Restoring Thompsons Beach Salt Marsh along the Delaware Bayshore

To restore Thompsons Beach, along New Jersey's Delaware Bayshore, in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, a team led by Conserve Wildlife Foundation and American Littoral Society removed debris from the beach, removed rubble from the road leading to the beach, and placed over 40,000 cubic yards of sand (weighing over 9 million pounds) onto the beach. We [...]

Nature Notes: Early Spring on Sandy Hook

Today, I enjoyed a beautiful, warm and sunny, early spring day on Sandy Hook in Highlands, New Jersey. After the winter we had, today seemed like a long awaited miracle. I chose to spend my morning and early afternoon birding with a friend. We joined Monmouth County Audubon Society's walk and saw a ton of [...]

NJ Has 20 Coastal Lakes (Who Knew?) And They All Need Help

On Tuesday, I attended the Coastal Lakes Summit: Moving to a Healthier and More Resilient Future at Monmouth University.  The Summit was organized by the Urban Coast Institute (UCI), which strives to “serve the public interest as a forum for research, education, and collaboration that fosters the application of the best available science and policy [...]