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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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Barnegat Bay Oysters: Folklore, Restoration, and Revival

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Screening of The Oyster Farmers

The Oyster Farmers, a feature length documentary, centers on coastal life in NJ, specifically the Barnegat Bay. The once prolific

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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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Upcoming Events

  1. Makers Fest Manahawkin

    September 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  2. Raw Shellfish Seminar & Webinar

    September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. BBP Communication & Education Committee Meeting

    September 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Cape May Raptor Banding Project Presentation

    September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Water-Quality Data

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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