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Protecting Our Shorelines

Barnegat Bay Partnership scientists are monitoring shoreline protection projects in Little Egg Harbor and Tuckerton.

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Microplastics

Microplastics Among Us

Volunteer citizen scientists sieve for microplastics on our shorelines.

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

The first Tropical Storm of 2020 is a reminder to be prepared for hurricane season.

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Monitoring Marsh Elevation in Barnegat Bay

Monitoring changes in marsh elevation is critical when planning wetland restoration and protection projects.

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Maintenance Fixes at Beach Haven Monitoring Station

BBP staff scientists perform maintenance at our Beach Haven continuous water monitoring site.

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Glove and Mask Litter Problem

Let’s all do our part to protect both public health and the environment by properly disposing of used gloves and masks.

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New Podcast Episode Features Jersey-Friendly Yards

New podcast about native plants discusses the Jersey-Friendly Yards website.

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New Agreement to Help Conserve Monarch Habitat

This historic agreement will conserve millions of acres for monarch butterflies and other pollinators across the United States.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Science and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Winter Gardens for Wildlife

    October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Communication and Education Committee Meeting

    October 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Advisory Committee Meeting

    November 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Science and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    December 8 @ 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. 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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