Last year, because of our hard work and the support of thousands of members, volunteers, and funders:

  • No horseshoe crabs were killed for bait in New Jersey and thousands of female crabs were spared in Delaware.
  • The 15,000 remaining red knots have still escaped extinction.
  • 2 billion more plastic bottles from New York State won’t end up on beaches.
  • More than 1,000 school kids grew beach grass in their classrooms and restored dunes on Sandy Hook and other nearby communities.
  • JFK International Airport has not filled wetlands to extend its runways further into Jamaica Bay.
  • Dozens of people learned to fish at our Sandy Hook surf fishing clinics.
  • More than 500 acres of prime NJ coastal habitat has been snatched from the bulldozer’s treads.
  • New York City will invest $15 million to restore Jamaica Bay saltmarshes.
  • 200 scientists, grad students, and volunteers identified more than 400 species in our first 24-hour BioBlitz of Sandy Hook.
  • Urban kids from Asbury Park, Keansburg, Camden, Newark, Hoboken and New York City connected with the coast, some for the very first time.
  • New Jersey government agencies and environmental practitioners have embraced Living Shorelines, an innovative shoreline erosion control technique.
  • Thousands of clams and oysters are restored to Barnegat Bay and Delaware Bay.
  • Hundreds of Barnegat Bay watershed residents are improving the bay in their own back yards.
  • 1,250 anglers from Maine to Virginia tagged more than 25,000 fish and provided important conservation data for scientists.
  • More than 10,000 volunteers removed 80 tons of trash and debris from 387 miles of New York State’s shorelines.
  • New York City is upgrading 4 sewage treatment plants to reduce pollution in Jamaica Bay.
  • New data is available to protect Bald eagles and the Cohansey River, an important tributary of Delaware Bay.

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Upcoming Events (Red=NJ; Blue=NY; Green=FL)

Fri Aug 12 @12:00AM
Cape Ann Whale Watch
Fri Aug 12 @ 9:00AM - 02:00PM
Sandy Hook Coast Camp
Sat Aug 13 @12:00AM
Cape Ann Whale Watch
Sun Aug 14 @12:00AM
Cape Ann Whale Watch
Wed Aug 24 @ 6:00PM -
Sunset Seining
Sat Aug 27 @ 9:00AM -
Shore Birds and Wild Edibles
Fri Sep 09 @ 6:30PM - 11:30PM
End of Summer Party
Thu Sep 22 @ 6:00PM -
Fall Equinox Walk
Fri Oct 28 @ 7:00PM -
Spooky Tales/Ghosts of Historic Fort Hancock
Sat Nov 19 @12:00AM
Surf Fishing Clinic