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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

Oct
5
Sat
Annual Fall Forestry Festival @ Forest Resource Education Center
Oct 5 all-day
Annual Fall Forestry Festival @ Forest Resource Education Center  | Jackson | New Jersey | United States

Enjoy the day and learn about the forest surrounding you. Some of the fun activities of the day will include: • Maple Sugaring • Nature Walks • Crafts • Forestry Displays & Demos * Greater Pinelands Dulcimer Society • Classroom Presentations Given by Naturalist and Much, Much More! This is a FREE event for everyone. 

***Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.

 

Oct
12
Sat
Jersey Shore Makerfest and Green Fair @ Toms River High School North
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jersey Shore Makerfest and Green Fair @ Toms River High School North

In October 2015, the JSMF was started as an experimental, experiential, educational, and non-profit annual community event, a FREE and free-wheeling celebration of creativity and imagination that’s part MythBusters, science lab, county fair, and art studio. It consists of 70-100 maker booths and workshops, a drone/RC field, an EdTalk studio with live interviews and motivational presentations, competitive and instructional robotics arenas, and the annual town Green FairOver 350 makers and 13,000 attendees have joined us these past four years. Come be part of the fun and learning!

*Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.

Annual Pine Barrens Jamboree @ Wells Mills County Park
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Annual Pine Barrens Jamboree @ Wells Mills County Park | Ocean Township | New Jersey | United States

Enjoy the Music of the Pines, Cultural Demonstrations & Lectures, Traditional Crafts & Crafts, Kids Crafts and Games, Nature & History Programs, Food, Free Shuttle Buses and more…Rain or Shine!

Learn how to become a “Piney from your head to your ….hiney!”

***Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.

 

Oct
19
Sat
Annual Jersey Friendly Yards Conference @ Ocean County College
Oct 19 @ 8:15 am – 3:00 pm
Annual Jersey Friendly Yards Conference @ Ocean County College | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

The workshops were designed to provide in-depth information and tools that you can use as you follow the steps to a Jersey-Friendly Yard. During registration, attendees had the opportunity to choose which workshop to attend during each of the three morning sessions.  Some presenters have graciously provided their presentations to share on this site.

*Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.

 

Oct
26
Sat
NJ Native Plant Society Fall Conference @ Raritan Valley Community College
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
NJ Native Plant Society Fall Conference @ Raritan Valley Community College | Branchburg | New Jersey | United States

Save Barnegat Bay will have a table display at this year’s Annual Fall Conference of the NJ Native Plant Society. Come out and learn about NJ Natives, Jersey-Friendly Yards, and which plants to use to attract pollinators like bees and butterflies.

The Native Plant Society of New Jersey is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to the appreciation, protection, and study of the native flora of New Jersey. Founded in 1985, we have hundreds of members across the state, and are organized into county and regional chapters.

***Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.

Oct
31
Thu
Toms River Halloween Parade @ The Office Restaurant & Lounge
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Toms River Halloween Parade @ The Office Restaurant & Lounge

Join the Save Barnegat Bay “Parade Committee” as we march in the annual Toms River Halloween Parade!

***Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.

Nov
1
Fri
Watershed Institute Conference @ The Watershed Institute
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Watershed Institute Conference @ The Watershed Institute

The Annual New Jersey Watershed Conference is an educational event that aims to advance knowledge and communications on issues related to water quality and quantity across the state. We welcome attendance from environmental professionals, nonprofit organizations, government officials, and interested members of the general public.

The conference will feature a variety of presentations from local experts on watershed management, stormwater, green infrastructure, and the problems and solutions related to the health of our watersheds.

***Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.

 
Nov
15
Fri
Fertilizer Free!
Nov 15 all-day
Fertilizer Free!

New Jersey is Fertilizer Free between November 15th and March 1st as per the strictest fertilizer law in the Nation. Written by Save Barnegat Bay and passed into law in 2011, the Fertilizer Law outlines the content requirements of fertilizer sold in stores, requires landscapers to hold a fertilizer application certification from Rutgers, and other protective measures.

Nov
18
Mon
Annual New Jersey Farm Bureau Meeting @ The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village
Nov 18 – Nov 19 all-day
Annual New Jersey Farm Bureau Meeting @ The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village

Every year the New Jersey Farm Bureau comes together to collaborate and commemorate the farming community throughout the state. Here they hold their annual meeting to discuss pertinent and important issues facing the agriculture and fishing communities.

*Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.

Nov
19
Tue
Annual New Jersey League of Municipalities @ Atlantic City Convention Center
Nov 19 – Nov 21 all-day
Annual New Jersey League of Municipalities @ Atlantic City Convention Center

The New Jersey State League of Municipalities is a voluntary association created to help communities do a better job of self-government through pooling information resources and brain power. It is authorized by State Statute, and since 1915 has been serving local officials throughout the Garden State. All 565 municipalities are members of the League. Over 560 mayors and 13,000 elected and appointed officials of member municipalities are entitled to all of the services and privileges of the League.

*Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the event organizer when planning to attend the event.