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RU a Happy Clam?

Rutgers University researchers study hard clams in the Barnegat Bay.

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Jellyfish Barrier Nets – Do They Work?

An article about a BBP research project studying the effectiveness of barrier nets in limiting contact between bathers and bay nettles (a type of stinging jellyfish) has been published in "Ocean & Coastal Management."

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Clinging Jellyfish Advisory for Barnegat Bay

The DEP has extended its recreational-use advisory on clinging jellyfish to the entire Barnegat Bay.

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Boating Tips for Protecting the Bay

The NJDEP offers boating tips for protecting the bay's ecologically sensitive habitats.

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Barnegat Bay Blitz on June 8th

Join other volunteers in the ninth year of this watershed-wide clean-up event organized by NJDEP.

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Oyster Recycling Program Ready for Summer Season

This program gathers empty oyster shells from restaurants to help build up a restored oyster reef in the Barnegat Bay.

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One Small Build for Oyster Kind

A Barnegat Bay Partnership grant has funded a project to study the results of oyster reef restoration in the Barnegat Bay.

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Happy Fish

Working together for happy fish -- the motto for World Fish Migration Day!

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Upcoming Events

  1. Meet the authors of “Great Storms of the Jersey Shore”

    September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Fall Lawn Care the Earthwise Way

    September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. Shellfish Biology, Restoration, and Aquaculture Innovation

    September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. The Spotted Lanternfly

    September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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