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BOP in, Trash Out: The Lemon Creek Beach Park Cleanup Saga, in Pictures

Lemon Creek Beach Cleanup was a success!  See below for documentary evidence. Thanks to all who came out, and to the organizers: NYCH2O, the Staten Island Museum, the NYC Parks Department, and the Natural Resources Protection Association!  It’s our Harbor, and our waterfront– we’re so pleased to be able to help care for it in the […]

Meet the Fellows 2016: Jeffrey Bradshaw

The BOP-CCERS Fellowship at Pace University is a two-year professional development and training program designed to give teachers the knowledge and tools to engage their students in hands-on restoration science in New York Harbor.  This is our second year of the program, and the first year in which we have two cohorts overlapping. The program is […]

Meet the Fellows 2016: Emily Chandler

The BOP-CCERS Fellowship at Pace University is a two-year professional development and training program designed to give teachers the knowledge and tools to engage their students in hands-on restoration science in New York Harbor.  This is our second year of the program, and the first year in which we have two cohorts overlapping. The program is […]

ELL Students Become New York Harbor Biodiversity and Water Quality Experts at M.S. 88

Jack Wasylyk teaches 6th and 7th grade English Language Arts at M.S. 88 Peter Rouget in South Slope, Brooklyn. His students are all English Language Learners (ELLs) who’ve either recently arrived to the United States or who’ve grown up in a first generation community.  Jack’s classes are deeply involved in the Billion Oyster Project’s program of […]

March Fellows Colloquium Recap: Oyster Biology and Anatomy

The CCERS Fellowship at Pace is a two‐year professional development program that trains teachers to engage their students in hands‐on environmental STEM and restoration ecology in New York Harbor. The Fellowship is open to NYC Department of Education middle school teachers working in Title I funded schools. Classes and trainings are taught by guest experts, […]

What/Who is BOP-CCERS?

We are a community of students and teachers, professional scientists and citizen scientist volunteers, schools, universities, businesses, and community organizations, all working together to conduct oyster restoration-based scientific research in New York Harbor. Our work is premised on the fundamental principle that schools and communities can and should play direct, active, and authentic roles in […]

Meet the Fellows 2016: Valerie Green-Thomas

The BOP-CCERS Fellowship at Pace University is a two-year professional development and training program designed to give teachers the knowledge and tools to engage their students in hands-on restoration science in New York Harbor.  This is our second year of the program, and the first year in which we have two cohorts overlapping. The program is […]