Project is being completed in partnership with the town of Barnstable Department of Public Works, Barnstable Clean Water Coalition, Barnstable Land Trust and Horsley Witten Group. This presentation will provide an overview of the project goals and talk specifically about progress made on construction of new stormwater treatment systems at Cordwood Landing and Prince Cove Marina.

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…

BARS November 2018 Meeting

Shellshocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves

Shellshocked: 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…

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. The October 2017 BARS meeting will be held at the West Barnstable Community Building on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.

Marstons Mills Village Day 2018

BARS at Marstons Mills Village Day

BARS will be at Marstons Mills Village Day, September 9th at noon with our famous chowder and BARS apparel. The annual celebration, which is free and open to the public, is hosted by the Marstons Mills Village…

BARS April 2018 Meeting

Rainbow over Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge

Millions of people cross the bridges over the Cape Cod Canal each year. But how many know what this engineering marvel is all about? Samantha Gray, a US Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger will present a program that offers excellent insight into the rich history, fascinating features, and vigilant operation of the Cape Cod Canal. A portion of the presentation will include a film entitled ‘Canal Story.’

BARS March 2018 Meeting

Lenny and Kris Clark on the flats

We will have two terrific presenters for our March meeting: Kris Clark’s presentation is titled Shellfishing in Barnstable. The second presenter is from the R. A. Ribb Company, the shellfishing rake company in Harwich. The meeting will be held at the West Barnstable Community Building on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. New members will receive a gift from BARS and refreshments will be served at a meet and greet reception after the presentations.