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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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Poster for "The Anthropologist"

Screenings of “The Anthropologist” at Ocean County College

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Annual Report 2017-2018

The "Annual Report 2017-2018" gives a great overview of BBP's accomplishments in 2017 and plans for 2018.

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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.

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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.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Advisory Committee Meeting

    July 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Wild About Jersey-Friendly Yards: If You Plant It, They Will Come

    July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Wild About Jersey-Friendly Yards: The Buzz With Bees

    August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Wild About Jersey-Friendly Yards: Plant This, Not That

    August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 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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