Thousands of volunteers joined Commissioner Bob Martin and DEP employees on June 3 for the 6th Barnegat Bay Blitz, a watershed-wide cleanup effort that draws attention to the Christie Administration’s comprehensive effort to protect and enhance this unique ecological resource. The cleanup targeted cleanup of trash and debris in a wide variety of areas, including wetlands, stream banks, storm water discharge points, schools, trails, docks, areas around bulkheads and the waters of the bay itself. Read more.
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Evan Sherer righting an overturned Horseshoe Crab and returning it to the water’s edge after being stranded by the high tide. For more information on how you can help protect NJ’s horseshoe crabs visit www.returnthefavornj.org