Thurs, Oct 11: Harbor School 15th Anniversary Celebration

Billion Oyster Project is proud to host the 15th Anniversary Celebration of the New York Harbor School. Please join us on Thursday, October 11, 2018 in support of this exciting milestone! This festive day includes a Founders Luncheon in celebration of the partners who helped launch Harbor School. NBC’s own Willie Geist will host, with Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby, the nation’s […]

Blue Point Brewing: $20K Gift and Beer That Gives Back

Blue Point Brewing Company Donates $20,000 to nonprofit Billion Oyster Project and Releases New Beer to Benefit Oyster Reef Restoration in NYC   New York, NY, August 1, 2018: Long Island brewer Blue Point Brewing Company has donated $20,000 to the nonprofit Billion Oyster Project to further enable the organization to install and maintain Community […]

Interview with Tanasia Swift, Community Reefs Regional Manager

This July, Coney Island locals installed a Community Oyster Reef (think community garden in New York Harbor), in the Lower Bay off of Coney Island. Tanasia tells us about the project’s origin and purpose. We know that oyster reefs create habitat for thousands of species and can help to protect shorelines from storm damage. Why […]

Brookfield Place

Special thanks to Brookfield Place for supporting Billion Oyster Project through their Fresh Catch Series, taking place on the Brookfield Place Waterfront every Friday and Saturday from July 20 to August 11.

Community Boating in Bush Terminal Park

The Billion Oyster Project, in partnership with the Gowanus Dredgers canoe club and Sunset Spark, a local educational nonprofit, is offering a small-scale community rowing and paddling program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn this summer. Among the goals of the program: to provide access to the water for the neighborhood residents and to assess the possibility […]

Welcoming New Board Members

NYC’s Billion Oyster Project Appoints Three New Board Members   New York, NY, July 16, 2018: Joining the Billion Oyster Project Board of Directors are Robin Bramwell-Stewart, J.D.; Andria Castellanos, MBA; and Noah Heller, Ph.D. “Robin, Andria, and Noah have all served New York City communities for many years, and their talent and expertise will […]