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Municipalities Encouraged to Adopt Stronger Stormwater Measures

Municipalities have the option of adopting stronger measures to help reduce flooding and pollution caused by stormwater.

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BBP Developing Two New Watershed Protection and Restoration Plans

One plan is for the Toms River and the other for Cedar Creek/Forked River/Oyster Creek.

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2020-2021 Watershed Ambassador

Contact Emily McGuckin about doing an educational program or assisting with a project in the Barnegat Bay watershed.

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Virtual Meetings to Kick-off Development of Two New Sub-Watershed Plans

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Soil Scientists Study Blue Carbon

NRCS soil scientists measure "blue carbon" stored in Barnegat Bay salt marshes.

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Tuckerton Oyster Reef planting June 2020

Following the Shells – Remotely for Now

Over 400,000 shells containing 1.7 million baby oysters were recently added to the Tuckerton Oyster Reef.

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National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant Program

Any requests for a letter of acknowledgement from the Barnegat Bay Partnership should be submitted by July 24, 2020.

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“Ask a Barnegat Bay Scientist” Summer Webinars

Register for these free webinars to hear about Barnegat Bay research from the scientists and ask your questions.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Science and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    February 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Communication and Education Committee Meeting

    February 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  3. Advisory Committee Meeting

    March 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Science and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    April 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Communication and Education Committee Meeting

    April 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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. Data are available HERE to download and use.

The BBP will be submitting comments on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Study report released on August 19, 2021.  Visit this BBP webpage for more information, including a link to a recording of an USACE presentation and question and answer session with the BBP.

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