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Planning for a Future Barnegat Bay
September 29, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration is open for “Planning for a Future Barnegat Bay,” a Barnegat Bay Partnership conference about the current State of the Bay and next steps towards improving it. Scientists will give an update on current bay conditions and discuss how ongoing and future research and restoration activities will take aim at the BBP’s ecosystem-based targets for protecting and restoring the bay and watershed. View the Conference Agenda here.
The conference is being held in Ocean County College’s Gateway building, Lecture Hall 104. For the location of the Gateway building, view Ocean County College’s campus map. Directions to campus can be viewed here.
There is also an option to attend virtually. You can join the conference via this WebEx link.The event number (access code) is 2630 817 3662. For an audio only connection to the conference, call 408-418-9388 and enter the access code.
What does the future hold for Barnegat Bay salt marshes?
Dr. Neil Ganju (US Geological Survey)
Bay Islands Initiative – Restoring lost habitat in the face of a changing environment
Ms. Virginia Rettig (US Fish and Wildlife Service) and Ms. Kimberley McKenna (Stockton University)
Barnegat Bay Oyster Restoration: Six Years of Successes and Challenges
Dr. Christine Thompson (Stockton University)
Seagrasses of Barnegat Bay: Past, Present, and Future
Dr. Elizabeth Lacey (Stockton University)
A Regional Sediment Management Plan for the Atlantic Coastal Zone of NJ
Mr. Scott Douglas (NJ Department of Transportation)
View/download the Conference Agenda here.
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