Interact with Barnegat Bay Critters on Display at Stockton at Manahawkin on August 8

Galloway, N.J. - The public is invited to take part in an interactive program and discussion titled, “What Calls Barnegat Bay its Home” at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8 at Stockton University’s Manahawkin location, 712 East Bay Ave.

Barnegat Bay is home to hundreds of species from algae to mammals. Dr. John Wnek, adjunct faculty member with a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, will discuss some of the creatures that inhabit Barnegat Bay.

The program will focus on some resident and seasonal species found in Barnegat Bay and provide an overview of the habitats that are necessary for their survival. Guests will have the opportunity to interact with some of the local Barnegat Bay critters.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please call 609-626-3883 to register.

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Contact:         Marielena Dottoli
                        News and Media Relations
                        Galloway, N.J. 08205
                        (609) 652-1776 ext. 5736