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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

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!

 

May
26
Sat
Ask a Botanist @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ask a Botanist @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

 

Enjoy this unique opportunity to join a professional and knowledgeable botanist for a short presentation followed by a walk through the beautiful 40 acres of Browns Woods outside the Barnegat Bay EcoCenter. Don’t forget to bring a sample of that pesky plant you have been curious about-Jason Hafstad can help you identify it!

Dec
29
Sat
Christmas Bird Count @ Save Barnegat Bay
Dec 29 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Christmas Bird Count @ Save Barnegat Bay

Join bird enthusiasts for a Christmas Bird Count in the Browns Woods! Birders from various groups throughout the area are coming together for warm beverages and a wintry walk to look for birds at the Barnegat Bay EcoCenter.

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!

Feb
16
Sat
Great Backyard Bird Count @ Save Barnegat Bay
Feb 16 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Great Backyard Bird Count @ Save Barnegat Bay

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/

Mar
12
Tue
Bee Shore Honey bees and more! @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bee Shore Honey bees and more! @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter

Bee Shore Honey is partnering with Save Barnegat Bay to bring you a free “Smart Yard ~ Healthy Bay” program. Come on out for a information session on The Honey Bee!  Save Barnegat Bay is hosting this event at the Brown’s Woods Eco Center.  Join Bill MacCormack, local beekeeper and member or Central Jersey Beekeepers Association and he discusses the components of a hive, equipment needed and how we can help protect the honey bee and other pollinators.