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Measures of a Successful Oyster Reef

Article by Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Stockton University In the late 1800s, oysters were estimated to

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Tuckerton Oyster Reef planting June 2020

Following the Shells – Remotely for Now

Written by Dr. Christine Thompson, Stockton University(Learn more about the oyster reef project during Dr. Thompson's webinar on July 28th

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“Ask a Barnegat Bay Scientist” Summer Webinars

Are you curious about what scientists are studying in the Barnegat Bay and what they're finding? Then join us this

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Barnegat Bay Scientists in Action

Marine Science combines both laboratory and fieldwork. Stockton University's Live Lab Days highlight some of the fieldwork and survey methods

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Oyster spat on oyster shell

Building an Oyster Reef in Barnegat Bay

Article by Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Stockton University Recipe for an oyster reef A lot of

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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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Oyster Farmers

Watch “The Oyster Farmers” and Taste Their Oysters!

“The Oyster Farmers” is an award-winning feature length documentary about coastal life in New Jersey, specifically the Barnegat Bay 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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