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Barnegat Bay 2020: A Vision for the Future of Conservation July 1, 2008

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) continues to lead the charge to conserve highly valuable land with in the Barnegat Bay watershed by producing this report to build on the success of The Century Plan (1995). Visit TPL’s website for more information including a map … Read more »

Ocean County College Experimental Watershed Final Report June 1, 2008

This report has been prepared to document the findings of activities conducted by Birdsall Engineering, Inc. as part of the Barnegat Bay National Estuary Program Experimental Watershed Project, which focuses on the Ocean County College campus, located in the Township of Dover, Ocean County, New … Read more »

Assessment of a Shallow Ground-Water-Quality Indicator June 29, 2007

Groundwater provides most of the drinking water used in the Barnegat Bay watershed, as well as most of the fresh water input to the estuary. Subsurface flow represents a significant contaminant transport pathway from the land surface to the estuary. Therefore, tracking the status of … Read more »

Assessment of Shallow Ground Water Quality Indicator June 29, 2007

This report, prepared by Christine Weiben of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the BBNEP, is an assessment of one of the indicators presented in the BBNEP Monitoring Program Plan. The BBNEP 2005 State of the Bay Technical Report includes an assessment of … Read more »

Borough of Tuckerton Natural Resource Inventory January 1, 2007

A Natural Resource Inventory forms the foundation of future planning and development of a municipality by taking inventory of the municipalitys natural resource characteristics. This baseline report includes information on the Borough of Tuckertons physical resources, biotic resource and current land uses presented in both … Read more »

Lakewood Township Natural Resource Inventory October 4, 2006

The Lakewood Township Environmental Commission, in consultation with its Planning Board and Township Committee, prepared this Natural Resource Inventory for use as a reference in the land use planning decision making process. This document identifies Lakewood’s natural resources and describes their importance for public health, … Read more »

Ocean Township Environmental Resource Inventory November 1, 2005

The Township of Ocean, in consultation with the Township of Ocean Land Use Board, has prepared this Environmental Resource Inventory as a reference for land use and planning decisions in the Township. The purpose of the Environmental Resource Inventory is to identify the natural resources … Read more »

2005 State of the Bay Technical Report August 1, 2005

Barnegat Bay National Estuary Program’s (BBNEP)2005 State of the Bay Technical Report is a collaborative work of many partnering organizations and committed individuals. The indicators adopted by the BBNEP, six of which are presented in this report, were selected by the BBNEP Science and Technical … Read more »

The Essential Character of the Oyster Creek Watershed April 1, 2004

The purpose of this report by the New Jersey Pinelands Commission is to present information on the natural resources of Oyster Creek that may allow the Commission to reevaluate the existing land management designations. A brief description of the Waretown Creek watershed is also given. … Read more »

A Natural Resource Protection Plan for the Toms River Corridor February 1, 2004

The Toms River Corridor Task Force submitted this report and its recommendations to Jackson Township, Manchester Township, Ocean County, and the New Jersey Pinelands Commission for consideration. Based upon its analysis of available natural resource and land use data, the Task Force recommends that resource … Read more »

Metedeconk Watershed Resources at the Trust for Public Land January 1, 2003

With the USEPA support, the Trust for Public Land, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and U.S. Forest Service designed the Source Water Stewardship Project to foster sustained local and regional efforts to conserve forests and open space, mitigate pollution, and improve water quality. This link will provide … Read more »