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Academy of Natural Sciences employee Lena Champlin taking gas exchange measurements at Cattus Island County Park in Toms River, New Jersey.

Blue Carbon in Barnegat Bay

Carbon storage by coastal ecosystems helps slow climate change.


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Volunteer IBSP dune grass planters

Building Dunes with 30,000 New Plants at Island Beach State Park

Beachgrass helps to stabilize and build dunes at the park.

Atlantic Sea Nettle (Chrysaora quinquecirrha)

New Jellyfish Species Discovered

The sea nettle jellyfish species found in the Barnegat Bay is actually the newly identified Atlantic bay nettle.

Spanish Translation of Low Maintenance Landscaping Guide for the Barnegat Bay Watershed 2017_Page_01

Low-Maintenance Landscaping Guide Now Available in Spanish

The new Spanish version is hot off the press and also available electronically!


EPA Cancels Climate Change Presentations by Agency Scientists

The decision to pull the speakers raises concerns among scientists and many others.

Justin Linton

Justin Linton Named Barnegat Bay Watershed Ambassador

Linton will help educate residents in the watershed about ways to reduce water pollution as well as conduct stream assessments to monitor the health of New Jersey's waterways.

A Jersey-Friendly landscape with native plants in place of lawn.

Bringing Nature Home to Your Jersey-Friendly Yard

Learn from the experts how to landscape for a healthy environment and clean water at a conference at Ocean County College on October 14th.

sunset on barnegat bay

We Celebrate National Estuaries Week!

Take some time to enjoy all the Barnegat Bay has to offer and learn some simple steps to protect it.

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