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Volunteer - Billion Oyster Project
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 firstname.lastname@example.org