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Volunteer

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities for those interested from beach cleanups to oyster monitoring! 

Cleanups

Public Clean ups

More details about each clean up will be sent separately as the date for the event gets closer.

Sunday, May 20, 2018
10am -12pm
Riverside Gardens
Aberdeen Township, NJ

Saturday, September 22, 2018
10am – 12pm
Conaskunk Point Beach/Wetlands
Union Beach, NJ

Sunday, November 18, 2018
10am – 12pm
Bayside Beach along Sandy Hook Bay
Sandy Hook National Recreation Area

 

Oyster Monitoring

 To add your name to the Soundview oyster monitoring volunteer list, click here!  Click here to learn more about what to expect.

Come check on the oysters, set up fish traps to check out who’s using the reef, and see what we are up to for the summer!

Meeting times:

Tues May 29- meet at the site at 6am

Weds May 30- meet at the site at 6:30am

Thurs May 31- meet at the site at 7:30am

Each monitoring trip lasts approximately 3 hours.  We will meet at the park entrance located at the corner of O’Brien Ave and Leland Ave, Soundview, Bronx NY 10473 (For GPS purposes, you can use the address of 311 Leland Ave, Bronx, NY 10473).  For those of you taking public transportation, the Bx 27 or Bx 39 buses will put you within walking distance (the subway is a further walk).  Bring with you water, sunscreen, a hat, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.  We will provide everything else!

Baykeeper Tabling Events

If you are interested in tabling at community events to spread the word at Baykeeper’s mission, email Sandra at sandra@nynjbaykeeper.org to add your name to our list!

General Volunteers

To add your name to our volunteer email list, email Sandra at sandra@nynjbaykeeper.org

Check back for more volunteer opportunities.