Billion Oyster Project
The Billion Oyster Project (BOP) is an initiative of New York Harbor Foundation and aims to restore oysters to New York Harbor, through restoration-based STEM educational programs and in-water ecosystem restoration. The BOP exhibit this summer will showcase the importance of oysters in estuaries like NY Harbor and how BOP and NY Harbor School has worked to restore about 14 million oysters to date in our harbor. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the wonders of their local waterways by getting to know oysters up close and personal!
Interactive educational activities for youth to learn about oysters and the natural marine habitat within the concrete jungle. Bring out the scientist in you and perform water quality tests of our local waters!
Volunteer Opportunities: BOP has volunteer days every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday throughout the summer for opportunities to tour the hatchery, learn about our underwater neighbors - like seahorses and crabs, and participate in building wire oyster cages, counting baby oysters and building oyster reefs with the BOP team!
|Friday||11:00 am — 4:00 pm|
|Saturday||11:00 am — 4:00 pm|
|Sunday||11:00 am — 4:00 pm|