Working collaboratively to protect the Barnegat Bay Estuary Systems and their natural resources.

The Barnegat Bay Partnership is one of 28 EPA designated National Estuary Programs established to protect and restore the water quality and ecological integrity of estuaries of national significance.


Protecting and improving water quality by reducing causes of water quality degradation.

water supply

Ensuring adequate water supplies and flow in the watershed for ecological and human communities in the future.

living resources

Protecting, restoring and enhancing habitats in the watershed and ensuring healthy and sustainable natural communities of plants and animals

land use

Improving and sustaining collaborative regional approaches to responsible land use planning and open space protection.


Learn more about how you can get involved in the work we do

Paddle for the Edge
Community Science

Collect data aboard your kayak or paddleboard that helps us better understand shoreline erosion in the Bay.

Volunteer Master Naturalist Program

Prepare to become a volunteer master naturalist through expert led sessions and hands-on experiences.

Barnegat Bay Blitz Community Cleanup

Get involved in our annual watershed-wide cleanup that brings together hundreds of volunteers.


Contact us

Feel free to reach out to us directly to learn more about our work