Please check this page periodically for workshops and programs that we will schedule throughout the year. These programs may also include activities that our Partners within the Barnegat Bay Partnership are conducting. The location, time and fees (if applicable) will be included.

The 2017 Pinelands Short Course is being held at Stockton University on Saturday, March 11,2017. “This is a day long event featuring educational presentations that explore the unique history, ecology and culture of the Pinelands”. Registration Deadline is March 3, 2017. To learn more and download a program brochure please visit To register please visit To learn more about the New Jersey Pinelands, please visit

Barnegat Bay Partnership Education and Outreach Retreat - 3/22/2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM; Located: Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences - The theme of this year's retreat is Telling the Story of Barnegat Bay. Learn how to use the world's oldest teaching method from an expert storyteller. Is a picture really worth a thousand words? A single, captivating image can change minds and inspire action -- learn about visual storytelling techniques and the tools available to everyone. You'll also hear about citizen science, "turtle gardens," and planting the dunes at Island Beach State Park. Register here for this year's Retreat, which will be held at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22nd. As always, attendance is FREE! Lunch will not be provided, but we offer the option of pre-ordering a boxed lunch when you register (or feel free to bring your own).

The Ocean County Soils Conservation District will be hosting their 20th Annual Environmental Educators Roundtable on April 19, 2017 at the Lighthouse Center for Natural Resource Education in Waretown, NJ. This year’s theme is “Re-discovering Barnegat Bay” and doors will open at 3:00 PM. Pre-registration is required and there is a $25 fee. For more information, please call or email Becky Laboy at (609) 971-7002 ext. 114 or

7th Annual Brick Green Fair – Saturday, April 22, 2017, EARTH DAY from 10AM to 2PM at the Brick Township High School. Vendors, Exhibitors, Refreshments, Raffles, Entertainment and More! For more info, contact Keith Rella at (732) 262-1050 or

20th Annual Barnegat Bay Festival. This year’s theme is “The Bounties of Our Watershed”. Sunday, June 4, 2017, 10am-4pm Rain or Shine, Wanamaker Field, Island Heights, NJ, for more information please visit

Weekend at the Reservoir – The Brick Township Municipal Utilities Authority is offering programs at our Reservoir off Herbertsville Road in Brick from May through October concerning the Metedeconk and Barnegat Bay Watersheds. Programs will be held from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The schedule follows: May 21, 2017 the Metedeconk Watershed presented by BTMUA; July 16, 2017 The Barnegat Bay Partnership; August 20, 2017, Everything Ends Up in the Ocean with B.E.A.R.; September 17, 2017, Soil Health and Composting with the Ocean County Soil Conservation District and Ocean County Solid Waste Department.