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September News Roundup

By Susannah Black
September 22, 2016


A lot of press this month, and Samantha Schmidt’s piece in the New York Times is what started it all… See below for just a selection from the coverage we’ve gotten!  From New Delhi to Ireland to the South China Sea, the world’s heard about BOP this month.  But our local partnerships are still our most crucial– so here’s a shoutout to Adrian Sas of NYC Parks and BOP’s own Blyss Buitrago, who did this amazing Periscope broadcast, straight from Bush Terminal Park!


9/23/16 Izzo, Christina.  Waterfront Oyster Fest.   Time Out.

9/23/16 Laine, Tamara.   Oyster Regatta?  Chasing News

9/15/16 Embiricos, George Eat Oysters at Top NYC Restaurants… Food Republic

9/12/16 Lewis, Danny Thousands of Toilets Submerged in NY Smithsonian

9/9/16 New York to Revive Oyster… The

9/9/16 AFP De vielles toilettes pour ramener… Huffington Post Quebec

9/7/16 Adler, Ben.  Can Toilets Revive NYC’s Oyster Population? Grist.



9/7/16 A McGhee, Gillian New York City Turning Toilets Rivet Radio


9/7/16 Experts Explain Plan… WCBS News

9/7/16 Laskow, Sarah New York City is Building a Home for 50K Oysters Atlas Obscura

9/7/16 Chung, Jen.  50,000 Oysters are Being Installed… Gothamist


9/7/16 Guarino, Ben.  NYC’s Newest Oyster Bed… Washington Post.

9/6/16 AP NYC Bay to get Oysters on Beds Made from Recycled Toilets. Miami Herald.

9/6/16 AP Oysters Grown on Old Toilets Used to Clean City Waters.  NY Post.


9/6/16 AP NYC Bay to get Oysters on Beds…

9/6/16 Mocker, Greg 5000 Recycled Toilets and Thousands of Oysters… WPIX11

9/6/16 50K Oysters to Help Clean Jamaica Bay ABC News

9/6/16 NYC Building Oyster Bed in Jamaica Bay with Old Toilets. NBC News

9/6/16 Yoneda, Yuka.  5K Old Toilets Will Soon be Home to 50K Oysters.  Inhabitat

9/6/16 Kern-Jedruchowska, Ewa.  50K Oysters to Grow in Jamaica Bay DNAInfo

9/6/16 Feeney, Sheila Anne. Jamaica Bay Oyster Restoration AM New York

9/6/16 AFP New York to Grow Oysters… NDTV

9/6/16 Scheffler, Daniel.  Why it Matters How Old Oysters on Your Plate Are.  South China Morning Post.











9/5/16 Schmidt, Samantha.  Oysters are Nearly Extinct in New York Waters… NY Times.