August News Roundup

*LATE BREAKING* 8/31/16 Alec Appelbaum digs into BOP and our potential policy work with John Cronin in a piece for FastCoExist, here. 8/16/16 Siobhan Wallace does an awesome (really awesome) deep dive into BOP’s impact on one area of Brooklyn in Bringing Back our Oysters, for Greenpointers. 8/15/16 Max Watman discusses oyster resurgence and BOP in A Classic […]

On the Waterfront: Community Reefs Update

With three sites now installed – two of them installed just this summer – BOP’s Community Reefs are thriving! At Bush Terminal Park, BOP staff and Harbor School interns installed the reef and have performed two monitoring events with friends and partners from Sunset Spark, Pace University, and even Brooklyn Bridge Park, the site of […]

September Events & Volunteering Roundup

September is always a huge BOP month – and this year is no exception!  Join us for any or all of the following events, and go here for volunteering opportunities; as always, email us at restore at nyharbor dot org with any questions. September 8: First day of School! Welcome back to all Harbor School […]

BOP is Hiring!

Join our crew! Job Title: Billion Oyster Project Engineer Deadline to Apply: 08/25/16 Job Description: BOP Engineer Through funding from the National Science Foundation, New York Harbor Foundation is seeking to hire an Engineer or Educator with a background in computer science, physical computing, environmental engineering, and a firm grasp of project management to support […]

Director’s Debrief, August 2016: Community Reefs

Friends and Supporters, I am sitting under the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP). One of my favorite places in the city, BBP is designed specifically around the water as a resource of value. Paths lead right to the water’s edge and New Yorkers can walk down and interpret the signs warning them to […]

Billion Oyster People: John Cronin

John Cronin, Harbor School’s 2016 commencement speaker, is someone whose influence on Billon Oyster Project can’t be overemphasized.  Now the Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs at Pace University’s Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, Cronin came to public prominence as the first Hudson Riverkeeper, a post to which he was appointed in 1983.  Throughout his career, he has been […]