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On-the-Water Events Schedule 2018

Posted on May 10, 2018

On-the-Water Events Schedule 2018

We welcome you to join us on your local waterway! Whether you’re into ship graveyards, or just want to learn how to kayak, our on-the-water activities offer something for everyone! Free Kayak Wednesdays Where: Keyport, NJ beach at the intersection of 1st and Broad Streets When: 5:30PM and 6:30PM on July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, and August 8.  No registration is required. First come, first served. Two 30 minute kayak trips will be launched at 5:30pm and 6:00PM. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be provided. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by...

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Our Risk, Their Reward. Stop the Williams Transco Pipeline

Posted on May 9, 2018

Our Risk, Their Reward. Stop the Williams Transco Pipeline

About the Proposed Pipeline Williams Transco has proposed a 23.4-mile, 26 inch diameter pipeline project to expand its existing Transco transmission system to transport natural gas from the Marcellus Shale region through Raritan Bay to New York. If built, the pipeline will disrupt YOUR fishing, boating. and recreational activities! Construction of the pipeline would also disturb 14,000 acres of habitat for clams, horseshoe crabs, fish, and other marine animals. The project is proposed to be completed by the end of 2019. This is a step backwards for our energy policy and the environment by...

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Adopt an Oyster to Support Coastal Resiliency and Clean Water Today!

Posted on Apr 30, 2018

Adopt an Oyster to Support Coastal Resiliency and Clean Water Today!

Give the gift of clean water! Click here to learn more....

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Save Liberty State Park from Commercialization Threats

Posted on Apr 30, 2018

Save Liberty State Park from Commercialization Threats

Liberty State Park’s public open space is threatened once again. Liberty State Park’s Caven Point Natural Area Has Been SAVED!  On May 4, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy and NJDEP Commissioner McCabe rejected the rigged Liberty National Golf Proposal aimed at usurping the Caven Point Natural Area of Liberty State Park! Cheers to the hundreds of people and organizations who urged the protection of our public land! The Fight for Caven Point in 360 from Jonathan Tobias on Vimeo.   A coalition of organizations sent a letter to NJDEP on February 23, 2018 urging the rejection of...

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5 Easy Ways to Make Our Harbor-Estuary a Littler Greener and Bluer this Earth Month!

Posted on Apr 1, 2018

5 Easy Ways to Make Our Harbor-Estuary a Littler Greener and Bluer this Earth Month!

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Time is Running out to Take Action Against Williams Pipeline!

Posted on Mar 22, 2018

Sandra Meola Policy and Communications Director May 10, 2018 NY/NJ Baykeeper and our partners are battling the interstate Williams Transco Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project. The NESE project proposes a 23.4-mile pipeline to transport natural fracked gas from PA through Raritan Bay at Old Bridge, NJ to New York City. If built, the pipeline will disrupt commercial and recreational fishing and boating, having an adverse impact on marinas and boaters in Cheesequake Creek, Sandy Hook, and the rest of the Raritan Bay area. Construction of the pipeline would also disturb 14,000 acres of...

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