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Measures of a Successful Oyster Reef

Article by Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Stockton University In the late 1800s, oysters were estimated to

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“Ask a Barnegat Bay Scientist” Summer Webinars

Are you curious about what scientists are studying in the Barnegat Bay and what they're finding? Then join us this

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Building an Oyster Reef in Barnegat Bay

Article by Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Stockton University Recipe for an oyster reef A lot of

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Barnegat Bay Shellfish Forum

The second Barnegat Bay Shellfish Forum will be held on December 14, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at

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Oyster Farmers

Watch “The Oyster Farmers” and Taste Their Oysters!

“The Oyster Farmers” is an award-winning feature length documentary about coastal life in New Jersey, specifically the Barnegat Bay and

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Oyster Recycling Program Ready for Summer Season

By Juliet Kaszas-Hoch, The Sandpaper (May 16, 2018) Last Monday, the Oyster Recycling Program truck left Long Beach Township (LBT) and visited

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One Small Build for Oyster Kind

By Jessica Baez and Christine Thompson You've seen oysters in raw bars at the shore, but you may not have

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Group Using Oysters to Stop Erosion at Mordecai Island

(Source: Claire Lowe, Press of Atlantic City) A group of volunteers are working to save a small island in the Barnegat

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Science Updates

Register for the State of the Bay conference, Planning for a Future Barnegat Bay, to be held on September 29 from 9 am to noon at Ocean County College.  

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.

 

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