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Meet Harbor School alumna Awa Sylla

In mid-December, the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School held its annual Professional Advisory Committee meeting on Governors Island. Among 60+ industry partners, who attended on behalf of the school’s seven Career & Technical Education programs, was Harbor School grad Awa Sylla. Awa (pictured below) graduated from the Marine Systems Technology CTE program, and has […]

Letting nature (and science) lead in the Hudson River

As 2019 draws to a close, we are excited to shed light on a unique oyster habitat restoration effort unfolding in the Hudson River. Last year, 422 Billion Oyster Project reef structures and 881 reef ball were deployed across five acres of the Hudson River by marine contractors from the NY Thruway Authority — making it the largest oyster restoration […]

Support Billion Oyster Project this Giving Season!

Dear Friends & Supporters, Since 2014, Billion Oyster Project has been working to improve two dynamic and complex systems; New York Harbor and New York City Public School District, the largest and most diverse in the country. Over the years, our work has become more focused and this clarity of mission and purpose has made […]