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There are plenty of ways for you to stay involved and to take action.  Check out some of the many events we have going on throughout the year. Share with your friends and family, and help us protect and restore the Bay!

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin

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Upcoming Events

Aug
20
Tue
Harvey Cedars Commissioner Board Meeting @ Borough Hall
Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Toms River Green Team Meeting @ Poseidon Academy Building
Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Mantoloking Town Council Meeting @ Mantoloking Firehouse
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Howell Township Town Council Meeting @ Howell Township Municipal Building
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Berkley Environmental Commission Meeting @ Town Hall
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

 

Stafford Township Town Council Meetings @ Council Meeting Room
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Jackson Township Environmental Commission Meeting @ Town Hall Main Meeting Room
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

The Commission is established for the protection, development or use of natural resources, including water resources, located within the territorial limits of the Township of Jackson. The Commission shall have power to conduct research into the use and possible use of the open land areas of the Township and may coordinate the activities of unofficial bodies organized for similar purposes and may advertise, prepare, print and distribute books, maps, charts, plans and pamphlets which, in its judgment, it deems necessary for its purposes. It shall keep an index of all open areas, publicly or privately owned, including open marshlands, swamps and other wetlands, in order to obtain information on the proper use of such areas, and may from time to time recommend to the Planning Board plans and programs for inclusion in the Master Plan and the development and use of such areas.

Point Pleasant Beach Town Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Aug
21
Wed
Barnegat Light Planning Board Meeting @ Municipal Building
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm

***Meeting details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the meeting organizer when planning to attend.

Natural Lands Trust Program Advisory Committee Meeting @ Ocean County Administration Building
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Natural Lands Trust Fund Program was established to acquire and maintain environmentally sensitive lands, natural areas or open spaces that would generally remain in their natural state and for the preservation of farmland. The objective of the program, is to establish of a system of protected lands which, in combination with the Farmlands Preservation Program, enhance the quality of life in Ocean County by:

  • Helping to maintain the County’s rural characteristics;
  • Protecting critical environmental resources and water supply;
  • Maintaining and enhancing active agriculture;
  • Buffering areas that are not compatible with development.

In 1997, the residents of Ocean County, overwhelmingly voted to establish the Ocean County Natural Lands Trust Program. The approval of a 1.2 cent dedicated tax provides the Board of Chosen Freeholders with the funds to acquire lands in Ocean County for conservation and farmland preservation. On February 18, 1998, the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders established a nine member Natural Lands Trust Fund Advisory Committee to advise on the preparation of the required open space plan and the nomination of properties to be acquired through the Natural Lands Trust Fund. The committee’s purpose is to review nominations for the Trust Fund and to forward recommendations to the Board of Chosen Freeholders for consideration.

The program now generates over $10 million per year for natural lands acquisitions and farmland preservation. Several important parcels have been preserved and acquired through partnerships with non-profits, municipalities and the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

For more information on the program click here.

** November/December meetings are combined. Date and location to be determined. Meetings are subject to change, please contact the Ocean County Planning Department to confirm dates at 732-929-2054.