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Tidal wetland groundwater: the flood from below

Tidal wetlands flood twice a day in the Barnegat Bay. As nature intended, tides rise, water floods the surface, and

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Tidal patterns found under low-lying forests—what comes next as sea levels rise?

As sea level rise, flooding occurs at higher and higher elevations. As flood patterns change, tidal marshes can slowly migrate

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People in yellow and white kayaks with life vests on paddling.

Paddle For The Edge is Expanding!

Barnegat Bay Partnership (BBP) is proud to announce the Paddle for the Edge Program has now expanded into the Great

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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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Monitoring Marsh Elevation in Barnegat Bay

Every year, usually starting in April, the Barnegat Bay Partnership wetlands research team begins collecting data for our Site Specific

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Paddle for the Edge 2019

Do you have a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard?  We're looking for paddling enthusiasts to help collect important data about

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Dr. Mike Kennish Retiring

Dr. Mike Kennish, a Research Professor at Rutgers University and one of the most prolific scientists in the Barnegat Bay

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Academy of Natural Sciences employee Lena Champlin taking gas exchange measurements at Cattus Island County Park in Toms River, New Jersey.

Blue Carbon in Barnegat Bay

By Elizabeth Watson and Rose Martin, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University “Blue carbon” is shorthand for the carbon

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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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