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NY/NJ Baykeeper fights for access to fishable, swimmable, clean waterways across the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary.
NY/NJ Baykeeper continues to be at the forefront of many environmental advocacy and legal campaigns.
The NY-NJ Harbor Estuary, also known as the Hudson-Raritan Estuary, is a system of waterways and habitats that form one of the most intricate natural harbors in the world. Since 1989, NY/NJ Baykeeper has worked to protect, preserve and restore the environment of the most urban estuary on Earth.
NY/NJ Baykeeper holds exciting events all year round! Please check our Events calendar regularly to stay in the loop. Hope to see you there!
The fight for clean water needs you! Your support today will protect, preserve, and restore the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary! Members enjoy cool merch and discounts to Baykeeper events!
There are so many ways to donate! Your donation today helps ensure a clean, swimmable, fishable watershed for our families and future generations.
Love oysters? Boats? Beach cleanups? Kayaking? Check out our many exciting volunteer opportunities! There's something for everyone!
Amanda joined the NY/NJ Baykeeper team as a full time staff member in January 2020. Amanda started her work with Baykeeper as a Rutgers University student and intern in 2015, and became Baykeeper’s Restoration Program Field Assistant in 2018. Amanda assists the Restoration Program Director with all aspects of the Restoration Program, including aquaculture facility operations, monitoring activities, and project installation. Amanda heads up the living shoreline sediment research which includes experimental design, monitoring, laboratory analysis and data analysis. Amanda also assists with NY/NJ Baykeeper’s microplastics work, kayak program, and education and outreach efforts. Amanda has extensive experience in the field and on the water, is SCUBA Certified and has over 10 years experience owning and operating boats. Amanda received a B.S. degree in Marine Sciences from Rutgers University.