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Nitrogen Water Quality Standard for Barnegat Bay: Information Session on Nov. 29th

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and Barnegat Bay partners are announcing the first of three information sessions

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Image at least a dozen people stand-up paddle boarding near the shore in Toms River.

Celebrating National Estuaries Week

National Estuaries Week is an annual celebration of our amazing estuaries, including Barnegat Bay! This year's National Estuaries Week is

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Barnegat Bay Partnership State of the Bay Report 2021.

Planning for a Future Barnegat Bay

The Barnegat Bay Partnership (BBP) is hosting Planning for a Future Barnegat Bay, a State of the Bay conference, on

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Image of a woman tending to her home garden.

Enroll in a New Stewardship Program for a Healthy Bay

The Barnegat Bay Partnership (BBP) invites residents, schools, and municipalities in the Barnegat Bay watershed to enroll in a new

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Image of field technicians Kayla Racanelli (left) and Sammie Adamczyk (right) assessing a crossing.

Re-Connecting Fragmented Ecosystems  

As humans continue to expand their range, the habitats of aquatic and terrestrial organisms are becoming increasingly lost or fragmented. 

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Red beard sponge and other encrusting organisms growing on oyster shells from the reef. (Photo by Dr. Christine Thompson).

Measures of a Successful Oyster Reef

Article by Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Stockton University In the late 1800s, oysters were estimated to

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Ocean County College Maker's Club install a mounting frame and track system for deploying the coastal acidification sensors.

2019 Water Quality Network Annual Report

The Barnegat Bay Partnership's 2019 Water Quality Network Annual Report is now available to view and download. During the 2019

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Image of an eel collector made of numerous frayed ropes.

Monitoring Juvenile Eels

A juvenile American eel. Each winter, juvenile American eels (Anguilla rostrata) arrive in the Barnegat Bay. At this life stage,

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Science Updates

Learn about the bay’s condition in the 2021 State of the Bay Report.

See current water-quality data from our three continuous monitoring stations in the bay, which transmit data in near real-time to NJDEP.

 

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