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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

Sep
27
Fri
ANJEE Fall Conference @ Duke Farms Coach Barn
Sep 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
ANJEE Fall Conference @ Duke Farms Coach Barn

For more than three decades, ANJEE has organized one of the leading annual conferences for environmental education professionals in New Jersey, designed to promote innovation, networking, learning, and dissemination of best practices. This fall we are excited to present our annual Autumn Conference: a day full of programs for educators at Duke Farms, a model of environmental stewardship that inspires visitors to become informed stewards of the land.

All outdoors. Zero PowerPoint. Maximum inspiration.

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

Sep
28
Sat
Annual Ocean County Decoy and Gunning Show @ Tip Seaman County Park
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day
Annual Ocean County Decoy and Gunning Show @ Tip Seaman County Park | Tuckerton | New Jersey | United States

Barnegat Bay has a rich history in duck hunting and decoy carving. This two day festival boasts exhibitors, contests, food, local vendors, and environmentalists that all originate with a passion for Barnegat Bay!

Ocean County Decoy & Gunning Show at the Tuckerton Seaport in Tuckerton, NJ. The show will focus on bird books, decoy carvings, antique duck carvings, gunning decoys, quack decoy items. It will attract many visitors designers, artisans, artists, decoy handicraft and exhibitors.

***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
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.

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
New Jersey Watershed Conference @ The Watershed Institute
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
New Jersey Watershed 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
15
Sun
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.