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There are plenty of ways for you to stay involved and to take action.  Check out some of the many events we have going on throughout the year. Share with your friends and family, and help us protect and restore the Bay!

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin

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Upcoming Events

Jul
14
Thu
SBB Annual Meeting @ Mancini Hall
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
SBB Annual Meeting @ Mancini Hall | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

Join Save Barnegat Bay for our Annual Meeting at Mancini Hall in the Ocean County Library in Toms River. Listen to an update on our programs, campaigns, and projects and participate in a discussion about the bay and its future.

Aug
11
Thu
Student Grant Program Presentation @ Borough of Seaside Park Council Chambers
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Student Grant Program Presentation @ Borough of Seaside Park Council Chambers | Seaside Park | New Jersey | United States

A presentation will be made by our Water Quality Team focusing on sampling results of the storm-water draining systems into Barnegat Bay. Our Student Grant Program has been running for 9 years and has provided research opportunities and funding to 54 students.

Jul
19
Wed
Volunteer Open House Orientation @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Please RSVP to [email protected]

Save Barnegat Bay is looking for passionate people to join us in our efforts to make a positive difference in the Barnegat Bay! Sign up as a new volunteer or meet experienced volunteers at our fun and informative open house. The open house will be located at the NEW EcoCenter!

Enjoy potluck refreshments!

Volunteer Open House Orientation @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please RSVP to [email protected]

Save Barnegat Bay is looking for passionate people to join us in our efforts to make a positive difference in the Barnegat Bay! Sign up as a new volunteer or meet experienced volunteers at our fun and informative open house. The open house will be located at the NEW EcoCenter!

Enjoy potluck refreshments!

 

Apr
20
Fri
Earth Day Rain Barrel Workshop @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

R.S.V.P. required

Celebrate Earth Day by slowing storm water from reaching the Bay. Following a short presentation and tutorial, participants will complete their barrel for use at their home.

Donations help pay for rain barrel supplies and delivery.

Apr
21
Sat
Volunteer Trainer and Beach Sweep @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Being a volunteer or intern for Save Barnegat Bay can be anything from participating in trash clean ups, helping out at festivals, or showing up to public hearings to protest over development. Whatever the role you would like to play in the Save Barnegat Bay community, we want to give you the tools to do it well! Join us for a volunteer trainer immediately following a COA Beach Sweep of Browns Woods. Clean up from 9:00 am-11:00 am and the volunteer trainer will be from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Come for one or both. Light refreshments provided. See you there!

 

Feb
9
Sat
Saturday Browns Woods Clean Up @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Saturday Browns Woods Clean Up @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter

Hey neighbors! One of our dedicated Board members is hosting a trash clean up in Browns Woods. He spotted lots of trash during his bird walk. Join us at the EcoCenter for a cup of coffee and lend a hand!

Jul
15
Mon
Marsh Madness @ Barnegat Bay Marshes
Jul 15 all-day
Marsh Madness @ Barnegat Bay Marshes

Annual Barnegat Bay marsh clean-up conducted by the Junior Sailing Program of the Barnegat Bay Yacht Racing Association (BBYRA) and Save Barnegat Bay. Each participating Yacht Club selects the youth’s favorite local marsh and plans to rally hand picked trash and debris to their coach boat and then landward to the Club or municipality for proper disposal.

In 2018, over 390 individual sailors removed 57 bags of trash from our beloved, sensitive marsh areas. All 12 clubs in the BBYRA participated! Our goal for 2019 is to host a bay-wide clean-up…including all the clubs in the south bay too!

Jul
22
Mon
Rain Barrel Workshop 3: Rainbarrelarama! @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
Jul 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Rain Barrel Workshop 3: Rainbarrelarama! @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter

We are proud to announce our third of many workshops to come this summer here at the Barnegat Bay EcoCenter!

Come learn about how you can help combat pollution in the Barnegat Bay Watershed and construct a rain barrel to take home with you.

RSVP Required! See “Tickets”. Limited number available.

Although the program is free, donations are always appreciated to help keep this program alive! Donations can be made via cash or check on the day of event, or at https://www.savebarnegatbay.org/donate/.

Apr
20
Mon
Virtual Science Talk: People’s Effect on Terrapins @ Virtual
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Virtual Science Talk: People's Effect on Terrapins @ Virtual

This virtual event is something you are not going to want to miss! R.S.V.P. to Graceanne at [email protected] to get your ZOOM link to attend this event.

Diamond Back Terrapins in the Barnegat Bay are heavily impacted by people. Save Barnegat Bay awarded Emma Riley an award at the Jersey Shore Science Fair for her exceptional work on heavy medals and their effect on terrapins. Joined by her peer Brady Nichols and his stellar work on the heat of roads and their likely effect on terrapin eggs, both students will present their findings and answer questions about their science.

Emma and Brady are students at the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science studying under the guidance of Dr. John Wnek, the leading expert on our resident terrapin population. This event is a great opportunity to learn about this keystone species!