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Marine Debris in the Mid Atlantic: Ongoing Efforts to Address a Global Challenge

Our oceans are filled with items that do not belong there as consumer plastics, metals, rubber, paper, textiles, derelict fishing

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Cover of 2021 Mid-Atlantic Marine Debris Action Plan

Mid-Atlantic Marine Debris Action Plan Released

Source: NOAA Marine Debris Program The NOAA Marine Debris Program (MDP) has announced the release of the 2021 Mid-Atlantic Marine Debris

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Upcoming Events

  1. Advisory Committee Meeting

    July 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. A Screening and Q&A of the Film: Drift

    July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE) workshop: New Jersey’s Estuaries, from Top to Bottom

    August 10 @ 9:00 am - August 12 @ 4:00 pm
  4. Project Wet 2.0

    August 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Communication and Education Committee Meeting

    August 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Science Updates

Learn about the current conditions of the bay in the 2021 State of the Bay Report.

See current water-quality data from our three continuous monitoring stations in the bay, which transmit data in near real time to NJDEP. Data are available HERE to download and use.

 

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