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NY/NJ Baykeeper Honors Two at Annual Award Reception & Wine Tasting

Posted on Oct 16, 2018

NY/NJ Baykeeper Honors Two at Annual Award Reception & Wine Tasting

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NY/NJ Baykeeper Officially Opens New Headquarters!

Posted on Sep 6, 2018

NY/NJ Baykeeper Officially Opens New Headquarters!

NY/NJ Baykeeper Opens New Matawan...

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ACOE Will Meet to Discuss Plans on Storm Surge Barriers

Posted on Jun 7, 2018

ACOE Will Meet to Discuss Plans on Storm Surge Barriers

UPDATE: The public comments period for the United States Army Corps of Engineers NY-NJ Harbor and Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study has been extended to November 5, 2018. Comments received by November 5th will be considered and incorporated into the draft report anticipated to be released in late November/early December 2018. Comments received after this date will be included with the comments received during the public review of the draft report. The Riverkeeper Alliance has more information about the floodwalls themselves on their website that you can visit here. For more...

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Styrofoam and Its Staggering Effects on the Environment

Posted on Jun 5, 2018

Styrofoam and Its Staggering Effects on the Environment

Each year an estimated 430,000,000,000 Styrofoam and single use plastic containers/utensils are tossed in the trash worldwide. 74,000,000,000 styrofoam cups and plates are thrown in the trash every year in the United States according to the EPA. That is a lot of styrofoam! So, what exactly makes single-use plastics and styrofoam so appealing? They are disposable! No cleanup! Out of sight out of mind! But the truth is that these “one use wonders” have negative long-lasting impacts on the environment and wildlife that call it home. Styrofoam does not break down fully. Styrofoam is made from...

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2018 Independence Day Events!

Posted on May 2, 2018

2018 Independence Day Events!

It is officially July which means there are plenty of upcoming Independence Day events throughout the NY/NJ Harbor Estuary area! For your convenience we have compiled a list of all of the 4th of July events in our area as your guide this Independence day! If there are any in your area that we may missed, feel free to email mmcparland545@gmail.com and we will add it on!   New Jersey events (counties we cover: Monmouth, Middlesex, Union, Essex, Passaic, Bergen, & Hudson) July 1st Paramus Parade including floats, bikes and strollers with food vendors. Donations will be taken for the...

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Liberty State Park SAVED from Commercialization Threats!!

Posted on May 1, 2018

Liberty State Park SAVED from Commercialization Threats!!

May 4th 2018 – Governor Phil Murphy and NJDEP Commissioner McCabe rejected the rigged Liberty National Golf Proposal aimed at usurping the Caven Point Natural Area of LSP! Cheers to the hundreds of people and organizations who urged the protection of our public land! June 1st 2018 – Governor Murphy and NJDEP Commissioner McCabe rejects a proposed marina on the south end of LSP in favor of public trust and ensured that LSP will be managed for people of all incomes to enjoy.  We thank Sam Pesin, President of Friends of Liberty State Park, as well as the Murphy administration, for...

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