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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Upcoming Events

Kids Plant Press Program @ Island Beach State Park
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Save Barnegat Bay’s plant naturalist at the Island Beach State Park Interpretive Center and learn about different native plants. Take home a pressed plant for your collection.

Beachwood Elementary School Green Fair @ Beachwood Elementary School
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us and other organizations as we celebrate the bay and all things green at Beachwood Elementary School’s Green Fair!

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.

Northern Highlands High School Field Trip @ Forsythe Refuge, deCamp Trail
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Save Barnegat Bay will be guiding students from Northern Highlands High School on an eco-hike through several ecosystems on the deCamp Trail. This trail is part of the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Students will also be participating in a trail maintenance cleanup as well.

Pinelands Short Course @ Stockton University
Mar 9 all-day
Pinelands Short Course @ Stockton University

A day long event featuring educational presentations that explore the unique history, ecology and culture of the Pinelands.

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!