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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
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.

Apr
9
Thu
Cancelled-Discover American Eels @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cancelled-Discover American Eels @ Barnegat Bay EcoCenter

Join us April 9th at 6pm as we explore the journey of the American Eel. Barnegat Bay Partnership and Save Barnegat Bay are teaming up to bring you a noteworthy hands on learning experience! Barnegat Bay Partnership is conducting a long term monitoring project on juvenile (glass) eels. Glass eels are currently migrating into Barnegat Bay from the Sargasso Sea, and finding their way into our rivers, creeks, and streams. The Barnegat Bay EcoCenter is located next to the Long Swamp Creek where we can find these baby eels! During this program you will have the chance to see these interesting creatures up close and personal, hear from the scientists studying their migration, and learn about their importance to our ecosystem. This is a unique program you are not going to want to miss!

ALL AGES WELCOME!

Sep
1
Tue
Meet Dan Fagin, Author “Toms River”
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Meet Dan Fagin, Author "Toms River"

Throughout the month of August, members of the Barnegat Bay Book Club will have been reading “Toms River” by Dan Fagin. Join us for our fourth virtual event as we talk with Dan Fagin about his journalistic research to do with the chemical company Ciba-Geigy and the pollution left in its wake.

This event will take place in a Zoom meeting on September 1st at 6pm. This event will be recorded and posted to youtube.

“A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes frequently about environmental science, Dan Fagin is also a science journalism professor at New York University. His bestselling book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction, as well as the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, the National Academies Science Book Award and the Society of Environmental Journalists’ Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, among other honors. A rave review in the New York Times described Toms River as “great journalism” and “a new classic of science reporting.” Dan’s recent publications include The New York Times, Scientific American, Nature and Slate.” –danfagin.com

Purchase the book and learn more about Dan Fagin https://danfagin.com/

Join the Barnegat Bay Book Club https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1081534-barnegat-bay-book-club