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Volunteer - Billion Oyster Project

Free
Calendar Next session starts Sep 11, 2019 at 5 pm

Become a Billion Oyster Project Volunteer at SUNY Maritime College and you will be part of a movement to re-establish oysters in the East River and help restore our local waters!

Volunteers meet weekly to work as part of a team to collect data and help maintain Oyster Restoration Stations. Tasks include: assessing site conditions, monitoring weather, water quality testing, measuring oysters, monitoring co-habitating organisms, and settlement ecosystems. Data is collected and shared with dozens of additional Oyster Restoration Stations around New York Harbor.

Ages: High school through Adult

Eligibility: Individuals and groups welcome. Get ready to get your hands dirty and your feet wet!

More info: Contact the Waterfront at (718) 409-2447 or waterfront@sunymaritime.edu





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