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The NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance (NJCAA) has just released its latest report, Resilience. Preparing New Jersey For Climate Change: Policy Considerations from the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance. The report is the culmination of almost two year's of effort including research on climate change impacts in New Jersey, leading practices as well as extensive stakeholder engagement.
Get ready for the warm weather and the rebirth in nature! The annual New Jersey State Park Pass hangtag, which provides free entrance for one calendar year to the parks and forests facilities that charge daily walk-in or parking fees, is available now.
The DEP Bulletin, an information service provided semi-monthly by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, is now available at the NJ State Publications Digital Library for issues from 1976 through 2007. It includes a calendar of Events of Interest and a Schedule of Public Hearings as well as a list of construction permit applications recently filed or acted upon by the agency.
DEP's Division of Fish and Wildlife and the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey will host two sessions of an exciting week-long residential summer program at the Sedge Island Natural Resource Education Center for motivated students interested in exploring New Jersey's salt marsh environment. For more information, visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/sedge.htm
With the return of the spring fishing season, the Department of Environmental Protection is reminding all saltwater anglers and owners of for-hire vessels in New Jersey to register or re-register online with the state's free saltwater fishing registry. To register, visit www.saltwaterregistry.nj.gov
Mark your calendars and sign up now by completing an online pledge card to help clean up Barnegat Bay! The NJ Department of Environmental Protection has already begun to enlist schools, organizations, local businesses and other partners to participate in the 2nd Barnegat Bay Blitz, set for Wednesday, May 9. www.nj.gov/dep/barnegatbay/bbblitz . . .
Another 212 acres in the Barnegat Bay watershed will be permanently preserved under the terms of a settlement between the Department of Environmental Protection and a Bridgewater quarry owner to settle a seven-year-old dispute over alleged disturbance of more than six acres of wetlands and buffer areas in Somerset County, Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.