Come out on Monday, July 10 and help the American Littoral Society and Operation Oyster make babies for Barnegat Bay in Ocean Gate, NJ. The event will be held at 11 a.m. on the Wildwood Avenue Pier in Ocean Gate, NJ.
You can also join the Littoral Society for special oyster event at Jenkinson's Aquarium on Wednesday, July 12 at 2:30 p.m. Jenkinson's is located at 300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. Admission is required. Say "Spat" to buy one ticket and get one ticket free.
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While Members Day is a time for the American Littoral Society to thank the people who make their work possible, the most popular attendee at the event wasn't even human.
Dassen, an African penguin who lives at Jenkinson's Aquarium, was the hit of the day, attracting non-stop attention from both children and adults.
But those in attendance on Saturday, June 10 also enjoyed great food from the Lusty Lobster, fun excursions around Gateway National Recreation Area's Sandy Hook Unit, and musical entertainment from the Danjos.
The American Littoral Society's Operation Oyster got under way on Friday, June 2, with the aim of improving water quality in New Jersey's Two Rivers area.
The launch event focused on shell bags that will be hung from docks along the river. Those bags will then be monitored to determine if live oysters take up residence.
While the launch focused on the effort to find oysters in the Navesink River, Operation Oyster will involve much more than shell bags. The project will eventually include many partners -- including hotels and restaurants, local residents and area schools, businesses and foundations -- all intent on turning the Navesink and Shrewsbury back into rivers that are safe and clean.
Operation Oyster will also bring together a number of Littoral Society programs with the experience the organization has gained restoring reefs in Barnegat and Delaware Bay.
Join us on Saturday, June 10 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Littoral Society building on Sandy Hook for Members Day.
Members Day is a free day of celebration to thank our members. In addition to electing trustees, the event is full of food, fun, excursions, music and camaraderie. And this year there will be a special African Penguins Program, courtesy of Jenkinson's Aquarium of Point Pleasant, NJ.
Other activities on the agenda, in addition to seining, nature walks and birding include:
Join the American Littoral Society on World Oceans Day, Thursday, June 8, for a Beach Party for Big Blue at the Asbury Park Yacht Club, 1000 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ.
The event will include free family-friendly activities, including a bonfire on the beach and live music beginning at 8:00 p.m. In addition to a silent disco and a kid's dance competition, younger folks can look forward to sand art and trivia games, while adult guests can purchase blue drink specials sponsored by Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery. Throughout the event, films focused on Ocean Planning will be screened.
Buffet-style food will be available for purchase from the Langosta Lounge and Pop's Garage Mexican Cantina. There will also be a special free children's menu.
The evening is co-sponsored by New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, Stevens Institute of Technology, Greenfire Productions, Clean Ocean Action and Surfrider Foundation.