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Building an Oyster Reef in Barnegat Bay

To really bring oysters back to the bay, we need to bring back the oyster reefs.

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Future of Seagrass in New Jersey

BBP Hosts Seagrass Restoration Workshop at Ocean County College

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Wanted: A great communicator with a passion for Barnegat Bay!

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MATES Research Expo 2020

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Barnegat Bay Blitz 2020

This watershed-wide trash clean-up is a week-long event during National Estuaries Week. Find out how to get involved!

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Rain Barrel Challenge 2020

Register your school or youth group to participate in the 2020 Rain Barrel Challenge, an annual art competition with a Barnegat Bay theme.



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CCMP Public Comment Period Now Open

We welcome your comments on the draft revised "Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for Barnegat Bay." The comment period is from July 1 to August 31, 2019.

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Start of the Oyster Restoration Season

The two main goals of this oyster restoration project are to document habitat creation and quantify the water filtration capability of the oysters on the reef.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Science and Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

    April 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Communication & Education Committee Meeting

    April 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  3. Advisory Committee Meeting

    May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Science & Technology Advisory Committee Meeting

    June 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Science Updates

See current water-quality data from the three continuous monitoring stations we maintain in the bay.  Stations in Mantoloking, Seaside Park, and Beach Haven transmit data in near real time to NJDEP, and data are available HERE to download and use.

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