Archives: BOP-CCERS Colloquium Recaps

Intro to New York Harbor Part 2: After the Clean Water Act

New York Harbor’s water is cleaner than it was 100 years ago and its biodiversity is on the rise thanks to laws like the Clean Water Act and the tireless work of water protectors- and you can be a part of it! New York Harbor’s health suffered tremendously with the rise of the city’s economy […]

How Can Design Change Our City’s Waterfront for the Better- and How Can You Get Involved?

Collaboration between landscape designers, architects, scientists, environmental activists, curators, and the public- rather than a top-down approach- is key to envisioning a more resilient New York City. Art and design can play a key role in helping us imagine the New York City we want- and it’s up to all of us to shape this […]

What’s Going On with Oysters in New Jersey?

Oysters are functionally extinct in New York Harbor (although at Billion Oyster Project, we’re slowly changing that!).  But less than 150 miles south of our headquarters on Governors Island, New Jersey has a thriving oyster fishery in Delaware Bay, thanks to a partnership between the NJ DEP, researchers at the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory (HSRL) at […]

Can Habitat Restoration Improve Water Quality in Urban Estuaries?  September 2016 BOP-CCERS Colloquium

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, […]

A Survey of Oyster Research with David Kimbro at the BOP-CCERS June Fellowship Colloquium

At the Billion Oyster Project, we talk a lot about how oysters are a keystone species- a species that plays a unique and crucial role in an ecological community.  The originator of the term, Bob Paine, passed away last month- a remembrance of him in The Atlantic describes him as a “giant of ecology” whose […]

BOP-CCERS May Colloquium Recap: The Microbiology of New York Harbor

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, […]

April Colloquium Recap: Water Chemistry

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, […]

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, […]