The Fund for a Better Waterfront Fundraising event - Save the Date October 20, 2016!

Save the Date! October 20, 2016

Fundraiser: Connect the Watershed Now and for Generations to Come

Wetland Clean-ups this Autumn

It's Autumn, the most active time for tropical storms and hurricanes to inundate our coastline, bringing with them trash and debris that wash ashore and affect ecosystem habitats and citizens who live in shoreline communities. Consider volunteering to help the communities of Raritan and Sandy Hook Bay!

The Bayshore Watershed Council along with the NY-NJ Baykeeper and Monmouth County Clean Communities will be sponsoring several wetland clean-ups this autumn around the Bayshore region of Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, New Jersey.

Beach Sweeps October 22, 2016 9:30a – 12:00p – Rain or Shine!

Consider Taking your Beach Sweeping to the Next Level!  COA has partnered with Crowdrise to help collect donations for your volunteer efforts and raise funds for COA's ocean protection work.

Passaic River Symposium VII – October 13-14, 2016

The seventh Passaic River Symposium will be an event featuring and integrating environmental management, watershed science, flood prevention, urban environments, sustainable development, and the Lower Passaic River Restoration Project.


With colder weather and the holidays approaching, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin reminds residents to practice safety and take steps to reduce the impact burning of wood has on air quality in their homes and neighborhoods. The DEP recommends following these guidelines for burning wood at home:

NJ Flood Mapper

The New Jersey Center for Remote Sensing and Spacial Analysis (CRSSA) introduces the NJ Flood Mapper, an interactive mapping website to visualize coastal flooding hazards and sea-level rise.

Re-discovering the Jersey Tomato... what's in a name and what is the '250'?

Many of us here in the garden state are familiar with the name "Jersey Tomato", but what makes its flavor so special?

Kayak Eco Tours This summer! Visit Liberty State Park and Cheesequake State Park!

Come visit our State Parks for a close-up view of a variety of ecosystems in interesting places! In Liberty State Park, you will learn about the ecology of the Hudson River estuary while at Cheesequake State Park, you will learn about coastal marshes and forests tucked away in Middlesex County!

Take a Kayak Eco-Tour - Liberty State Park Nature Interpretive Center!

Come visit the Liberty State Park Interpretive Center to learn about the ecology of the Hudson River Estuary while paddling on a kayak tour! Starting mid-June through September 2016, tours will run three times a week on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Celebrate Mother's Day!

Some ideas to celebrate this Mother's Day, May 8, 2016, outdoors!