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New Agreement to Help Conserve Monarch Habitat

Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service News Release dated April 8, 2020 Efforts to stem the decline of monarch butterflies

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Start of the Oyster Restoration Season

Article by Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Stockton University. A foggy day in late May brought my team

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Dr. Mike Kennish Retiring

Dr. Mike Kennish, a Research Professor at Rutgers University and one of the most prolific scientists in the Barnegat Bay

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Boating Tips for Protecting the Bay

Source: NJDEP News Release dated June 14, 2018 The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is urging boaters and

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Oyster Recycling Program Ready for Summer Season

By Juliet Kaszas-Hoch, The Sandpaper (May 16, 2018) Last Monday, the Oyster Recycling Program truck left Long Beach Township (LBT) and visited

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One Small Build for Oyster Kind

By Jessica Baez and Christine Thompson You've seen oysters in raw bars at the shore, but you may not have

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Happy Fish

Something fishy is happening this Saturday!  April 21st is World Fish Migration Day, an annual global celebration of the importance of

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Group Using Oysters to Stop Erosion at Mordecai Island

(Source: Claire Lowe, Press of Atlantic City) A group of volunteers are working to save a small island in the Barnegat

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Science Updates

Learn about the current conditions of the bay in the 2021 State of the Bay Report.

See current water-quality data from our three continuous monitoring stations in the bay, which transmit data in near real time to NJDEP. Data are available HERE to download and use.

 

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