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The East River & Carl Schurz Park

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Additional Resources

Videos & Films


‘Billion Oyster Project @ Submerge 2021’

Billion Oyster Project. 2021. 6:50.


‘Dolphins in the East River’.

ABC News. 3/24/21


‘Fighting Climate Change with 1 Billion Oysters’

Munchies. 2021? 7:42


‘How Billion Oyster Project Will Save New York's Waterways | One Small Step’

Now This Earth. 2022? 7:22


‘How One Group Is Restoring Thousands of Oysters to New York Harbor.’

Insider Tech. 2020? 3:14


‘The Lost and Future Wildlife of New York City’s East River’ with Ethan Freedman

Scienceline.  4/8/21. 7:47.

Organizations & Websites


Billion Oyster Project


Riverkeeper.  Restore and Protect New York’s Waterways.


Educational Resources

New York Harbor Estuary Species Identification Guide. 

Billion Oyster Project and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation/Hudson River Estuary Program.  2021


‘Oyster Anatomy’.

Billion Oyster Project. 

Video. 2020. 5:31


Seining for Unusual Visitors in the East River. 

Brooklyn Bridge Park.


Articles & Reports

New York City’s Environmental Progress of the East River Amid Dolphin Siting.  

Logan, Jonathan. 

The Pace Press.  4/15/21


Watching for the Buffleheads.

Nimura, Janice P.

The Morning News. 2/23/11


Why an Oyster Comeback Would Benefit NYC.

Nagaraj, Shiva.

The Morning News. 2/7/22.



Steinberg, Ted. Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York.

Simon and Schuster. 2014.

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