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
Project Terrapin will be releasing terrapin hatchlings throughout the day at Island Beach State Park. Scheduled release times are 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm, with a terrapin program scheduled a half hour prior to each release. Meet at the Interpretive Center for the program and then over to the bay side for the release.
Join the Ocean County Soil Conservation District for a FREE workshop! This workshop teaches the basics of designing and planting a rain garden for Barnegat Bay watershed homeowners.
Join our partners at the Barnegat Bay Partnership and the Department of Environmental Protection for this year’s Barnegat Bay BLITZ! There will be cleanups in and around the Barnegat Bay, a kickoff event at the Barnegat Lighthouse, and many other ways to get involved. Click on this website for more information: www.nj.gov/dep/barnegatbay/bbblitz.htm
Join the Sierra Club and Save Barnegat Bay as we reflect on the third anniversary of Sandy, what happened, where we are now, and where we are going in the future. Guest speakers include: Jeff Tittel, Director of the NJ Sierra Club, Gene McColligan, Ecologist and former Environmental Manager at FEMA, Dr. Richard G. Lathrop, Jr., Rutgers University Professor, and Brian Donohue, Star Ledger Reporter on Sandy.
Our Education & Outreach Coordinator will be attending a free symposium on the future of the ocean at Monmouth University. As part of the Urban Institute’s annual events, the Future of the Ocean Symposium honors top scientists, conservationists, and environmental enthusiasts. This year’s honorees include Dr. Sylvia Earle, whose work with deep space exploration is some of the leading science to date.
Save Barnegat Bay will be joining the public at the Barnegat Bay Research Forum, sponsored by our partner organization the Barnegat Bay Partnership. Come out and hear the resent research from NJDEP scientists, as they delve into the health of the bay, stresses to the environment, and new management strategies. Registration is required. Email Terri Tucker at email@example.com.
Join the Barnegat Bay Partnership as they present the State of the Bay with several panel discussions about key indicators in the bay. Our Executive Director, Britta Wenzel, will be part of the panel discussions.
Save Barnegat Bay will be at the Jersey Friendly Yards conference hosted at Ocean County College by the Barnegat Bay Partnership. Speakers for the day include Doug Tammany author of Bringing Nature Home. Get in touch with Karen Walzer at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for this exciting and informative event!
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!