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
The beginning of winter is a time to share gifts and food with one another to show appreciation for the important people in our life. Save Barnegat Bay has accomplished so many things this year, and we want to celebrate with you!
Join us in honoring our Save Barnegat Bay Community. Guests are invited to share their favorite dishes or treats.
Winter Solstice Celebration
December 21, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
117 Haines Road
Toms River, NJ 08753
Calling all birders! Beginner to advanced birders are encouraged to join us for our free Great Backyard Bird Count at Browns Woods. Come meet us for a 45 min walk to help the bird populations in New Jersey. Chief Naturalist Chris Claus will be leading the bird walk and count.
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.
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!
Save Barnegat Bay is hosting the annual Browns Woods Great Back Yard Bird Count at the Barnegat Bay EcoCenter. Our special guest Naturalist Chris Claus will be leading the walk through our beautiful 40 acres. In addition our Board Member and avid birder Kevin Knutsen will be leading the data collection effort for Cornell Lab of Ornithology. See below for more info about the national event. We will have a limited number of binoculars for borrow on the day of the event.
“Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time.” Learn more http://gbbc.birdcount.org/
Save Barnegat Bay is excited to invite Nicole to be our first presentation in our brand new Rivertime Classroom. Don’t miss this!
Come and learn about the fascinating and resourceful world of the honeybee in the United States. 2019 American Honey Princess Nicole Medina of New Jersey will teach attendees about the inner workings of the beehive, beekeeping in the United States, and how the diverse flight path of honeybees extends from food to fiber. She will also share tips on how honey can rejuvenate itself and you, and will share recipes using one of the over 300 varieties of honey in the United States. Experience how this wondrous insect affects many aspects of our world!Nicole Medina is the 19-year-old daughter of Joel and Nolvia Media of Green Township, NJ. She is a sophomore at Sussex County Community College studying business administration. Nicole has been keeping bees for five years with her family and is an active volunteer with the Sussex County Beekeepers Association. As the 2019 American Honey Princess, Nicole is a national spokesperson for the American Beekeeping Federation, a trade organization representing beekeepers and honey producers throughout the United States. The Honey Queen and Princess speak and promote in venues nationwide, and Princess Nicole has traveled extensively nationwide on behalf of the organization.
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